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Effect of bay laurel (Laurus nobilis L.) leaf powder dietary supplementation on dressing percent, carcass traits, carcass cuts and some internal organs of quail

By: Mohammed Ali Makki Al Rubaee

Key Words: Bay laurel leaf, Dressing percent, Carcass, Cuts, Quail.

J. Bio. Env. Sci. 13(3), 141-147, September 2018.

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This study was conducted to measure the Effect of bay laurel (Laurus nobilis L.) leaf powder dietary supplementation on dressing percent’s, carcass trait, carcass cuts and some internal organs of meat type quail by 0, 1, 2, 3% to the diets fed to 180 seven days old meat type quail randomly distributed to four treatments with three replicates for each treatment (15 bird /replicate). The results showed that bay laurel (Laurus nobilis L.) leaf powder dietary supplementation significantly by increased live body weight, carcass weight, dressing percent, and percentage weights of breast, drumstick, and thigh cuts. Adding bay laurel leaf powder improve taste, tenderness, and total acceptance of breast meat.

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Effect of bay laurel (Laurus nobilis L.) leaf powder dietary supplementation on dressing percent, carcass traits, carcass cuts and some internal organs of quail

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Mohammed Ali Makki Al Rubaee.
Effect of bay laurel (Laurus nobilis L.) leaf powder dietary supplementation on dressing percent, carcass traits, carcass cuts and some internal organs of quail.
J. Bio. Env. Sci. 13(3), 141-147, September 2018.
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