Native Siling labuyo (Capsicum annum) as growth promoter on colored broiler chicken (Sunshine)

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Native Siling labuyo (Capsicum annum) as growth promoter on colored broiler chicken (Sunshine)


The study was conducted at Cagayan State University, Piat Campus-Integrated Farm to evaluate the potential of native Siling labuyo “Capsicum annum” as growth promoter to broiler chicken (Sunshine). Complete Randomized Design (CRD) was used as research design with four (4) treatments (T1– FFR + 50 grams chilli powder, T2– FFR+30 g CP, T3– FFR+10 g CP and T4-Pure FFR), each having three (3) replications. Based on the findings, there are no significant difference among the four treatments on the growth performance, carcass quality and organoleptic characteristics. However, numerical data showed an interesting improvement in feed intake, weekly gain in weight, percentage growth rate (%), feed conversion ratio, as well as carcass features in diets with 50 g of chili powder compared to pure FFR. Further, the meat of chickens is generally acceptable in appearance, aroma, texture or tenderness and flavor to consumers.


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