Visceral organ of colored broiler chicken (Gallus domesticus) fed with commercial ration supplemented with varying levels of black soldier fly frozen larvae (Hermetia illucens) under free range

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Visceral organ of colored broiler chicken (Gallus domesticus) fed with commercial ration supplemented with varying levels of black soldier fly frozen larvae (Hermetia illucens) under free range

Niña Mae R. Villar
J. Bio. Env. Sci.18( 2), 61-72, February 2021.
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This study was conducted atcmU Poultry Production Project, Musuan, and Maramag Bukidnon to evaluate the effect of Black Soldier Fly Larvae (Hermetia illucens) under a free-range condition in the commercial ration on the visceral organ of colored broiler chicken. A total of 12 birds were obtained from a flock of 48 colored broiler chickens from a growth performance study. The treatments were as follows: Treatment 1 = 100g commercial feeds (control), Treatment 2 = 95% commercial feeds + 5% BSF larvae, Treatment 3 = 90% commercial feeds + 10% BSF larvae and Treatment 4 = 85% commercial feeds + 15% BSF larvae. Based on the result of analysis of variance (ANOVA), it showed no significant differences among the parameters of the studied weights of the crop with and without fill, weight of proventriculus without fill, weight of small intestine with and without fill, large intestine with and without fill, caeca with and without fill, weight of heart, and weight of gall bladder. However, the weight of proventriculus plus gizzard with fill, weight of liver, weight of spleen, weight of pancreas revealed significant differences based on Duncan’s Multiple Range Test (DMRT). Furthermore, Black Soldier Fly Larvae (Hermetia illucens) were highly recommended to animals because there were no detrimental observed in the study. This result indicates that using Black Soldier Fly Larvae (Hermetia illucens) as supplementation ration can improve the visceral organ performance of broiler chicken.


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