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Effect of dietary intervention on the performance and biochemical indices of broilers challenged with Aspergillus flavus

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Author(s): S. A. Bolu, | O. A. Olatunde | V. Ojo

Journal: Research Opinions in Animal & Veterinary Sciences
ISSN 2221-1896

Volume: 1;
Issue: 5;
Start page: 292;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: Vitamins A | C | Methionine | Lysine | Aspergillus Challenged Birds

ABSTRACT
A study was conducted to determine the effects of dietary interventions of vitamins A, C, methionine and lysine singly and their combination on broilers challenged with Aspergillus flavus. The interventions were Vitamins A and C (A+C), methionine and lysine (METH+LYS) and their combination (A+C+METH+LYS). The experiment which was conducted for 8 weeks employed a completely randomized design. Feed intake, weight gain, nutrient retention and feed conversion efficiency were significantly influenced (P
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