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Available phosphorus requirement of broilers
Summary The project will determine the available P requirement of broiler chickens and factors affecting P utilisation from 121 and 2242 days of age.
Program Chicken Meat
Research organisation The University of Queensland
Objective summary 1) Reevaluate the available phosphorus (AP) requirement of broiler chickens.
2) Determine the effect of phytase on dietary P utilisation
3) Reexamine the optimal Ca:P ratio in broiler chickens
4) Provide safe guidelines to more costeffectively address P requirements of broiler chickens.
Project Stage Closed
Project start date Friday, July 01, 2011
Project completion date Monday, July 15, 2013
Journal articles from project Not Available
National priority An environmentally sustainable Australia
Rural priority Adoption of R&D
RIRDC goal CME-Increase the productivity and efficiency of chicken meat production
Principal researcher Xiuhua Li
Research manager Michael Beer
Admin contact Blake Chapman