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Evaluation of sodium bisulphite in sorghum-based broiler diets
Summary This project is designed to establish if sodium bisulphite (NaHSO3) will enhance the nutritive value of sorghum in broiler chickens.
Program Chicken Meat
Research organisation The University of Sydney
Objective summary This project will evaluate the merits of sodium bisulphite (NaHSO3) inclusion in ‘allsorghum’ and complete, sorghumbased broiler diets in respect of growth performance and nutrient utilisation.
Project Stage Closed
Project start date Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Project completion date Friday, May 31, 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 Peter Selle
Research manager Kylie Hewson
Admin contact Pearly Harumal