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Vol. 8, Special Issue 1 (2023)

Comparative study on growth performance of Giriraja and Raja–II birds in Gadag region

Author(s): Dharmaraj GY, Shivakumar K Radder, Prasanna SB, Rudresh BH, Nagaraja R and Mahantesh M Nekar
Abstract:
Giriraja and Raja–II breeds are dual purpose type breeds and helps in improving the production. Total 90-day old chicks were distributed into two groups with 45 Giriraja chicks in T1 group and 45 Raja II chicks in T2 group. To comparative the growth performance of Giriraja and Raja–II birds in Gadag region this study was conducted for 56 days. Except for the first week of their growth which shows comparatively higher weight gain in Raja II chicks (p ≤0.05) and there was no significant difference observed in body weight, feed consumption and feed efficiency in both the groups. It is concluded that these birds are equally suitable for rearing on deep litter system as observed by similar rates of body weight gains, feed consumption and FCR.
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How to cite this article:
Dharmaraj GY, Shivakumar K Radder, Prasanna SB, Rudresh BH, Nagaraja R, Mahantesh M Nekar. Comparative study on growth performance of Giriraja and Raja–II birds in Gadag region. Int J Vet Sci Anim Husbandry 2023;8(1S):20-22. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/veterinary.2023.v8.i1Sa.510
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