A Review of the Nutritive Value of Sorghum for Broilers

  • 68 pages

  • Published: 18 Jun 2009

  • Author(s): Bryden, By W L, et al

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This RIRDC report is a resource for those who wish to increase the utilisation of sorghum by poultry, especially industry nutritionists and will also provide comprehensive information for those who engage in sorghum research, whether they be plant or animal scientists.

Sorghum is an important grain crop for the Australian poultry industry but in some circumstances suboptimal production occurs in young broilers fed sorghum based diets.

This report is reviews sorghum production in Australian in detail, with an emphasis on the factors in sorghum that determine its nutrient content and utilisation by poultry.