AgriFutures Chicken Meat Program RD&E Snapshot
As we head into a new research, development and extension (RD&E) period for the Australian chicken meat industry (2022–2027), it is timely to reflect on...
Published: 20 Mar 2019
Author(s): PH Selle, AF Moss, HH Truong , A Khoddami, DJ Cadogan , ID Godwin , SY Liu Learn
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Feed grains, such as wheat and sorghum, are included in poultry and livestock diets to provide energy from the digestion of starch. Although wheat is the dominant feed grain in poultry in Australia, It is expected that approximately 400,000 tonnes of sorghum will be required annually as feed grain for meat chickens. This review provides a comprehensive analysis of sorghum as a feed grain for meat chicken production in Australia.