Available phosphorus requirement of broilers

Summary

The project will determine the available P requirement of broiler chickens and factors affecting P utilisation from 1-21 and 22-42 days of age.

Program

Chicken Meat

Research Organisation

The University of Queensland

Objective Summary

1) Re-evaluate the available phosphorus (AP) requirement of broiler chickens. 2) Determine the effect of phytase on dietary P utilisation 3) Re-examine the optimal Ca:P ratio in broiler chickens 4) Provide safe guidelines to more cost-effectively address P requirements of broiler chickens.

Project Code

PRJ-006708

Project Stage

Closed

Project Start Date

Friday, July 1, 2011

Project Completion Date

Monday, July 15, 2013

National Priority

An environmentally sustainable Australia

National Priority

CME-Improve chicken meat production through the whole supply chain

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