Evaluation of sodium bisulphite in sorghum-based broiler diets

The University of Sydney

  • Project code: PRJ-007639

  • Project stage: Closed

  • Project start date: Tuesday, May 1, 2012

  • Project completion date: Friday, May 31, 2013

  • National Priority: CME-Priority 3-Contributing to efficient and secure chicken production systems


This project is designed to establish if sodium bisulphite (NaHSO3) will enhance the nutritive value of sorghum in broiler chickens.


Chicken Meat

Research Organisation

The University of Sydney

Objective Summary

This project will evaluate the merits of sodium bisulphite (NaHSO3) inclusion in ‘all-sorghum’ and complete, sorghum-based broiler diets in respect of growth performance and nutrient utilisation.