Evaluation of sodium bisulphite in sorghum-based broiler diets


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.

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Project Start Date

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Project Completion Date

Friday, May 31, 2013

National Priority

An environmentally sustainable Australia

National Priority

CME-Improve chicken meat production through the whole supply chain