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Performance Index of Turkey Broilers Supplemented with Sodium Sulphate in Fish Meal Free Diet

Vishal Sharma, Devender Singh, Sandeep Dhillod, Man Singh, Narender Singh and Dipinchander Yadav

Department of Livestock Production Management, Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Hisar, Haryana 125004

Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal August 2022: 99 (8) - pages 36 to 40
(Received: , Accepted: )


An experiment was conducted to study the effect of inorganic sulphate supplementation on the performance index of turkey broilers in fish meal free ration. One hundred and eighty, days old commercial turkey poults were subjected to nine dietary treatments consisting of two replicates of ten poults in each replicate - were reared for a period of 16 weeks to find the effect of supplementing sodium sulphate in feed at different levels viz. 0.2%, 0.3% and 0.4 % with and without lysine compared to fish meal incorporated diet. Supplementation of 0.4 % sodium sulphate with (T8) or without lysine (T4) significantly (P<0.05) increased the performance index of turkey broilers as compared to turkey fed with fish meal diet. Addition of 0.4 % sodium sulphate to vegetable protein based ration was able to overcome the deficiency of methionine and resulted in better performance than that of fish meal incoorporated diet

Key Words: sodium sulphate, turkey, fish meal, Performance index

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