Effect of Spirulina and Probiotic on Growth Performance of Japanese Quail





The aim of current project is to fortify the quail feeds with various types of supplements such as spirulina, Used as a substitute for Prob. & study the growth performance to recognize the best formula of spirulina for best production. untreated was feed on standard diet, Spirulina group was feed with Spirulina , Probiotics complex group was feed with probiotics complex, Mix Spirulina with probiotic complex group was feed with above Spirulina  & probiotic. complex. BW, BWG, FI & FCE were daily recoded. Results noted at  highest significant increase (P≤0.05) for the addition of spirulina occurred in the average body weight of Japanese quail compared to the control and other treated groups. The highest significant increase (P≤0.05) occurred in the BWG rates of birds treated with the addition of spirulina for weeks (1 and 4) and the cumulative (1-6) weeks. the highest rate (p≤0.05) of feed consumption was recorded in the group of birds treated with spirulina for weeks (2, 3, 4, 5, and 6). and the cumulative feed consumption rate from (1-6) weeks compared with the other treatments and the control group. Rresults showed FCE rates recorded a significant improvement in adding spirulina during (1,2,3,4,6) weeks and the cumulative feed conversion efficiency average (1-6) weeks for birds. From this research, we concluded that adding spirulina to quail diets improved productive traits.


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Effect of Spirulina and Probiotic on Growth Performance of Japanese Quail. (2023). University of Thi-Qar Journal of Agricultural Research, 12(2), 70-80. https://doi.org/10.54174/utjagr.v12i2.264