Parameter T1 T2 T3 T4 SEM Sign.
Total DM intake 6909.8 6981.1 6991.1 7122.0 44.59 Ns
Daily DM intake 141.0 142.5 142.5 145.3 0.91 Ns
Initial weight 42.5 43.2 43.0 42.7 0.25 Ns
Final weight 1618.0 1688.6 1730.7 1768.5 38.48 Ns
Weight change 1574.8 1646.1 1688 1725.5 38.48 Ns
Daily weight 33.0 34.5 35.3 36.1 0.78 Ns
Mortality 0.3 1.3 1.7 1.7 0.30 Ns
FCR 4.3 4.1 4.0 4.0 0.08 Ns
NS: Non Significant; SEM: Standard Error of Mean; T1: Full Maize; T2: 15% Sorghum; T3: 30% Sorghum; T4: 45% Sorghum.
Table 7: Dry matter intake, body weight gain, feed conversion ratio and mortality of commercial broilers fed ration containing increasing level of sorghum replacing maize during the entire period (1 to 49 days).