Effect of Dıetary Supplementatıon wıth Dıfferent Levels of Creatıne Monohydrate on Productıve and Carcass Performance of Broıler chicks

Nma Hassan Ahmed1, Saman Abdulmajid Rashid1 & Muhammet Ali Kara2

  1Dept. Of Animal Science, College of Agricultural Sciences, Univ. Of Sulaimani.

 2Institute of Science, Siirt University, Turkey.


The study was conducted to investigate the effects of dietary supplementation with different levels of Creatine Monohydrate on productive and carcass performance of broiler chickens. Day old Ross 308 broiler chicks, divided into three periods with 4 treatments for each 3 replicates based on completely randomized design for 42 days. Feed and water were provided as ad libitum. Chicks were divided into four treatments for 3 periods (1-42, 28-42 and 35-42) days, control was 30 birds and for each treatment 90 birds; each treatment for one period contained three replicates of 10 birds. Dietary Creatine Monohydrate was added to the diet from the first day to the end of experimental which lasted 42 days at levels of 0% (Control), for each period 0.05%(T1),0.075%(T2) and 0.1%(T3). The body weight was significantly (P<0.05) there was effect to creatine Monohydrate supplementation at period (1-42) on body weight also was effect to creatine Monohydrate supplementation at period (1-42) on weight gain, it was not significantly (P<0.05), effect on breast meat yield at period (1-42). However, Creatine monohydrate had no significant effect on feed intake at the period (1-42, 28-42 and 35-42), there was no significant effect on feed conservation ratio, mortality and Thigh meat yield at periods (1-41, 28-42 and 35-42). Creatine monohydrate had no significant effect on (body weight, weight gain, and breast meat yield) at periods (28-42 and 35-42).

  Key Words: Broiler Chicks, Creatine Monohydrate, Diet,  Performance


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