Cashew reject meal in diets of laying chickens: nutritional and economic suitability

Taiwo O Akande, Akinyinka O Akinwumi, Taye O Abegunde
  • Journal of Animal Science and Technology, May 2015, Springer Science + Business Media
  • DOI: 10.1186/s40781-015-0051-7

cashew kernel meal in broiler's diet

What is it about?

cashew kernel meal is an important plant protein that can adequately replace groundnut cake in diets of layers. The study showed cashew kernel cake replaced groundnut cake with favourable performance indices at a reduced cost in laying hens nutrition

Why is it important?

Cashew is available in Nigeria. Nigeria is largest producer in the world. There are few reports on economic valuation of cashew kernel meal in diet of poultry


Dr Taiwo Oladoye Akande
Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife

This paper has produced a feasible alternative and additional non-conventional protein source for laying birds.

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