Year 2020, Volume 67 , Issue 4, Pages 373 - 379 2020-09-01

The effects of perch cooling on performance, carcass, and meat quality characteristics and behaviour of broilers reared at high temperatures with different litter thicknesses

Evrim DERELİ FİDAN [1] , Mehmet Kenan TÜRKYILMAZ [2] , Ahmet NAZLIGÜL [3] , Mehmet KAYA [4]


The aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of cooled perch and litter thickness on performance, meat quality, carcass, and behaviour traits on broilers reared at high environmental temperatures. A total of 459 1 day-old male broiler chicks were randomly assigned to nine treatment groups based on the perch treatment (no perch, non-cooled perches, cooled perches) and litter thicknesses (1, 7 and 14 cm) with three replicates. Body weight was higher in broilers reared at cooled perch group at 6 wks (P<0.05). Body weight of chickens reared under the 1 cm thickness was found higher than the 7 and 14 cm of litter thickness chickens at 6 wks. Live and carcass weights, total breast and drum weights were higher in broilers reared at 1 cm litter thickness. The perch-contact incidence of chickens reared under the cooled perch was found higher than the non-cooled chickens for all hours at 6 wks. In conclusion, it is indicated that perch cooling and 1 cm of litter thickness have a beneficial effect on broiler performance exposed to high temperatures.
Broiler, cool perch, meat quality, perching, performance
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Primary Language en
Subjects Veterinary
Journal Section Research Article
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-9805-6162
Author: Evrim DERELİ FİDAN (Primary Author)
Institution: Aydın Adnan Menderes University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Animal Science
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-7600-2390
Author: Mehmet Kenan TÜRKYILMAZ
Institution: Aydın Adnan Menderes University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Animal Science
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-1476-4039
Author: Ahmet NAZLIGÜL
Institution: Aydın Adnan Menderes University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Animal Science
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-2377-4474
Author: Mehmet KAYA
Institution: Aydın Adnan Menderes University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Animal Science
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : September 1, 2020

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APA Dereli̇ Fi̇dan, E , Türkyılmaz, M , Nazlıgül, A , Kaya, M . (2020). The effects of perch cooling on performance, carcass, and meat quality characteristics and behaviour of broilers reared at high temperatures with different litter thicknesses . Ankara Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi , 67 (4) , 373-379 . DOI: 10.33988/auvfd.656030
MLA Dereli̇ Fi̇dan, E , Türkyılmaz, M , Nazlıgül, A , Kaya, M . "The effects of perch cooling on performance, carcass, and meat quality characteristics and behaviour of broilers reared at high temperatures with different litter thicknesses" . Ankara Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi 67 (2020 ): 373-379 <http://vetjournal.ankara.edu.tr/en/pub/issue/56621/656030>
Chicago Dereli̇ Fi̇dan, E , Türkyılmaz, M , Nazlıgül, A , Kaya, M . "The effects of perch cooling on performance, carcass, and meat quality characteristics and behaviour of broilers reared at high temperatures with different litter thicknesses". Ankara Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi 67 (2020 ): 373-379
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ISNAD Dereli̇ Fi̇dan, Evrim , Türkyılmaz, Mehmet Kenan , Nazlıgül, Ahmet , Kaya, Mehmet . "The effects of perch cooling on performance, carcass, and meat quality characteristics and behaviour of broilers reared at high temperatures with different litter thicknesses". Ankara Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi 67 / 4 (September 2020): 373-379 . https://doi.org/10.33988/auvfd.656030
AMA Dereli̇ Fi̇dan E , Türkyılmaz M , Nazlıgül A , Kaya M . The effects of perch cooling on performance, carcass, and meat quality characteristics and behaviour of broilers reared at high temperatures with different litter thicknesses. Ankara Univ Vet Fak Derg. 2020; 67(4): 373-379.
Vancouver Dereli̇ Fi̇dan E , Türkyılmaz M , Nazlıgül A , Kaya M . The effects of perch cooling on performance, carcass, and meat quality characteristics and behaviour of broilers reared at high temperatures with different litter thicknesses. Ankara Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi. 2020; 67(4): 373-379.
IEEE E. Dereli̇ Fi̇dan , M. Türkyılmaz , A. Nazlıgül and M. Kaya , "The effects of perch cooling on performance, carcass, and meat quality characteristics and behaviour of broilers reared at high temperatures with different litter thicknesses", Ankara Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, vol. 67, no. 4, pp. 373-379, Sep. 2020, doi:10.33988/auvfd.656030