GUNIEA FOWL

PERFORMANCE OF GUNIEA FOWL AT CPDO(ER), BHUBANESWAR

Performance of Guniea fowl-Lavender


Live body weight of lavender verities from day old to 20th week of age:

Age in week Male(♂) Female(♀) Combined sex
Day old 22.62a±3.44
(87)
22.41a±6.67
(220)
22.47a±8.12
(307)
4 216.46a±10.67
(84)
206.93c±5.33
(185)
209.91b±4.93
(269)
8 612.62a±31.11
(82)
588.69c±21.17
(169)
596.51b±15.85
(251)
12 907.63a±48.45
(81)
856.22c±33.08
(167)
873.01b±25.60
(248)
16 1240.57a±70.15
(81)
1111.71c±42.73
(155)
1155.94b±37.64
(236)
20 1400.85a±75.09
(81)
1278.04c±46.77
(155)
1320.19b±38.58
(236)
Figures in parentheses indicate the number of observations. Means in the same row not sharing a common superscript differ significantly (P<0.05).
Production performance:
Parameters Performance
ASM (in d) 265
Fertility (%) 71.3
Annual Egg Production Ist  and 2nd Cycle 129 and 151
Hatchability TES (%) 53.5

Performance of Guniea fowl-Pearl


Live body weight of pearl verities from day old to 20th week of age

Age in week Male(♂) Female(♀) Combined sex
Day old 22.36a±3.94
(101)
21.61b±6.17
(193)
21.86b±7.92
(293)
4 218.31a±8.57
(101)
204.80c±5.95
(153)
210.06b±4.70
(253)
8 627.09a±29.45
(101)
569.33c±23.12
(129)
594.38b±17.29
(229)
12 1007.07a±47.68
(101)
942.77c±39.60
(129)
970.31b±28.13
(229)
16 1281.87a±60.91
(101)
1167.24c±51.36
(122)
1218.30b±37.62
(222)
20 1498.65a±71.84
(101)
1342.76c±59.06
(122)
1412.41b±42.58
(222)
Figures in parentheses indicate the number of observations. Means in the same row not sharing a common superscript differ significantly (P<0.05).
Production performance:
Parameters

Performance

ASM (in d)

271

Fertility (%)

73.5

Annual Egg Production Ist  and 2nd Cycle

132 and 135

Hatchability TES (%)

55

Performance of Guniea fowl-White


Live body weight of white verities from day old to 20th week of age

Age in week Male(♂) Female(♀) Combined sex
Day old 22.33a±2.25
(9)
21.50b±1.79
(12)
21.86a±0.59
(21)
4 202.44a±34.28
(9)
170.08c±26.84
(12)
185.50b±21.65
(21)
8 539.89a±95.19
(9)
478.42c±69.64
(12)
505.79b±63.87
(21)
12 725.00a±135.09
(9)
713.36b±112.00
(11)
726.78a±94.62
(20)
16 1126.56a±188.30
(9)
917.36c±135.26
(11)
1004.39b±120.30
(20)
20 1353.33a±223.18
(9)
1205.00c±180.20
(11)
1264.17b±147.27
(20)
Figures in parentheses indicate the number of observations. Means in the same row not sharing a common superscript differ significantly (P<0.05).
Production performance:
Parameters Performance
ASM (in d) 173
Fertility (%) 74
Annual Egg Production Ist  and 2nd Cycle 130 and 154
Hatchability TES (%) 52