THE USE OF CURCUMA ZEDOARIA, ROCS MEAL TO REDUCE ABDOMINAL FAT AND MEAT CHOLESTEROL IN BROILER
Tuti Widjastuti, Lovita Adriani
This research was held to find out the effects of Curcuma zedoaria, Rosc meal in the ration on abdominal fat and meat cholesterol on broiler. The experiment used 100 broiler day old chicken with a Completely Randomized Design (CRD). The ration treatments were R0 : Based ration , R1: Based ration + 3.5% of Curcuma zedoaria, Rosc meal, R2 : Based ration + 4.5% of Curcuma zedoaria, Rosc meal, and R3: Based ration + 5.5% of Curcuma zedoaria, Rosc meal, where each treatment was repeated five times and each repeated consist of five broiler chicks. Variable analyses were percentage of abdominal fat and the cholesterol of broiler meat. Statistical analysis indicated that addition of Curcuma zedoaria, Rosc meal in the broiler ration did not affect (P>0.05) the percentage of abdominal fat, however it significantly (P<0.05) affected the cholesterol of broiler meat. The conclusion even though the addition of Curcuma zedoaria, Rosc meal in the broiler ration did not significant affected to percentage of abdominal fat but the additional Curcuma zedoaria, Rosc meal until 4.5% in the ration it is significantly reduced the level of cholesterol broiler meat.
Key words: Curcuma zedoaria, Rosc, Abdominal Fat, Meat Cholesterol, Broiler