Sudik et al Greener Journal of Agricultural Sciences Vol. 10(3), pp. 152-156, 2020 ISSN: 2276-7770 Copyright ©2020, the copyright of this article is retained by the author(s) https://gjournals.org/GJAS Performance of Commercial Broiler Strains Common in Jos, Nigeria 1Sudik, S.D.; Wumnokol, D.P.; 2Gofwan, G.P.; 2Dastu, A.J.; 2Machido, H.; 2Magaji, S.T.; 2Yibis, G.G. 1Department of Animal Science, Federal University Gashua, Yobe State, Nigeria 2Department of Animal Health and Production, Plateau State College of Agriculture, Garkawa, Nigeria ARTICLE INFO ABSTRACT Article No.:081320099 Type: Research A six weeks experiment was conducted to determine the performance of three strains of broilers fed commercial feed. The broilers strains used were Arbor Acres Farm Support, Arbor Acres Grinphield and Marshall Grinphield and fifty day-old each were purchased from their respective Distributors in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. They were randomly distributed into 5 replicates and each replicate had 10 birds. The design used was a completely randomized design. The commercial feed (Vital Feed produced by Grand Cereals Company Ltd, Jos) and water were provided ad libitum. Total weight gain, daily weight gain, total feed intake, daily feed intake and feed conversion ratio were not significantly (P>0.05) affected by strain. However, high mortality was recorded. Also, hematological parameters, carcass and organs’ weights were not significantly (P>0.05) affected. It may be concluded that Arbor Acres Farm Support, Arbor Acres Grinphield and Marshall Grinphield expresses similar genetic potential when fed with the same feed. Therefore, these three broiler strain are recommended for farmers. 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Cite this Article: Sudik, SD; Wumnokol, DP; Gofwan, GP; Dastu, AJ; Machido, H; Magaji, ST; Yibis, GG (2020). Performance of Commercial Broiler Strains Common in Jos, Nigeria. Greener Journal of Agricultural Sciences 10(3): 152-156.