College of Agriculture / Al-Muthana University


This experiment has been conducted in agricultural research and experiences of the college of Agriculture / University of Al-Muthanna station for the period 07/22/2014 - 11/22/2015 in order to study the effect of adding the aquase dressing of anise seed to the drinking water on the body weight dressing percentages , relative weight of carcass cuts (Breast, thigh, hack ,wing and neck) in which 3males and 3females have been slaughter in all treatment . A total of 256 of one day old quails chicks were randomly allocated into four treatment groups .
The Results show that the addition of aqueous extract of anise seeds with a significant effect (P <0.05) in vivo weight and carcass weight and percentages for weights Qtaiat carcass (chest, thighs, back, wings, neck) at the age of (6.4 weeks) . The results also show that gender has a significant effect on the studied traits. .