This study was carried out at the Poultry Farm, Department of Animal Resources, College of Agriculture, University of Baghdad during the period from first of March to May 25, 2006. Three hundred one-day old unsexed Ross chicks were used. This was conducted to determine the effects of addition of garlic powder during the period 1 to 56 days with levels of 1 and 3% on some productive characters and cholesterol level.
Results showed that the body weight and weight gain was increased significantly (p<0.05), for the groups that fed diet Supplemental with garlic powder compared with the control group, Non-significant differences were occurred between treatment groups in feed conversion ratio and feed consumed. A Significant decreasing (p<0.01) has showed in cholesterol level in treated groups compared to control groups.