Poultry, Fisheries & Wildlife Sciences

Poultry, Fisheries & Wildlife Sciences
Open Access

ISSN: 2375-446X

He Shenghu

Department of Veterinary Science, College of Agriculture, Ningxia University, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region Yinchuan, China

  • Research Article   
    Comparative Efficacy of Different Chinese Herbal Extracts in Broiler Production
    Author(s): Atif Rehman, Xu Jingyi, Liu Shuang, Liu Fan, Chen Xiu Hong, He Shenghu* and Zhao Hong Ji

    The objective of current trail was to evaluate the effect of three Chinese herbal extracts (Lonicera japonica, Radix liquiritiae and Lysimachia davurica) supplementation in drinking water as alternative to antibiotics on performance and immune organs weight/index in growing broilers chicks. For this purpose, 150 day old broiler chicks were reared in floor pens and raised on commercial feed for 7 days for adaptation. After seven days, birds were distributed into five groups in such a way that each group contained 3 replicates and each replicate had 10 birds. All groups were fed commercial diet and offered water with or without additives. In control group drinking water was without any additives; In second group drinking water was supplemented with antibiotic (Flavomycin 10 ml/liter). The remaining three groups were supplemented with Lonicera japonica,.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2375-446X.19.7.205

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