Vol. 7, Issue 8 (2018)
Herbal response of shatavari, ashwagandha root powder and vitamin E on performance of colour broilers
Kiran Chikwa, SS Atkare, JK Bhardwaj and RP Nema
An experiment was conducted to assess the effect of dietary supplementation of shatavari root powder (Asparagus racemosus), ashwagandha root powder (Withania somnifera) and vitamin E on performance of coloured broilers. 1% shatavari root powder in diet (T1) significantly improved body weight, feed efficiency and carcass yield over control broilers. 1% ashwagandha root powder (T2) and 200mg/kg vitamin E (T3) did not showed significant difference for these traits except feed efficiency. Combination of supplementation of 1% SRP with 1% ARP (T4) or 1% SRP with 200mg/kg vitamin E(T5) or all three together (T7) have significantly improved performance than their single effect and significantly highest body weight, feed intake, feed efficiency and carcass yield was recorded in T7 treatment group than all other treatments groups.
How to cite this article:
Kiran Chikwa, SS Atkare, JK Bhardwaj, RP Nema. Herbal response of shatavari, ashwagandha root powder and vitamin E on performance of colour broilers. Pharma Innovation 2018;7(8):508-510.