Vol. 9, Issue 3 (2020)
Use of Moringa oleifera as a poultry feed: A short note
Neetu Sonkar, Nishma Singh, Ashutosh Dubey, Anupam Soni, Lok Prakash Verma, Sudheer Bhagat and Roshan Kumar Sahu
Poultry production plays important socio-economic roles in developing countries. However, poultry production sectors are facing some problems, one of which is an increase in the cost of feed. Researchers are therefore looking for cheap, available, and safe alternative sources of protein. Some tropical legumes and plants were introduced into poultry diets as protein sources to decrease the cost of the feed. Moringa oleifera which is a member of the Moringaceae family, distributed in many tropical and subtropical regions of the country. It has excellent nutritive value and therapeutic properties. Moringa oleifera is known to be good source of protein, amino acids, minerals, vitamins, β -carotene and various phenolics. The purpose of this notes to explain the possibilities of usage Moringa oleifera in poultry nutrition by revealing its nutritional importance.
How to cite this article:
Neetu Sonkar, Nishma Singh, Ashutosh Dubey, Anupam Soni, Lok Prakash Verma, Sudheer Bhagat, Roshan Kumar Sahu. Use of Moringa oleifera as a poultry feed: A short note. Pharma Innovation 2020;9(3):61-63.