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Vol. 11, Special Issue 1 (2022)

Effect of Aloe vera powder (Aloe barbadensis) on carcass characteristics of Satpuda poultry

Author(s):
Nakita Bandu Bhargande, Sandip P Poul, Snehdip Bhimrao Jadhav and Dhiraj H Kankhare
Abstract:
The present experiment entitled “Effect of Aloe vera powder (Aloe barbadensis) on growth performance and meat characteristics of Satpuda poultry” was conducted at Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairy Science, College of Agriculture, Dhule, Maharashtra. One sixty, day old, Satpuda chicks were purchased from Balaji Hatcheries, Pvt. Ltd. Ahmadnagar, Maharashtra. They were randomly distributed into four groups T0, T1, T2 and T3 with 40 chicks in each group. The experimental broiler chicks were reared on deep litter system in well ventilated shed from 0- 8 weeks. The control group (T0) was without Aloe vera powder, while chicks in treatment group T1, T2 and T3 were fed basal diet with Aloe vera powder @ 0.5%, 1.0% and 1.5%, respectively. The carcass characteristics data indicated non-significant differences among all treatments regarding dressing percentage, weight of heart, liver and gizzard and also cut up parts percentage like thigh percentage, drumstick percentage, breast percentage, neck percentage and wings percentage.
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How to cite this article:
Nakita Bandu Bhargande, Sandip P Poul, Snehdip Bhimrao Jadhav and Dhiraj H Kankhare. Effect of Aloe vera powder (Aloe barbadensis) on carcass characteristics of Satpuda poultry. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(1S): 162-165.

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