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Vol. 11, Special Issue 5 (2022)

Effect of feeding ginger (Zingiber officinale) extract on growth performance and economics of improved backyard chicken

Author(s):
Rasve SB, Londhe GK and Lad SN
Abstract:
The present investigation was carried out on “effect of feeding ginger (Zingiber officinale) extract on growth performance, and economics of improved backyard chicken”. The research was conducted in the poultry unit, Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairy Science, College of Agriculture, VNMKV, Parbhani during the year 2020-21. The experimental trial of ten weeks ware undertaken for one hundred and sixty, day-old improved backyard chicks divided in four treatments T1 T2 T3 and T4 containing 40 chicks in each treatment with four replications of ten chicks in each. The control (T1) bird fed with standard ration and T2, T3 and T4 groups were provided same ration supplemented with 25 ml, 50 ml and 75 ml ginger extract, respectively through drinking water. The duration of experiment was 70 days i.e. 10 weeks. Completely randomised design was used for statistical analysis of means. The body weight, body weight gain, feed intake were recorded weekly and accordingly feed conversion ratio was calculated. The result revealed that inclusion of ginger extract at level of 50 ml improved the body weight, total weight gain, total feed consumption, feed conversion ratio. The level of 50 ml ginger extract (T3) showed higher net profit.
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How to cite this article:
Rasve SB, Londhe GK and Lad SN. Effect of feeding ginger (Zingiber officinale) extract on growth performance and economics of improved backyard chicken. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(5S): 1674-1678.

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