Agricultural Reviews

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Agricultural Reviews, volume 33 issue 4 (december 2012) : 315-321


Ram Niwas*`, D.P. Singh, Shailesh Bhushan Srivastava, V.K. Paswan
1Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-221 005, India
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Cite article:- Niwas*` Ram, Singh D.P., Srivastava Bhushan Shailesh, Paswan V.K. (2024). FEED SUPPLEMENTS VIS-À-VIS SAFE FOOD THROUGH ANIMAL HUSBANDRY: A REVIEW. Agricultural Reviews. 33(4): 315-321. doi: .
The aim of this article is to review the literature on producing the animals and animal products free from diseases producing organisms by using various kinds of feed supplements. Recent outbreaks of food-borne diseases highlight the need for reducing microbial pathogens in the foods of animal origin. Animal enteric pathogens are a direct source for food contamination. The safe dose of feed additives provides resistance against to many diseases like Coccidiosis, Salmonellosis and vibriosis etc. also decrease the resistance of diseases in animals infected with Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella. The role of supplementation of ionophore, antibiotics, organic acids, plant secondary metabolites, essential oils, probiotics etc are discused for safe animal production. In this way it is found that the uses of feed supplement have not only improved the productivity of animals; produces animals and animal products free from any kind of infestatious and infectious diseases
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