INFLUENCE OF MORINGA OLEIFERA LEAVES AS A FUNCTIONAL FEED ADDITIVE ON THE GROWTH PERFORMANCE, CARCASS CHARACTERISTICS AND SERUM LIPID PROFILE OF BROILER CHICKEN

Article Id: ARCC175 | Page : 449-452
Citation :- INFLUENCE OF MORINGA OLEIFERA LEAVES AS A FUNCTIONAL FEED ADDITIVE ON THE GROWTH PERFORMANCE, CARCASS CHARACTERISTICS AND SERUM LIPID PROFILE OF BROILER CHICKEN.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2013.(47):449-452
Avijit Dey* and Partha Sarathi De1 avijitcirb@gmail.com
Address : Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Regional Research Sub-Station and Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Ratua, Malda- 732 205, India

Abstract

An experiment was conducted to study the influence of Moringa oleifera leaves (MOL) as a functional feed additive on the growth performance, carcass characteristics and serum lipid profile of broiler chickens. 288-day-old commercial broiler chicks randomly divided into three equal groups containing 2 replicates of 48 chicks were offered a standard broiler diet (C) or Moringa oleifera leaves supplemented diet @ 0.25% (MOL-1) and 0.40% (MOL-2) on dry matter basis by partial replacement of sesame cake of control diet for 42 days. Incorporation of MOL at both 0.25% and 0.40% levels significantly (p

Keywords

Broiler chicken Functional feed Growth Lipid profile Moringa oleifera.

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