Efficacy of Ziziphus mauritiana leaves extract as antibiotic alternatives in broiler chicken

Published on: 03/20/2019
Author/s : Yahya Sabah Abdulameer 1, Faras Husain 2 and Shaimimaa H. Ali Al-cekal 3. / 1 Department of Veterinary Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Al-Qasim Green University, Iraq; 2 Department of Avian Disease and Pathology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Al-Qasim Green University, Babylon, Iraq; 3 Department of Physiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Al Qasim Green University, Babylon, Iraq.

1. Introduction Historically, biological active substances in herbal plants are considered the main sources for preventing and treating infectious diseases. They are also applied as protective drugs in human. Many investigators have explained that some herbal plants have biological active materials are able to increase animal production and act as antibacterial drugs [1,2]. The attention on herba...

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Sataluri Satagopa Raja Ayyangar Sataluri Satagopa Raja Ayyangar
B .Sc ( Mathematics , Physics and Chemistry ) ; P G Diploma in Environmental Studies ; P G Diploma in Industrial Pollution Management ; Industrial Chemistry ( B I E T )
March 20, 2019

Very nice information which is the need of hour as the side effects of antibiotics is complicated and kills the immune power both for bird and the end user. Similarly, there are aromatic oils, spices, garlic, etc., which are to be studied for the antibiotic properties and awareness is to be created to people with practical studies.

Hailu Mazengia Hailu Mazengia
DVM and MSc degree
March 21, 2019

Very nice finding. Thank you for sharing. I need to know the active ingredients of the plant that kill/reduce growth of bacteria?

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