Evaluation of dietary supplementation of fenugreek seed (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.) as a growth promoter in broiler diet and its impacts on growth performance, carcass quality and cost effectiveness

Published on: 06/23/2021
Author/s : Abdimajid Hassan Ali 1,2; Tahera Yeasmin 1; Yonis Abukar Mohamed 2,3; Abdiaziz Idiris Mohamud 2,4; and Pravin Mishra 5.

IntroductionThe usage of antibiotics as a growth promoter is widely banned by European Union-wide in 2006 due to their side effects on animal health and their residues in meat for human health (EU-wide, 2005). Novel and beneficial feed additives including different dietary fibers with adequate amount promotes the growth performances and maintain their immune and gut health (Jha et al., 2020; Jha a...

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Sushil Chandra Sushil Chandra
Master in Poultry Nutrition 1975
June 23, 2021
One has to look into commercial angle of experiment
As the price of fenugreek seed and its commercial quantity availablity needs to be looked into it
Mangalmurti Pathak Mangalmurti Pathak
MVSc & A.H. Animal Nutrition
June 25, 2021
The incorporation of fenugreek is too high . Should be very expensive as additive in the feed.As rightly said by Dr Chandra , availability of seed and it's cost per MT of feed is very important.
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