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Effect of Herbal Anti stressor Products on the Growth Parameters and Carcass Traits of Broilers under Heat Stress

Srinivas Gurram; Daida Krishna; T. Raghunandan; Ch. Shiva Prasad; Tunga Ravi; Kishan Kumar.

Abstract
As the body temperature of birds rise, growth and production parameters tend to decline. In order to address the problem of heat stress, an experiment was conducted to investigate the effect of different herbal antistressor products on the performance and carcass traits of broilers. For this, 180 day-old commercial straight run broiler chicks were randomly divided into six treatment groups with six replicates of five birds each. The experimental design consisted of; T1 control diet, T2: Stressroak liquid, T3: AV/ESL/16 liquid, T4: Stressroak premix, T5: Geriforte liquid, T6: Stresscheck. The results indicated that Stressroak liquid had significantly (P0.05) difference was recorded among T3, T4, T5 and T6 groups at 42 d of age. Significantly (P0.05) effect on various carcass parameters studied, except for abdominal fat percentage and drum stick, which was significantly (P

Key words: Herbal Antistressor;Heat Stress;FCR;Carcass;Abdominal Fat;Broiler Chicken


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