Growth performance of Rhode Island red chicken supplemented with concoction and probiotic under free-range condition

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Growth performance of Rhode Island red chicken supplemented with concoction and probiotic under free-range condition

Niña Mae R. Villar, Andrian D. Ragandang, Richmond M. Joromat, Maria Luz L. Soriano, Agripina R. Aradilla
J. Bio. Env. Sci.21( 3), 49-55, September 2022.
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This study was conducted to evaluate the effect of concoctions and probiotics on the growth performance of Rhode Island Red chicken is under free-range condition. A total of 75-day-old-chickswere used in the study regardless of sex and randomly distributed to 5 treatments which were replicated 3 times with five represent birds per replication. The treatments used were: T1- Control, T2 – Commercial Probiotics, T3 – Oriental Herbal Nutrient (OHN), T4- Fermented Plant Juice (FPJ), T5 – 15ml OHN and 15ml FPJ were laid out in CRD in three replications. Production performances of birds were assessed in terms of: growth performance. There were no significant differences among treatments in all the parameters except for the initial weight with a significant level (P<0.05), yet birds supplemented with FPJ at 30ml were more profitable than the rest of the treatments. Thus, supplementing fermented plant juice is co considerably an excellent way to increase growth capacity of Rhode Island Red Chicken.


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