Dietary inclusion of dried Artemisia annua leaves for management of coccidiosis and growth enhancement in chickens

@inproceedings{Brisibe2008DietaryIO,
  title={Dietary inclusion of dried Artemisia annua leaves for management of coccidiosis and growth enhancement in chickens},
  author={Ebiamadon Andi Brisibe and Umoren E. Umoren and Patrick U. Owai and Fraideh Brisibe},
  year={2008}
}
Coccidiosis constitutes a major problem in poultry rearing. Recourse to the use of prophylactic chemotherapy, for example, is only a short-term solution. Ostensibly, the drugs used are effective but they are also expensive. In the present study, the influence of adding dried Artemisia annua L. leaves as a botanical coccidistat in coccidia-infested broilers was investigated. Concurrently, the feed consumption pattern and weight gain in broilers as well as egg production rate and size in layers… CONTINUE READING

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