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Efficacy of poly herbal liver tonic products in promoting growth performances in post-weaned ghungroo piglets

Author(s): Nihar Ranjan Sahoo, | Swaraj Rajkhowa, | K.B.D. Choudhary Anubrata Das, | Prabhat Kumar Pankaj, | Shivi Maini and Kotagiri Ravikanth

Journal: Research Opinions in Animal & Veterinary Sciences
ISSN 2221-1896

Volume: 1;
Issue: 5;
Start page: 284;
Date: 2011;
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Twenty one growing Ghungroo piglets maintained at National Research Centre on Pig farm were used to study the efficacy of herbal formulation Yakrifit (Ayurvet Limited, India) on growth rate of post-weaned Ghungroo piglets. The animals were divided randomly into three groups (C, T1 and T2), so that there was no significant difference between the groups initially. The treatment groups were supplemented with the herbal formulations in fortnight interval for a period of one week. Weekly observations for performance parameters were taken up to 10 weeks. The results depicted that body weight attained after 10 weeks post-weaning was significantly higher in T1and T2 as compared to control. The trend of body weight indicated that initially there was no difference between body weight of various groups, however after 2 weeks of treatment with Yakrifit liquid and bolus was significantly (P
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