Department of Animal Nutrition, College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Anjora, Durg IGKV, Raipur, India
Receive Date: 26 April 2012,
Revise Date: 21 June 2012,
Accept Date: 06 July 2012
A 90 day study was conducted on twenty four indigenous non-descript goats allocated into four groups. They were fed ad libitum basal complete feed constituted rice straw: rhea (60:40) grass hay and concentrate mixture @ 250/animal/day. Basal complete feed contain 11.07% DCP and 54.21% TDN. Groups were control (T0) basal diet without polyherbal supplementation, treatment 1 (T1) diet with Ruchamax @ 10 g/day/animal, treatment 2 (T2) diet with AV/DAC/16 @ 10 g/day/animal and treatment 3 (T0) diet with AV/RMF/17 @ 10 g/day/animal. The experiment was designed to investigate the efficacy of polyherbal formulations on blood haematological constituents and immunological response in goats. Total erythrocyte count, haemoglobin, mean corpuscular haemoglobin and PCV were significantly (P<0.05) higher in T3 and T1 than T2 andT0. HA titer was found to be significantlyhigher in AV/RMF/17 and Ruchamax though they did not differ significantly from each other.
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