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Effect of Feeding Saccharomyces Cerevisiae on the Growth Performance and Feed Efficiency of Goats

Rahul Singh Panwar, A.K. Patil, N. Kurechiya, Anchal Keshri, R. Aich, and D.S. Yadav

College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Mhow (MP)

Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal September 2022 : 99 (9) - pages 60 to 63
(Received: , Accepted: )


Twelve indigenous goat kids were selected and randomly divided into two groups (n=6), to investigate the effect of dietary incorporation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae (CNCMI-1077) on growth performance and feed efficiency in goats. Basal diet consisting with gram straw, green Peepal leaves (Ficus religiosa) and concentrate mixture were fed to both the groups as per requirement given by ICAR, (2013). In addition to basal diet, the animals of treatment group (T1) were fed S. cerevisiae (CNCMI-1077) @ 0.5 g/h/d (10 billion Colony forming unit) whereas, the control group was remain unsupplemented. The results indicated significantly (P<0.05) better feed efficiency (8.97) in S. cerevisiae supplemented group in comparison to control group (9.02). Similarly, the average daily gain was increased by 5.23 percent in the treatment group over contro group. From the results it can be concluded that the dietary supplementation of S. cerevisiae (CNCMI-1077) results in improvement of feed efficiency and average daily gain of kids.

Key Words: Kids, Growth performance, Saccharomyces cerevisiae

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