Effect of Ajwain (Trachyspermum Ammi) supplementation on haemato-biochemical parameters of broiler chicken

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  • DIPIN CHANDER YADAV Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (LUVAS), Hisar, Haryana- 125004
  • AMAR SHROHA Ph.D Scholar (LPM), CoVS, LUVAS, Hisar.
  • DEVENDER SINGH BIDHAN Assistant Professor (LPM), CoVS, LUVAS, Hisar.
  • SANDEEP KUMAR Ph.D Scholar (AGB), CoVS, LUVAS, Hisar


The present study attempts to analyze the effect of supplementation of Ajwain on the Haemato-biochemical
parameters of broiler chicken. Two hundred and twenty five day old straight run broiler chicks were
distributed into 5 groups with 3 replicates, each consisting of 15 broilers in a completely randomized design.
The treatments included the control group (basal diet) and four groups with basal diet + Ajwain powder
@ 0.1% in feed, basal diet + Ajwain powder @ 0.2% in feed and basal diet + Ajwain seeds soaked in
drinking water over nightly @ 0.1% and basal diet + Ajwain seeds soaked in drinking water over nightly
@ 0.2% respectively. Temperature and humidity of the shed were recorded daily to calculate Temperature
Humidity Index (THI). Standard feeding and all other managemental practices were followed during the
experimental period. At 14, 28 and 42nd day of the experiment, one bird from each replicate was sacrificed
for estimation of Haemato-biochemical parameters. Among Haemato-biochemical parameters Hb, PCV,
TEC, TLC, cholesterol, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and total protein showed significant differences
among treatment groups as compared to control group.

Author Biographies

  • DIPIN CHANDER YADAV, Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (LUVAS), Hisar, Haryana- 125004

    Deppt. of Livestock Production Management,

    College of Veterinary Sciences,

    LUVAS, Hisar, Haryana- 125004

  • AMAR SHROHA, Ph.D Scholar (LPM), CoVS, LUVAS, Hisar.
    Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (LUVAS), Hisar, Haryana- 125004
  • DEVENDER SINGH BIDHAN, Assistant Professor (LPM), CoVS, LUVAS, Hisar.
    ALala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (LUVAS), Hisar, Haryana- 125004
  • SANDEEP KUMAR, Ph.D Scholar (AGB), CoVS, LUVAS, Hisar
    Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (LUVAS), Hisar, Haryana- 125004



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Effect of Ajwain (Trachyspermum Ammi) supplementation on haemato-biochemical parameters of broiler chicken. (2017). Indian Journal of Animal Production and Management, 32(3-4). https://epubs.icar.org.in/index.php/IJAPM/article/view/69229