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Year : 2015 | Volume: 3 | Issue: 3 | Pages: 139-142

Influence of probiotic supplementation on the growth performance of Large
White Yorkshire pigs

S. Ganeshkumar1*, P.Tensingh Gnanaraj, T.Sivakumar, S.M.K.Karthickeyan and M.Murugan2

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Corresponding author

S. Ganeshkumar*

Department of Livestock Production and Management, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai

  • 1. Department of Livestock Production and Management, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai
  • 2. Department of Livestock Production and Management, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai

Received on: 11/05/2016

Revised on: 11/05/2016

Accepted on: 11/05/2016

Published on: 11/05/2016

  • S. Ganeshkumar, P.Tensingh Gnanaraj, T.Sivakumar, S.M.K.Karthickeyan and M.Murugan (2015), Influence of probiotic supplementation on the growth performance of Large
    White Yorkshire pigs. Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation, 3(3): 139-142. doi: 10

Abstract

An experiment was conducted in a commercial pig farm, with 32 Large White Yorkshire piglets which was subjected to two feeding regimens viz., swill feed and swill feed supplemented with probiotics comprising of sixteen weaned piglets in each group to study the production performance under monsoon maritime climate. In the second group, a commercial probiotic “Biobloom” was fed @ 5g / pig / day . Body weight, body weight gain, feed intake and feed efficiency of the experimental animals were recorded at fortnightly intervals

Keywords

growth, Large White Yorkshire pigs, probiotic supplementation, swill feed