Efficacy of Probiotic Preparation Based on Propionic Acid Bacteria in the Diets of Broiler Chickens


The article presents the results of testing in the diets of broiler chickens of probiotic preparation ”Propionic”, developed by the staff of the laboratory of Microbiology of the ”Siberian research Institute for cheese- making” Department of the Federal State budgetary scientific institution ”Federal Altai center of agrobiotechnology”, which includes a multi-strain culture of propionic acid bacteria species Propionibacterium freudenreichii. Scientific and economic experience was carried out under the conditions of poultry farm LLC ”Kuzbass broiler” of the Kemerovo region. For the research 2 groups of chickens-broilers (80 in each) was formed. The control group received the basic diet without probiotic. In the experimental groups to the main diet instead of feed antibiotic preparation ”Propionic” was added. In chickens of the experimental group, receiving probiotic preparation ”Propionic”, there was an increase in live weight by 2.38 %, absolute and average daily growth-by 2.42 %. The safety of probiotic-treated chickens was increased by 1.25%. Morphological and biochemical parameters of blood in chickens of control and experimental groups were within physiological norm that testifies to a healthy physiological condition of a bird. The serum of chickens treated with probiotic showed a decrease in the concentration of glucose by 2.97 % and cholesterol-by 6.38 %. The use of the probiotic preparation ”Propionic” allowed reducing feed costs per 1 kg of growth by 2.87 % and get an additional profit of 2.98 RUB from one head.

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