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Axone, an Ethnic Probiotic Containing Food, Reduces Age of Sexual Maturity and Increases Poultry Production.
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PMID:  24801640     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Axone (Akhuni) is a homemade synbiotic (Nagamese fermented soybean product) served as side dish in North Eastern India. In this study, effects of Axone feeding on growth, weight gain, sexual maturity and egg production on Vanaraja birds (a strain of poultry bird developed at PDP Hyderabad for villages and backyard poultry) were evaluated. Axone incorporation in commercial poultry feed at the rate of 5 % (W/W) significantly improved growth rate (weight gain) both in male (p 0.001) and female (p 0.05) chicks, reduced age by 13 days at first egg laying (p 0.01), increased egg production (p ≤ 0.001) and improved egg weight (p ≤ 0.01). Microbiological analysis of Axone sample revealed that the major bacteria in Axone samples were Bacillus coagulans, well known for their probiotic value.
Authors:
Bhoj Raj Singh; R K Singh
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-5-7
Journal Detail:
Title:  Probiotics and antimicrobial proteins     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1867-1306     ISO Abbreviation:  Probiotics Antimicrob Proteins     Publication Date:  2014 May 
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Created Date:  2014-5-7     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101484100     Medline TA:  Probiotics Antimicrob Proteins     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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