Anticoccidial activity of different forms of Aloe vera

DOI: 10.18805/ijar.B-534    | Article Id: B-534 | Page : 470-473
Citation :- Anticoccidial activity of different forms of Aloe vera.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2018.(52):470-473
Hafiz Atif Munir, Haroon Akbar, Muhammad Lateef, Imran Rashid, Raheela Akhtar, Jawad Nazir and Shahid Hussain Farooqi
Address : Department of Pathology, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan
Submitted Date : 12-05-2016
Accepted Date : 18-08-2016


The aim of the present study was to evaluate the anticoccidial efficacy of three different forms of Aloe vera including powder form, aqueous and methanol extracts. Although powdered and aqueous forms of Aloe vera also exhibited anticoccidial activity but its methanol extracts at higher concentration (4g) showed better weight gain and less oocyst per gram count in comparison of Amprolium (anticoccidial drug). We concluded that due to its anticoccidial activity Aloe vera can contribute to minimize the use of growth promoter antibiotics in poultry feed.


Aloe Vera Amprolium Aqueous and methanol extracts Eimeria.


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