Replacing Antibiotics with Phytobiotics in Animal Husbandry and Poultry Production: Challenges and Opportunities

  • Malathi H Assistant Professor, Department of Life Science, School of Sciences, JAIN (Deemed-to-be University), Karnataka, India
  • Vinay Kumar H K Associate Professor, Department of Ayurveda, Sanskriti University, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Mukesh Singh Sikarwar Professor, College Of Pharmacy, Teerthanker Mahaveer University, Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Keywords: Poultry, Animal Husbandry, phytobiotics, production, immunostimulatory


Scientists studying animal nutrition have lately started to focus more on phytobiotics, or physiologically active components of plants. They have just recently (20–30 years) begun their intricate investigation. In animal husbandry, it was demonstrated that usage of plant products (extracts, essential oils, and sections of plants) is associated with an improvement now production indices overall, an increase in feed conversion, and an immunostimulatory effect.


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Malathi H, Vinay Kumar H K, & Mukesh Singh Sikarwar. (2023). Replacing Antibiotics with Phytobiotics in Animal Husbandry and Poultry Production: Challenges and Opportunities. Revista Electronica De Veterinaria, 24(2), 197 - 207. Retrieved from