Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Review Article Volume 4 Issue 1

Moringa as a Feed Stuff

Muhammad Junaid Akhtar1*, Haseeb Ahmad2 and M Ammar Saleem3

1Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, FV&AS, Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan

2DVM, 3rd Year, FV&AS, Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan

3DVM, 5th Year, FV&AS, Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan

*Corresponding Author: Muhammad Junaid Akhtar, Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, FV&AS, Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

Received: November 18, 2021; Published: December 23, 2021

Abstract

The shrubs and multi-purpose trees i.e. Moringa are the major constituents to overcome the nutritional stress and can boost up the animal's yield. It is cultivated in harsh and dried areas (i.e. upland, semi-arid, arid or hilly) across the world. This has ability to fulfill the major portion of animal's body requirements. Its nutritional profile is mentioned in the tables (1.1, 1.2 and 1.3). It consists of minor quantity of anti-nutritional factors as compared to rest of the green forages. Tannins, saponins, and oxylates are some anti-nutritional factors which are found in it. The effect of these anti-nutritional factors can be diminished by using different techniques i.e. boiling, drying, soaking and biological treatment. Each of the techniques has its own procedure. While feeding the animal, Moringa should be supplied with other energy fodders (i.e. sugarcane and sweet sorghum) in order to avoid over-intake of protein. Its features distinguish it from other forages, so it is more preferable in comparison with other forages.

 

Keywords: Moringa; Livestock Animals; Cultivation

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Citation

Citation: Muhammad Junaid Akhtar., et al. “Moringa as a Feed Stuff". Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 4.1 (2022): 172-178.

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Copyright: © 2022 Muhammad Junaid Akhtar., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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