African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6544

Full Length Research Paper

Antioxidant activity of Capsicum frutescens and its effect on sensory and carcass traits of local chickens

Sebulime Peregrine1*, Ocaido Michael1 and Okello Samuel2
Email: [email protected]

  •  Received: 24 January 2021
  •  Accepted: 30 April 2021
  •  Published: 31 July 2021

References

Abou-Elkhair R, Selim S, Hussein E (2018). Effect of supplementing layer hen diet with phytogenic feed additives on laying performance, egg quality, egg lipid peroxidation and blood biochemical constituents. Animal Nutrition. 
Crossref

 

Attia Y, Al-Harthi M, El-Kelawy M (2019). Utilization of essential oils as a natural growth promoter for broiler chickens. Italian Journal of Animal Science. 
Crossref

 
 

Bukenya-Ziraba R, Kamoga D (2007). An inventory of medicinal plants used in treating poultry diseases in Jinja District, Eastern Uganda. African Journal of Ecology.  
Crossref

 
 

European Food Safety Authority (2020). Safety and efficacy of saponified paprika extract, containing capsanthin as main carotenoid source, four poultry for fattening and laying (except turkeys) EFSA Journal. 
Crossref

 
 

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) (2019). The future of livestock in Uganda. Opportunities and challenges in the face of uncertainty. Rome

 
 

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) (2019). World Food and Agriculture-Statistical pocketbook 2019. Rome.

 
 

Jalal H, Akram MZ, Dogan SC, Firincioglu SY, Irshad N, Khan M (2018). Role of Aloe vera as a natural feed additive in broiler production. Turkish Journal of Agriculture Food Science and Technology. 
Crossref

 
 

Johannah NM, Joseph A, Maliakel B, Krishhnakumar IM (2018). Dietary addition of a standardized extract of turmeric (TurmaFEEDTM) improves growth performance and carcass quality of broilers. Journal of Animal Science and Technology 60:8.
Crossref

 
 

Katongole CB, Nambi-Kasozi J, Lumu R, Bareeba F, Presto M, Ivarsson E, Lindberg JE (2012). Strategies for coping with feed scarcity among urban and peri-urban livestock farmers in Kampala, Uganda. Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics 113 (2):165-174.

 
 

Katongole CB, Sabiiti E, Bareeba F, Ledin I (2011). Utilization of market crop wastes as livestock feed in urban and peri-urban livestock production in Uganda. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture. 
Crossref

 
 

Lillehoj H, Liu Y, Calsamiglia S, Fernandez-Miyakawa ME, Chi F, Cravens RL, Oh S, Gay CG (2018). Phytochemicals as antibiotic alternatives to promote growth and enhance host health. Veterinary Research. 
Crossref

 
 

Luna A, Tarifa MF, Fernandez ME, Caliva JM, Pellegrini S, Zygadlo JA, Marin RH (2019). Thymol, alpha tocopherol, and ascorbyl palmitate supplementation as growth enhancers for broiler chickens. Poultry Science.
Crossref

 
 

Mwesigwa M, Semakula J, Lusembo P, Ssenyonjo J, Isabirye R, Lumu R, Namirimu T (2015). Smallholder local chicken production and available feed resources in central Uganda. Uganda Journal of Agricultural Sciences 16(1):107-113.
Crossref

 
 

Nabukenya I, Rubaire-Akiiki C, Olila D, Ikwap K, Hoglund J (2014). Ethnopharmacological practices by livestock farmers in Uganda: Survey experiences from Mpigi and Gulu districts. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine. 
Crossref

 
 

Nalubega R, Kabasa JD, Olila D, Kateregga J (2012). A Survey of Indigenous Knowledge on Poultry Ethnomedicinal Plants in Masaka District, Uganda. Research Journal of Poultry Sciences 5(2):18-23.
Crossref

 
 

Naser M, Shahab G, Mahmood H (2017). Drinking water supplementation of licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra L. root) extract as an alternative to in-feed antibiotic growth promoter in broiler chickens. GSC Biological and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 
Crossref

 
 

Park JH, Kang SN, Shin D, Shim KS (2015). Antioxidant Enzyme Activity and Meat Quality of Meat Type Ducks Fed with Dried Oregano (Origanum vulgare L.) Powder. Asian Australasian Journal of Animal Science 28 (1):79-85.
Crossref

 
 

Puvaca N, Ljubojevic D, Kostadninovic LJ, Levic J, Nikolova N, Miscevic B, Konyves T, Lukac D, Popovic S (2015). Spices and herbs in broilers nutrition: hot red pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) and its mode of action. World's Poultry Science Journal. 
Crossref

 
 

R Core Team (2019). R: A language and environment for statistical computing. R Foundation for Statistical Computing, Vienna, Austria.

 
 

Shewita RS, Taha AE (2018). Influence of dietary supplementation of ginger powder at different levels on growth performance, haematological profiles, slaughter traits and gut morphometry of broiler chickens. South African Journal of Animal Science 48:6.
Crossref

 
 

Tashla T, Puvaca N, Pelic L D, Prodanovic R, Ignjatijevic S, Boskovic J, Ivanisevic D, Jahic M, Mahmoud O, Giannenas I, Levic J (2020). Dietary medicinal plants enhance the chemical composition and quality of broiler chicken meat. Journal of the Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society.
Crossref

 
 

Torrent J, Menocal JA, Coello CL, Gonzalez EV (2019). Effects of functional oils on performance and carcass characteristics of broilers under two different temperature environments. Poultry Science. 
Crossref

 
 

Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) (2020). Uganda Annual Agricultural Survey 2018. Kampala, Uganda.

 
 

Yang EJ, Seo YS, Dilawar MA, Mun HS, Park HS, Yang CJ (2020). Physico-chemical attributes, sensory evaluation and oxidative stability of leg meat from broilers supplemented with plant extracts. Journal of Animal Science and Technology 62(5):730-740.
Crossref

 
 

Yin D, Du E, Yuan J, Gao J, Wang Y, Aggrey SE, Guo Y (2017). Supplemental thymol and carvacrol increases ileum Lactobacillus population and reduces effect of necrotic enteritis caused by Clostridium perfringens in chickens. Scientific Reports. 
Crossref

 
 

Zeng Z, Zhang S, Wang H, Piao X (2015). Essential oil and aromatic plants as feed additives in non-ruminant nutrition: a review. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 6:7.
Crossref