economic results, financial analysis, meat production, medicinal plants


Poultry meat production represents one of the most intensive production in poultry fattening. Broiler’s production lasts on average 42 days, which enables quicker income of the employed resources. With the ban of dietary antibiotics usage in poultry meat production, new natural feed additives had to been engaged. This research aimed to investigate the effects of medicinal plants addition to broiler rations on the economic results of the production. Our results have reviled significantly (p<0.05) positive effects. Chickens on medicinal plants (T1) addition have recoded much higher total benefit at the end of production (698.1 €) than chickens on control (T2) treatment (335.6 €). Following the same tendency, the benefit per chicken was also higher in medicinal plant treatment (0.15:0.07 €) and profitability (8.01:3.59%). Upon the gained results, it can be assumed that usage of dietary, medicinal plants expresses a beneficial effect on the monitored economic parameters compared to broilers fed with commercial compound mixtures.


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Puvača, N., Nikolić, S. R., & Muhović, A. (2021). ANALYSIS OF ECONOMIC RESULTS OF DIETARY MEDICINAL PLANTS USAGE IN BROILERS PRODUCTION . Economics of Agriculture, 68(4), 977–984.



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