Common Thyme, German Thyme, Garden Thyme
|1.0 g/kg diet
|May be used as a potential growth enhancer for broilers living in warm weather conditions.
|Y Attia et al., 2016
|200 ml/kg in diet for 10 days
|candidiasis, Candida albicans
|Administration of clove powder and thyme oil improved the symptoms induced by Candida albicans and increased PCV %, ALT and AST level, with a decrease in erythrocyte count and total leukocyte count. Clove powder increased creatinine levels, while thyme oil decreased them. The tested plants induced marked histopathological alteration in crop, lung, intestine and gizzard of treated birds.
|G Fatah et al., 2020
|antibacterial, Salmonella enteritidis
|reduced fecal shedding and cecal counts of Salmonella enteritidis in the broiler chickens.
|V Elmi et al., 2020
|0.1 and 0.25 mg/kg
|can promote protein metabolism, enhance lipolysis and strengthen the immune function.
|Z Zhu et al., 2014
|leaves and flowers
|1% w/w in the diet
|The data do not indicate a positive effect of thyme on animal performance.
|A Haselmeyer et al., 2014
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