Next to a small handful of other plants, Thyme was found to be one of the most promising plant to fight off diseases in the respiratory tract. This was the conclusion of a comprehensive review article by Ayrle et al., 2016, based on ~20000 peer-reviewed publications in the last 2 decades. Let’s find out together what makes this plant so special…Read more “THYME – Botanical of the Month”
Type of trial: Field trial
Location of trial: Philippines
Trial period: six weeks in autumn 2020 (from 26th week of life onwards)
Experimented animals: Layers (Lohmann breed)
Aim of the Trial: Assess the effect of XVET`s Metavolin Herbal® on Pre-Peak and Peak Performance of laying hens
It has been demonstrated that supporting the liver during stressful periods can lead to improvement of layer performance. It was hypothesized, that Metavolin Herbal® enhances the chicken`s metabolism by supporting the hepatic system, thus leading to an increased performance and better health of the birds, which might be useful especially around peak of laying when hepatic stress factors are at its highest.