List of natural growth promoters for broilers

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Natural growth promoters are one of those things farmers look into. When broiler farmers raise broiler chickens they think of three things. The first is how they can ensure the broilers achieve the highest possible weight in the shortest possible time. Although there are choices when it comes to using broiler’s natural growth promoters, organic broiler growth promoters are more stable.

In this article, I’ll unveil some promoters of natural growth that farmers use to promote broiler growth. These are better, cheaper, and do more than encourage growth but keep your chickens healthier as well.

  • Cloves as the one of natural growth promoters

Cloves represent an ancient spice. They are one of the amazing natural supplements you can use to accomplish fast growth in broiler agriculture. Cloves are effective as a growth promoter if you add 100-200 mg (0.1-0.2 g) per kg of feed to broiler feed. To measure your ingredients you may use a digital scale. Cloves can be used as a growth promoter individually, or in conjunction with other growth promoters. In addition to working as a broiler growth promoter, cloves also offer health benefits for broilers.

  • Black pepper as one of the natural growth promoters

Black pepper known in Yoruba as iyere, in Igbo as uziza, in Hausa as  uda and in urhobo as urire. This is yet another worthy of note growth promoter.

It is rich in minerals such as zinc, potassium, calcium, manganese , iron, lycopene, magnesium, carotene, and zeazanthin. They are excellent sources of complex classes of vitamin B, such as pyridoxine, riboflavin, thiamin, and niacin, which explains why feed consumption in broiler chickens is growing. You need to add 1 KG of black pepper to every 100 KG of feed to integrate black pepper into your broiler diet. That is, one percent of their feed is black pepper.

  • Cayenne Pepper / Hot pepper as another natural growth promoter

Surprisingly, Cayenne pepper is on the list of the promoters of non-antibiotic growth too. And just so you know, your broiler’s gut will get a lot of benefits from this hot spice.

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Cayenne or hot pepper will increase your consumption of broiler feed so you will want to make it a part of your broiler diet. Cayenne does the job of a growth promoter so well at an inclusion rate of 1.5 g / kg of feed and you really should try that. You’ll also need a digital scale to measure the right cayenne proportion per kg of feed. This could be considered a worthy investment. What’s more, Cayenne pepper has no adverse effect on the birds or their organs at that rate of inclusion. So take cayenne pepper with you when thinking of broiler weight booster.


  • Bitter kola as a growth promoter

No, we are not yet done with the natural weight booster for broilers! Who is saying broilers even don’t get anything positive out of bitters? In addition to the bitter kola’s antimicrobial effects, it has also been found to be a fantastic natural growth promoter that farmers can use to make their broilers achieve impressive weights in the shortest possible time. So, if you add bitter kola to your broiler feed, you’re at least sure that your feed contains a strong growth promoter and an antimicrobial agent.

To use bitter cola, sun-dry the seeds and grind them into powder to use Bitter Kola as broiler growth promoter. Add 25 g of feed per KG


The use of organic growth promoters has plenty to gain. Not only can they substitute conventional alternatives easily but they also have impressive health benefits. These four growth promoters are remarkable and I’m sure there has to be more if I can discover them.

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Finally, don’t forget their degree of inclusion. It’s not good too much good stuff.



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