Phytogenics to Manage Reproductive Disorders in Ruminants

Reproductive disorders are one of the most critical problems that reduce the production and productivity of dairy cows. Failure in reproduction process leads to great economic losses to the farmers involved in livestock sector. Dr Srijit Tripathi, International Technical Manager at Ayurvet Limited, evaluates the benefits of treating reproductive disorders with phytogenics, a group of natural growth promoters used as an alternative to in-feed antibiotics. The history of the use of herbs for curing reproductive disorders started centuries ago, and the author outlines how these herbs can still be hugely relevant in practice today.