EFFECT OF SELENIUM SUPPLEMENTATION ON BLOOD METABOLIC PROFILE OF BUFFALO HEIFERS

Article Id: ARCC491 | Page : 407 - 409
Citation :- EFFECT OF SELENIUM SUPPLEMENTATION ON BLOOD METABOLIC PROFILE OF BUFFALO HEIFERS.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2012.(46):407 - 409
Ajaz A. Ganie*, R.P.S. Baghel, Vishal Mudgal and G.G. Sheikh dganie@gmail.com
Address : Department of Animal Nutrition College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Jabalpur- 482 001, India

Abstract

An experiment was conducted for 120 days on twenty Murrah buffalo heifers (24–30 months, 238.91±16.46 kg), divided into two groups of ten heifers in each. Both the  groups received same concentrate mixture (40% maize, 44% mustard cake 8% wheat bran, 5% arhar chuni, 2% mineral mixture and 1% common salt) with ad libitum wheat straw, while in concentrate mixture of treatment group, 0.2ppm of selenium was added. The blood samples were collected on day 0 and 120. Levels of serum total protein, blood urea nitrogen, cholesterol and creatinine were similar in the both groups. The level of globulin was higher (P

Keywords

Selenium Buffalo heifers Blood metabolic profile.

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