Caecal microbiome and metabolites associated with different growth performances of broilers

DOI: 10.18805/ijar.B-1062    | Article Id: B-1062 | Page : 109-114
Citation :- Caecal microbiome and metabolites associated with different growth performances of broilers.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2021.(55):109-114
Xue Chen, Wei Zhao, Yang-zhi Liu, Natnael Demelash, Zhe Sun, Xue-feng Zhang, Tao Wang, Yu-guo Zhen and Gui-xin-Qin 1179550561@qq.com
Address : College of Animal Science and Technology, Jilin Agricultural University, Changchun-130 118, P.R.China.
Submitted Date : 18-11-2018
Accepted Date : 18-03-2019

Abstract

We investigated changes in the caecal microbial composition and metabolic compounds of broiler chickens weighing approximately 0.8–1.5 kg. Arbor Acres (AA) broilers (n =186) were divided into four groups (A–D) according to body weight on day 35. The results showed that there were significant differences in the average daily feed intake (ADFI), average daily gain (ADG), and feed-to-gain ratio (F:G) of chickens (P < 0.05). The abundance of 11 genera were found to be significantly different in the four groups (P < 0.05). The broilers with poor performance had increased levels of D-mannose, hexadecanoic acid, cholesterol, L-valine, L-leucine, glutamic acid, glucopyranose, á-D-allopyranose, and phosphoric acid (P < 0.05) in the cecum. Microbial compositions were different in the ceca of broilers with different growth performances, and higher growth performance correlated with changes in metabolic pathways related to energy, amino acids, and others.

Keywords

Broilers Growth performance Metabolites Microbiome.

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