Effect of Dietary Omega-3 Poli Unsaturated Fatty Acids During the Flushing Period on Reproductive Performance of Karayaka Ewes

DOI: 10.18805/ijar.B-1160    | Article Id: B-1160 | Page : 869-873
Citation :- Effect of Dietary Omega-3 Poli Unsaturated Fatty Acids During the Flushing Period on Reproductive Performance of Karayaka Ewes.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2020.(54):869-873
N. Kılıçalp and C. Yücel numankilicalp@hotmail.com
Address : Breed Sheep Goat Association of Cultivators (Postgraduate student), Tokat, Turkey.
Submitted Date : 13-06-2019
Accepted Date : 26-09-2019

Abstract

This experiment was conducted to investigate the effects of supplemented omega 3 poly unsaturated fatty acids on fertility of Karayaka sheep during the flushing period. This trial was arranged on 3-4 year old, average 55±0.5 kg live weight, 80 head Karayaka sheep were distributed completely Randomize into 4 groups. Oestrus synchronization was performed in the three groups of sheep except for control group. Experimental groups were pasture, pasture (oestrus synchronization), barley and Omega-3. Progeny yields were determined as 80 % in the control, 125 % in the pasture, 116 % in the barley and 135% in the omega-3 groups.The highest twin birth was observed in omega 3 group (44%), follwed by pasture group (33%) and barley group (24%). The results indicated that, addition of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids to supplemental feeds increased fertility of Karayaka sheep.

Keywords

Ewe Fatty acids Flushing period Pasture Reproduction

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