Indian Journal of Animal Research

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Indian Journal of Animal Research, volume 48 issue 4 (august 2014) : 375-378


M.K. Singh*, S.K. Singh, Praneeta Singh, R.K. Sharma, Brijesh Singh, J. Palod, Shive Kumar, R.S. Barwal
1Department of Livestock Production Management, G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Teeh, Pantnagar,- 263 145, India
Cite article:- Singh* M.K., Singh S.K., Singh Praneeta, Sharma R.K., Singh Brijesh, Palod J., Kumar Shive, Barwal R.S. (2024). LEAN MEAT PRODUCTION IN GUINEA FOWL BY SUPPLEMENTING NEEM (AZADIRACHTA INDICA) LEAF POWDER. Indian Journal of Animal Research. 48(4): 375-378. doi: 10.5958/0976–0555.2014.00459.2.
Supplementation of Neem leaf powder @ 1, 2 and 3 g/kg of feed significantly reduced cholesterol and triglyceride contents of muscles and serum and abdominal fat. The effect of higher inclusion levels of Neem leaf powder on cholesterol reduction was more pronounced as compared to lower level. The reduction was in the range of 6.1-21.32, 2.77-10.37, 2.13-9.34, and 3.94-13.79 % respectively for cholesterol per cent of breast, drumstick, thigh and abdominal muscle indicating that it is possible to produce lean meat to a certain extent by manipulating diets.
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