Effect of tanniferous leaf meal mixture based multi nutrient blocks on nutrient utilization and biochemical profile of Haemonchus contortus infected goats

DOI: 10.18805/ijar.5716    | Article Id: B-2942 | Page : 725-732
Citation :- Effect of tanniferous leaf meal mixture based multi nutrient blocks on nutrient utilization and biochemical profile of Haemonchus contortus infected goats .Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2016.(50):725-732

Surender Singh, A.K. Pathak*, Muzaffer Khan and R.K. Sharma

dranandpathak1974@gmail.com
Address :

Division of Animal Nutrition, Faculty of Veterinary Science & AH, SKUAST-Jammu-181102, India

Submitted Date : 4-02-2015
Accepted Date : 17-06-2015

Abstract

The experiment was carried out in 12 local adult male goats of average body weights (26.49±0.87, kg) and they were allocated in 3 groups (4 goats in each). Multi nutrient blocks (MNB) were supplemented in first two groups i.e. in T1 (no infection) and T2 (Haemonchus contortus infection @ 1500 larvae) group, while, condensed tannins (CT) containing multi nutrient blocks (MNB-CT) were supplemented in T3 (H. contortus infection @ 1500 larvae) group in completely randomized block design during a feeding trial of 75 days. All the animals were fed concentrate mixture @ 100g/ day, adlib wheat straw and MNB or MNB-CT to meet their maintenance requirement. Daily intakes (kg W0.75) of dry matter (DM), organic matter (OM), concentrate mixture, MNB, MNB-CT, wheat straw and digestibility of DM, OM, crude protein (CP) and acid detergent fibre (ADF) differed significantly

Keywords

Condensed tannins Goats Haemonchus contortus Leaf meal mixture Multi nutrient blocks Nutrient utilization.

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