THE EFFECTS OF TRANSPORTATION ON ANTIOXIDATIVE BIOMARKERS, RECTAL AND SKIN TEMPERATURES IN AARDI GOATS

Article Id: ARCC163 | Page : 392-396
Citation :- THE EFFECTS OF TRANSPORTATION ON ANTIOXIDATIVE BIOMARKERS, RECTAL AND SKIN TEMPERATURES IN AARDI GOATS.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2013.(47):392-396
M.A. Al-Badwi, H.E., Mohamed, A.M. Abudabos, A. Alhidary, M.J Al-Hassan hmohamedd@ksu.edu.sa
Address : Department of Animal Production, College of Food and Agricultural Sciences, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

Abstract

The effects of transportation on oxidative stress biomarkers, rectal (RT) and skin temperature (ST) in male Aardi goats (Capra aegagrus hircus) were investigated. Fifteen animals of 9-12 months age, and 33.6-42.9 kg body weight were used in this study. Goats were transported for 240 km for 3 hrs, and 480 km for 6 hours. Blood samples were collected at 0 (pre-transportation); and at 30, 60, 120, and 240 minutes, and 24 hrs post transportation. Both distances resulted in a significant (P clusion, transportation decreased the antioxidant status in Aardi goat, and supplemental antioxidant prior transportation may negate these effects.

Keywords

Aardi goat Antioxidant Rectal temperature Skin Transportation.

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