TRACE ELEMENTS IN GOATS OF AKOLA REGION

Article Id: ARCC2338 | Page : 75-76
Citation :- TRACE ELEMENTS IN GOATS OF AKOLA REGION.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2008.(42):75-76
A.P. Dhok and D.H. Rekhate
Address : Department of Animal Nutrition Post Graduate Institute of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Akola- 444 104 (MS) (Maharashtra Animal & Fishery Sciences University, Nagpur)

Abstract

The study was conducted to know the trace elements status in goats of Akola region.
Estimation of 126 serum samples from male, female and kids indicated the average zinc
content 23.04 ± 1.38 μg/100 ml, iron 117.06 ± 4.30 μg/100 ml, copper 124.91 ± 6.67 μg/
100 ml and manganese 84.29 ± 2.95 μg/100 ml. The goats were deficient in iron, zinc
and need the supplementation

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