Effect of plane of nutrition on nitrogen balance, blood biochemical and serum enzymes in goats

DOI: 10.18805/ijar.v0iOF.9126    | Article Id: B-3408 | Page : 1603-1607
Citation :- Effect of plane of nutrition on nitrogen balance, blood biochemical and serum enzymes in goats.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2018.(52):1603-1607
Mokshata Gupta, R.K. Sharma, Ankur Rastogi, Tarun Kumar Varun, Suman Bala and Vivek Saharan mokshtagupta1407@gmail.com
Address : Division of Animal Nutrition, FVSc & AH, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu, R S Pura, Jammu- 181102, J&K, India
Submitted Date : 20-03-2017
Accepted Date : 27-05-2017

Abstract

Study was conducted to evaluate the effect of plane of nutrition on nitrogen balance, blood biochemical and serum enzymes in goats. Eighteen non-descript, local adult male goats were randomly divided into three equal groups as per RBD (randomized block design) and were subjected to three plane of nutrition: Control PR (40% protein restricted) and ER (40% energy restricted). Feeding trial was conducted for one month with a metabolism trial of one week during the last week of trial. Blood was collected from the goats at every 10 days interval. All the goats were in positive nitrogen balance including PR group, indicating that protein requirement of these goats for maintenance appears to be lower than the recommendation. ER group was having significantly higher urinary N excretion, indicating that ER group goats were using protein for energy purpose, which was also substantiated by significantly higher BUN levels in ER group. 

Keywords

Energy restriction Goats Nitrogen balance Plane of nutrition Protein restriction.

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