Animal and Veterinary Sciences

Volume 4, Issue 5, September 2016

  • Histological Effects of Different Levels of Sorghum Grain on the Abomasum, Duodenum and Colon of Ghezel×Arkhar-Merino Crossbred Lambs

    Hossein Daghigh Kia, Hamid Karimi, Ali Hosseinkhani, Seyyed Abbas Rafat, Akbar Tghizadeh

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 5, September 2016
    Pages: 72-77
    Received: 13 August 2016
    Accepted: 23 September 2016
    Published: 19 October 2016
    Abstract: Sorghum grain is comparable to maize in feeding value and can reduce feed cost and dependency on maize. Sorghum grain containing reasonable amounts of tannin which have ability to bind dietary protein, carbohydrate and minerals. Consuming high amounts of tannins may cause bowel irritation on gastrointestinal tissues. The objective of this study was... Show More
  • Evaluation of Growth Performance, IL-6 and Serum Biochemical Parameters of Rats Fed on Diets Containing Thyme and Ginger Powder

    Sabry Abd El-Gawad Abd El-Halim El-Sayed, Sarah Yousef Abd El-Galil Ahmed

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 5, September 2016
    Pages: 78-85
    Received: 26 September 2016
    Accepted: 7 October 2016
    Published: 31 October 2016
    Abstract: Antibiotics have been extensively used as feed additives and growth performance in animal feed industry. The use of antibiotics is hazardous due to multiple resistances of pathogens. Thyme and ginger are medicinal herbs which have anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and antioxidant properties and used as feed additives in animal industry. Thus, the p... Show More