Animal and Veterinary Sciences

Volume 8, Issue 6, November 2020

  • Growth and Hematological Performances of Broilers Fed on Meal and Protein Isolate of Mucuna pruriens Seeds

    Mweugang Ngouopo Nathalie, Miegoue Emile, Djitie Kouatcho Francois, Yacouba Manga, Pelyang Maurice, Youssoufa Tchoubou, Madjou Solange, Njintang Yanou Nicolas, Pamo Tedonkeng Etienne

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 6, November 2020
    Pages: 117-123
    Received: 7 October 2020
    Accepted: 26 October 2020
    Published: 11 November 2020
    Abstract: The potential for the utilization of Mucuna seeds as an alternative source of protein was evaluated by presoaking in water then in sodium bicarbonate solution + boiling treatment on the one hand and isolating protein technique on the second hand on the growth and hematological performances of broilers. A total of 135 one-day-old Cobb500 broilers, d... Show More
  • Effect of Cow Start Calcium Bolus on Metabolic Status and Milk Production in Early Lactation

    John Lawlor, Alan Fahey, Enda Neville, Alice Stack, Finbar Mulligan

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 6, November 2020
    Pages: 124-132
    Received: 22 October 2020
    Accepted: 4 November 2020
    Published: 19 November 2020
    Abstract: The objective of this study was to quantify the effect of a combined calcium, magnesium and anti-oxidant bolus on early lactation energy status and milk production performance of multiparous dairy cows compared to control, and calcium only bolus intervention. Multiparous (n=91) cows from a large Irish dairy herd, with a below-average incidence of h... Show More
  • Borassus aethiopum Ripe Fruits’ Dried Pulp as Egg Yolk Coloration Agent

    Tagouelbe Tiho, Zegoua Regis Ngatta, Gningnini Alain Kone, Kouame Bertin Kouadio

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 6, November 2020
    Pages: 133-138
    Received: 16 November 2020
    Accepted: 25 November 2020
    Published: 8 December 2020
    Abstract: The essay assessed Borassus aethiopum (B.a) ripe fruits’ dried pulp effect on egg yolk coloration. First, thirty-six Harco laying hens, 42 weeks old with similar weight (α=0.05) were allotted in 12 cages of 4m2 (2m x 2m, respectively for length x width) each. Second, 4 laying hens’ diets were formulated; a yellow corn-based diet (YC), a white corn-... Show More