Cilt 16, Sayı 3, Sayfalar 12 - 15 2014-03-09

Effect of Substitution of Barley by Whole Dates on Performance and Digestion of Awassi Lambs

Shaker HASSAN [1] , Husain AL-BAIATI [2] , Jassim ALMOSAWY [3]

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Abstract: To evaluate the suitability of whole dates as an alternative feed for sheep, 0 (control), 5, 10 and 20% of the concentrate in the diets of Awassi lambs were replaced with discarded dates. The daily feed intake (FI), average daily weight gain (ADG) and feed efficiency of the lambs were determined. The nutritive value and digestibility coefficients of each experimental diets were also determined, including the percent of dry matter (DM), organic matter (OM), crude protein (CP), ether extract (EE) and crude fiber (CF). The ADG of the lambs ranged between 202 and 255 g/day. The ADG and feed intake were highest in lambs fed 10 and 5% discarded dates respectively and lowest in lambs fed the control diet. Lambs fed 20% discarded dates showed intermediate ADG and feed intake values (P<0.05). The results showed that dry matter digestibility and organic matter digestibility not significantly different (P>0.05), while crude protein digestibility increased significantly (P<0.05) in the diet containing 20, 10 and 5% discarded dates as compared with control diet, while the digestibility of CF were increased in treatment diets compare with control diet, the digestibility of EE was significantly (P<0.05) higher in the control diet. These results indicated that inclusion of 10% discarded dates as an alternative feed in lamb diets can reduce production costs and increased the efficient utilization of existing resources.

Keywords: Discarded dates, performance, digestibility, nutritive value, lambs
Discarded dates, performance, digestibility, nutritive value, lambs
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Dergi Bölümü HAYVAN BESLEME (Animal Nutrition)
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Yazar: Shaker HASSAN
E-posta: shakeratar@yahoo.com

Yazar: Husain AL-BAIATI
E-posta: albaiati@uobaghdad.edu.iq

Yazar: Jassim ALMOSAWY
E-posta: almosawy@uobaghdad.edu.iq

Bibtex @ { ksudobil243814, journal = {Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam Üniversitesi Doğa Bilimleri Dergisi}, issn = {}, address = {Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam Üniversitesi}, year = {2014}, volume = {16}, pages = {12 - 15}, doi = {10.18016/ksujns.74576}, title = {Effect of Substitution of Barley by Whole Dates on Performance and Digestion of Awassi Lambs}, language = {en}, key = {cite}, author = {HASSAN, Shaker and ALMOSAWY, Jassim and AL-BAIATI, Husain} }
APA HASSAN, S , AL-BAIATI, H , ALMOSAWY, J . (2014). Effect of Substitution of Barley by Whole Dates on Performance and Digestion of Awassi Lambs. Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam Üniversitesi Doğa Bilimleri Dergisi, 16 (3), 12-15. Retrieved from http://dogadergi.ksu.edu.tr/issue/22838/243814
MLA HASSAN, S , AL-BAIATI, H , ALMOSAWY, J . "Effect of Substitution of Barley by Whole Dates on Performance and Digestion of Awassi Lambs". Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam Üniversitesi Doğa Bilimleri Dergisi 16 (2014): 12-15 <http://dogadergi.ksu.edu.tr/issue/22838/243814>
Chicago HASSAN, S , AL-BAIATI, H , ALMOSAWY, J . "Effect of Substitution of Barley by Whole Dates on Performance and Digestion of Awassi Lambs". Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam Üniversitesi Doğa Bilimleri Dergisi 16 (2014): 12-15
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