publication . Other literature type . Article . 2012

English

J Hosseini Vashan S; Golian A; Yaghobfar A; Zarban A; Afzali N; Esmaeilinasab P;
  • Published: 22 Nov 2012
  • Publisher: Academic Journals
Abstract
This experiment was conducted to evaluate the effects of dietary turmeric rhizome powder (TP) on performance, blood metabolite, immune system, antioxidant status, and relative weight of organs in pre and post heat stressed broilers. Two hundred and sixty-four (264) day-old male Arian broiler chicks were randomly allotted to three dietary treatments containing 0, 0.4 or 0.8% turmeric powder. Each diet was fed to four replicates of 22 birds each. Heat stress was applied for 5 h (33°C) from 28 to 42 days. Two birds from each replicate were randomly selected and blood samples were taken to collect the serum, plasma and whole blood. These were slaughtered to determin...
Subjects
free text keywords: Lactate dehydrogenase, chemistry.chemical_compound, chemistry, Feed conversion ratio, Glutathione peroxidase, chemistry.chemical_classification, TBARS, Triglyceride, Whole blood, Biochemistry, Bone ash, Broiler, Biology
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