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Turkish Journal of Veterinary & Animal Sciences

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine the effects of administration of vitamin E and C on the live weight gain, anti-body levels against Brucella melitensis (Rev.1) vaccine and liveability of Angora goat kids separated from their mothers at the age of 21 days, and then exposed to stress. Forty kids were used in this study. They were divided into four groups having ten kids per group. This study was conducted with the control group (+) in which the kids were not separated from their mothers until the wean-ing period, a group(-) which was exposed to stress and being with their mothers only 15 minutes a day from average 21 days age to weaning, and a groups of vitamin E and vitamin C. Live weights in the groups were 14.9, 11.0, 11.3 and 12.3 kg respective-ly, at the end of this study. As regards to live weights, there were statistically significant differences among the control (+), control (-) and vitamin E groups (p

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