Turkish Journal of Veterinary & Animal Sciences
Using different levels of coated calcium sodium butyrate in the diet of quail on growth performance, duodenal histomorphology, and some biochemical parameters
The aim of this study was to determine growth performance, duodenal histomorphology, and some biochemical parameters in quails' diets containing coated calcium sodium butyrate (CSB). One hundred sixty 1-day-old Japanese quails were arranged into four trial groups consisting of 5 replicates with eight chicks per replicate. One group was formed as a control group without CSB, and the other experimental groups were formed by adding CSB at the level of 0.06% (CSB - 1), 0.08% (CSB - 2), and 0.1% (CSB - 3). All diets were prepared isonitrogenically and isocalorically, with 24% CP and 3000 kcal/kg ME content. The trial was completed at 35 days. At the end of the study, the highest body weight (BW) and body weight gain increase in the CSB - 3 group, which was supplemented with 0.1% CSB. The feed conversion ratio was to determine that ad a linear and quadratic improvement in the CSB - 3 group. The highest villi height was found in the CSB - 2 group, the highest villi: crypt ratio was found in the CSB - 3 group, and the lowest crypt depth was found in the CSB - 3 group. Serum aspartate aminotransferase, alanine aminotransferase, low-density lipoprotein, high-density lipoprotein, and triglyceride values decreased in the experimental groups compared to the control group. However, Ca and P values increased in the control group. No differences were noticed in carcass yield and visceral weights of the experimental groups.
Blood parameters, butyric acid, crypt, growth performance, quail, villi
ÖLMEZ, MÜKREMİN; ŞAHİN, TARKAN; ARAS, ŞÜKRAN YEDİEL; KARADAĞOĞLU, ÖZLEM; SARI, EBRU KARADAĞ; BÜYÜKBAKİ, HATİCE GİZEM; FİLİZOĞLU, EBRAR; and ŞERBETÇİ, İDİL
"Using different levels of coated calcium sodium butyrate in the diet of quail on growth performance, duodenal histomorphology, and some biochemical parameters,"
Turkish Journal of Veterinary & Animal Sciences: Vol. 47:
2, Article 10.
Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/veterinary/vol47/iss2/10