Treatments
Edible offal T1 T2 T3 T4 SEM SL
Blood (g) 489.62 606.82 699.27 569.00 43.70 Ns
Empty gut (kg) 1.1 1.4 1.4 1.4 0.082 Ns
Heart (g) 57.28 63.98 63.2 62.6 4.89 Ns
Heart fat (g) 24.53c 29.32bc 41.22a 36.47ab 2.65 **
Liver (g) 228.5b 311.5a 311.6a 330.0a 17.79 **
Kidney (g) 44.5b 52.98a 55.8a 52.5a 1.99 **
Kidney fat (g) 31.0b 74.6a 47.3b 68.9a 6.89 **
Reticulo-rumen (g) 380.6 386.7 370.7 336.9 22.03 Ns
Omental fat (g) 27.2c 75.9b 82.6b 125.9a 22.03 ***
Omaso-abomasum (g) 110.1 141.6 132.4 147.9 12.89 Ns
Tail (kg) 0.301 0.540 0.591 0.585 0.100 Ns
Tongue (g) 55.5 64.8 59.7 58.9 2.89 Ns
TEOC (kg) 2.86b 3.78a 3.85a 3.76a 0.22a *
a-cmean in the same row with different superscript differ significantly; ***(p<0.001); **(p<0.01); *(P<0.05); Ns=non-significant.
Table 4: Edible offal components of Hararghe highland sheep fed natural pasture grass hay basal diet and supplemented with dried tomato pomace and concentrate feed.