Active Dry Yeast Culture Supplementation Effect on the Blood Biochemical Indicators of Dairy GoatsBagnicka E1*, Jarczak J1, Kosciuczuk E1, Kaba J2, Józwik A1, Czopowicz M2, Strzalkowska N1 and Krzyzewski J1
- Corresponding Author:
- Emilia Bagnicka
Institute of Genetics and Animal Breeding
Polish Academy of Sciences in Jastrzebiec
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: August 25, 2014; Accepted Date: September 02, 2014; Published Date: September 10, 2014
Citation: Bagnicka E, Jarczak J, Kosciuczuk E, Kaba J, Józwik A, et al. (2014) Active Dry Yeast Culture Supplementation Effect on the Blood Biochemical Indicators of Dairy Goats. J Adv Dairy Res 2:123. doi:10.4172/2329-888X.1000123
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The aim of study was to assess the feeding level on a commercial farm and to evaluate the effect of active dry yeast culture supplementation on blood indicators of dairy goats. Eighteen goats were divided into control and experimental groups. Beginning one week before expected kidding does in experimental group were supplemented 10 g/day/goat of yeast until 100d post-partum, after which the dose was increased to 20 g/day/goat. Blood samples were taken on days 7, 30, 80, 120 and 180 of lactation.
There were differences in AST and ALT activity, and ALB, total protein, and creatinine contents between groups on the 180th day of lactation. The parameters of lipid and bone profiles changed concurrently/in parallel in both groups and differences between the groups were found only in calcium and total protein contents at the end of the experiment. The level of creatinine kinase was higher than the upper limit of reference value in both groups. In the experimental group there were no differences in macroelement contents during lactation. In the control group the contents of most macroelements were lowest on 180th day of lactation.
Some biochemical indicators had values below references (glucose, AST, ALT GGT LDH, calcium, total protein), which means that the diet of the animals was not properly balanced or may be because of a malnutrition problem. However, the values in the experimental group underwent much lower fluctuations, and thus the yeast supplementation could have had a positive influence on the homeostasis and could have improved the intestinal absorption of minerals.