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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 6, Issue 1 (2017)

Effect in meat composition and carcass characteristics of goat feeding mixture of different medicinal leaves of north east India

Author(s): Rita Nath, KK Baruah, Satya Sarma, Dulal Chandra Roy, Robin Bhuyan, Mithu Dutta and Nabajyoti Deka
Abstract: The study was conducted to determine the effect of feeding diet containing Carica papaya, Artocarpus heterophyllus, Terminalia bellirica leaf mixture (1:1:1) in concentrate mixture at 5% and 10% level on carcass characteristics and meat composition. Eighteen Assam hill goats were divided into three groups-T1 served as Control and in treatment groups T2 and T3, the concentrate mixture was replaced with 5% and 10% level of leaf mixture respectively No significant difference was found in carcass characteristics and meat composition between the groups but T3 group showed better result than other groups. It was concluded that the leaf mixture of Carica papaya, Artocarpus heterophyllus, and Terminalia bellirica could be used upto 10% level as supplement in the diet of goats.
Pages: 211-213  |  1004 Views  24 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Rita Nath, KK Baruah, Satya Sarma, Dulal Chandra Roy, Robin Bhuyan, Mithu Dutta, Nabajyoti Deka. Effect in meat composition and carcass characteristics of goat feeding mixture of different medicinal leaves of north east India. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2017;6(1):211-213.
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