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dc.contributorKhnissi, S.en_US
dc.contributorRekik, Mouraden_US
dc.contributorBen Younesa, A.en_US
dc.contributorLassoued, Narjessen_US
dc.creatorBen Salem, Imeneen_US
dc.date2019-03-01en_US
dc.date.accessioned2020-01-13T17:47:03Z
dc.date.available2020-01-13T17:47:03Z
dc.identifierhttp://www.jnsciences.org/agri-biotech/94-volume-63/567-effect-of-supplementation-by-cactus-opuntia-ficus-indica-f-inermis-cladodes-on-reproductive-response-and-some-blood-metabolites-of-female-goat-on-pre-mating-phase.htmlen_US
dc.identifierhttps://mel.cgiar.org/reporting/download/hash/3c563ccdc9ecd48b55773c6807d249afen_US
dc.identifier.citationImene Ben Salem, S. Khnissi, Mourad Rekik, A. Ben Younesa, Narjess Lassoued. (1/3/2019). Effect of supplementation by cactus (Opuntia ficus indica f. inermis) cladodes on reproductive response and some blood metabolites of female goat on pre-mating phase. Journal of New Sciences, 63 (2).en_US
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11766/10555
dc.description.abstractThe objective of this study is to investigate the effect of barley substitution by cactus during pre-mating phase on some reproductive parameters and blood metabolites of goats. Forty adult goats of local breed were allocated to two groups based on live their weight. Each goat of both groups received 0.9 kg of barley straw. Goats on concentrate group (CC) received in addition 425g/goats/day of a concentrate (mixture of 80% barley and 20% soybean). Goats in the cactus group (CAC) received 256g of a concentrate (mixture of 68% barley and 32% soybean) and 2600g of cactus pads. Feeding regimes were applied on the average for one sexual cycle before mating and continued until 5 weeks after. Cactus incorporation had no effects on live weight and blood metabolite levels (glucose and total proteins) of the two groups. But goats receiving barley had a higher (p<0.05) plasma concentrations of urea than those receiving cactus pads. Reproductive parameters as estrus distribution, ovulation rate at first estrus (1.26±0.11 vs1.37±0.11 respectively for goats in CC and CAC groups) conception rate at all estrus (75% vs 90% respectively for goats in CC and CAC groups)and litter size for all estrus(1.46±0.13 vs1.27±0.11 respectively for goats in CC and CAC groups) were not significantly affected by the regimes.It is concluded that during autumn, the sexual season, cactus can replace barley on the diet of goats during 8 weeks around the breeding without any negative effects on live weight, metabolites and reproduction outcome.en_US
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dc.languageen, fren_US
dc.publisherSunblo L.C and JNS Communityen_US
dc.rightsCC-BY-4.0en_US
dc.sourceJournal of New Sciences;63,(2019)en_US
dc.subjectcactusen_US
dc.subjectreproductive parametersen_US
dc.subjectovulation rateen_US
dc.subjectGoatsen_US
dc.titleEffect of supplementation by cactus (Opuntia ficus indica f. inermis) cladodes on reproductive response and some blood metabolites of female goat on pre-mating phaseen_US
dc.typeJournal Articleen_US
cg.creator.idRekik, Mourad: 0000-0001-7455-2017en_US
cg.creator.ID-typeORCIDen_US
cg.subject.agrovocgoatsen_US
cg.subject.agrovoccalciumen_US
cg.contributor.centerManouba University, National School of Veterinary Medicine of Sidi Thabet - ENMVen_US
cg.contributor.centerNational Agricultural Research Institute of Tunisia - INRATen_US
cg.contributor.centerInternational Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas - ICARDAen_US
cg.contributor.centerNational Foundation for the Improvement of the Horses Breed - FNARCen_US
cg.contributor.crpCRP on Dryland Systems - DSen_US
cg.contributor.funderInternational Fund for Agricultural Development - IFADen_US
cg.contributor.projectUse of Conservation Agriculture in Crop-Livestock Systems (CLCA) in the Drylands for Enhanced Water Use and Soil Fertility in NEN and LAC Countriesen_US
cg.contributor.project-lead-instituteInternational Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas - ICARDAen_US
cg.coverage.regionNorthern Africaen_US
cg.coverage.countryTNen_US
cg.contactnarlass@yahoo.fren_US
dc.identifier.statusOpen accessen_US
mel.project.openhttps://mel.cgiar.org/projects/clca2en_US


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