Ebrahimi, Mahdi and Rajion, Mohamed Ali and Goh, Yong Meng and Sazili, Awis Qurni (2011) Dietary oil palm (Elaies guineensis Jacq.) frond supplementation can alter plasma lipoprotein concentrations in goats. In: 4th International Conference on Animal Nutrition (4th ICAN 2010) : Sustainable Feeds – Maximizing Productivity and Profitability, 21-23 September 2010, Persada Johor International Convention Centre, Johor Bahru.
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Twenty four six-month old Kacang crossbred goats were allocated into three treatment groups and fed a control (CON; 100% concentrate), HAF (75% concentrate + 25% oil palm frond pellet, % w/w) or OPF 950% concentrate + 50% oil palm frond pellet, %w/w) diet for 100 days. The plasma lipoprotein profiles from these animals were compared. Results showed the OPF and HAF goats had significantly higher (P<0.05) plasma HDL-cholestrol values compared to the CON animals. However there were no significant (P>0.05) differences in plasma total cholestrol, LDL-cholestrol and triaglycerols between the treatment groups. This study showed that the ‘good’ plasma HDL-cholestrol in goats was increased by the oil palm frond supplementation.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Subject:||Goats - Feeding and feeds|
|Faculty or Institute:||Faculty of Veterinary Medicine|
|Deposited By:||Samsida Samsudin|
|Deposited On:||31 Mar 2011 00:42|
|Last Modified:||31 Mar 2011 00:44|
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