Effects of dietary herb supplements for ewes On milk contents and some biochemical parameter

Ibrheem eryan Ibrhim

Abstract


This experiment was conducted on 9 Awassi ewes of similar weight (BW around 50 Kg) and age (45-48 months) for 60 days, were equally divided into three dietary treatments. Group 1 served as a control group received water from the sink water as the water drinking, groups 2 and 3have given water with garlic (Allium sativum)and ginger (Zingiberofficinale) extract by 2 ml/2 liter per day in the water drinking respectively , All groups were fed the basal diet. While Ekomilk was used to analysis milk samples. No significant effect was found in Lactose, fat, pH, FP and DEN, while protein and NSF improved (P<0.05) by adding garlic and zinger in water drinking at 1st and 3th weeks, However, No significant difference were observed in creatinine, ALT and AST, While the cholesterol and glucose were decreased (P<0.05) at 3th, 4th and 1st, 3th, and 4th respectively.

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