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The effects of substitution barley by 10%,30% hydroponic barley in diet of Awassi male rams on sexual behavior and reproductive performance

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Iraqi J. Agric. Res. (Special Issue) Vol.22No.4 2017929THE EFFECTS OF SUBSTITUTION BARLEY BY 10, 30% HYDROPONIC BARLEY IN DIET OF AWASSI MALE RAMS ON SEXUAL BEHAVOIUER AND REPRODUCTIVE PERFORMANCE M.J.Al-Saadi ABSTRACTThe objective of this study is to cultivated and produce sprouted barley under local conditions to investigate theincorporationeffects at a levels of 10% and 30% in diet of16 weaned lambsof Awassi male lambs, on reproductive traits and sexual behavior.The experimental plan was designed for 135 days period,started from 1/12/2016to 15/3/2017 using hydroponic steel chamber Barley grain were cleaned, washed, soaked and spread on the trays to implantation by hydroponic system and water irrigation, lambsis withanaverage body weight of 19.25±0.25 kg, was agedfour month andwas split into 3 groups 6 to each,All groups were daily feed with 2% of body weight at concentrate diet, the chemical analysis of sprouts were recorded, pen test of male rame were done to estimate the sexual behaviors and body weight at puberty were recorded.The chemical analysis revealed significantly higher value and improve nutritional alteration in sprouts comparative to grains. In blood serum sex hormones evaluation,both treated groups particularly 30% group recorded higher values compare to control. In pen test and sexual estimation treated groups particularly 30% group recorded high improvement with earlier and higher puberty weight than both 10% and control groups.According to these results it could be recommend to replacement of sprouted barley different level to the diet of ruminants and lambs for more improvements to reproductive traits The effects of substitution barley by 10%,30% hydroponic barley in diet of Awassi male rams on sexual behavior and reproductive performance. Available from: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/325657516_The_effects_of_substitution_barley_by_1030_hydroponic_barley_in_diet_of_Awassi_male_rams_on_sexual_behavior_and_reproductive_performance [accessed Jul 10 2018].
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... Partial and complete replacement of field-grown maize with hydroponic maize increased the red blood cells (RBC), white blood cells (WBC), and hemoglobin (Hb) concentration in Osmanabadi does (Jagtap et al. 2019). Substitution of barley by hydroponic barley at 30% level in the diet resulted in the early attainment of puberty with intense sexual behavior and a higher number of successful mating in Awassi rams (Al-Saadi 2017). Feeding of hydroponic barley replacing barley grain had a positive effect on feed intake, final body weight, total gain, average daily gain, and FCR on in Awassi lambs (Ata 2016). ...
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