Aim of this study was to verify the relation among the mediators and indicators of nutritional status like insulin, glucagon, urea, cholesterol, triglycerides and total proteins in growing buffalo heifers, fed diets with different energy density. 12 Murrah heifers were randomly allocated into two dietary treatments (High, Group H; Low, Group L) that differed in energetic levels (Group H: 5.8 UFL/d; Group L: 3.6 UFL/d). Every 30 days, for a total of five times, blood samples were collected at 08.00 h, before feeding, from the jugular vein in vacutainer tubes and analysed to determine metabolic profile. Data on haematic constants were analysed by ANOVA for repeated measures with treatment as the main factor. Low energy availability and low NSC reduced the glucose and insulin and increased glucagone and urea blood levels. The increase of NSC in the diet of group H during the experiment may caused a reduction of the fibre digestibility after the period of adaptation of the rumen microflora and, as a paradox effect, suffered for an energetic lack with a subsequent activation of lipolysis and mobilization of their body reserves. Liver and muscular synthesis increase in group with a high energy availability.

Metabolic profile in growing buffalo heifers fed diet with different energy content / M., Rendina; Vecchio, Domenico; Carvalho, N. A. T.; Ariota, B.; Gazaneo, M. P.; Marchiello, M.; Gasparrini, Bianca. - In: ITALIAN JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. - ISSN 1594-4077. - STAMPA. - 6:2(2007), pp. 544-546.

Metabolic profile in growing buffalo heifers fed diet with different energy content.

VECCHIO, DOMENICO;GASPARRINI, BIANCA
2007

Abstract

Aim of this study was to verify the relation among the mediators and indicators of nutritional status like insulin, glucagon, urea, cholesterol, triglycerides and total proteins in growing buffalo heifers, fed diets with different energy density. 12 Murrah heifers were randomly allocated into two dietary treatments (High, Group H; Low, Group L) that differed in energetic levels (Group H: 5.8 UFL/d; Group L: 3.6 UFL/d). Every 30 days, for a total of five times, blood samples were collected at 08.00 h, before feeding, from the jugular vein in vacutainer tubes and analysed to determine metabolic profile. Data on haematic constants were analysed by ANOVA for repeated measures with treatment as the main factor. Low energy availability and low NSC reduced the glucose and insulin and increased glucagone and urea blood levels. The increase of NSC in the diet of group H during the experiment may caused a reduction of the fibre digestibility after the period of adaptation of the rumen microflora and, as a paradox effect, suffered for an energetic lack with a subsequent activation of lipolysis and mobilization of their body reserves. Liver and muscular synthesis increase in group with a high energy availability.
2007
Metabolic profile in growing buffalo heifers fed diet with different energy content / M., Rendina; Vecchio, Domenico; Carvalho, N. A. T.; Ariota, B.; Gazaneo, M. P.; Marchiello, M.; Gasparrini, Bianca. - In: ITALIAN JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. - ISSN 1594-4077. - STAMPA. - 6:2(2007), pp. 544-546.
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