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dc.contributor.authorSarode R.M.-
dc.contributor.authorDas A.-
dc.contributor.authorVerma A.K.-
dc.contributor.authorSingh P.-
dc.contributor.authorSaini M.-
dc.contributor.authorBhardwaj Y.-
dc.contributor.authorSharma A.K.-
dc.date.accessioned2020-10-09T11:53:10Z-
dc.date.available2020-10-09T11:53:10Z-
dc.date.issued2019-
dc.identifier.citationZoo Biology (2019), 38(3): 292-304-
dc.identifier.issn7333188-
dc.identifier.other30955226-
dc.identifier.urihttps://doi.org/10.1002/zoo.21485-
dc.identifier.urihttp://repository.iitr.ac.in/handle/123456789/9633-
dc.description.abstractThis experiment was conducted to study the effect of gradual replacement of dietary buffalo meat on the bone (BMB) with chicken carcass (CC) on nutrient utilization, serum cortisol, and total serum antioxidant profile of zoo-housed Indian leopard. Twelve adult leopards were randomly distributed into a replicated Latin square design comprising three treatments, three periods, four animals, and three sequences. Leopards in group T 1 were fed normal zoo diet of BMB. On the basis of dry matter, 10% and 20% of BMB was replaced with CC in groups T 2 and T 3 , respectively. Each experimental period comprised 21 days. During each period, a digestion trial of 4-day collection period was conducted after an adaptation period of 17 days. On Day 21 of each experimental period, blood was collected from all the animals by puncturing the ventral coccygial vein. Intake and apparent digestibility of major nutrients were similar among the groups. Replacement of 20% BMB with addition of CC increased (p < 0.001) the calculated supply of I, niacin, and vitamin A. Carotenoid intake increased (p < 0.01) with increased level of CC in the diet. Serum concentration of cortisol decreased (p < 0.01) whereas serum concentration of total carotenoids increased (p < 0.001) with increased level of CC in the diet. Serum concentration of antioxidant enzymes increased (p < 0.001) with increased level of CC in the diet. It was concluded that replacement of 20% of BMB with CC increased antioxidant profile. This may reduce oxidative stress in zoo-housed Indian leopards without any adverse effect on nutrient utilization. © 2019 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.-
dc.language.isoen_US-
dc.publisherWiley-Liss Inc.-
dc.relation.ispartofZoo Biology-
dc.subjectbroiler meat-
dc.subjectcarabeef-
dc.subjectcarotenoids-
dc.subjectPanthera pardus, stress-
dc.subjecttotal antioxidant activity-
dc.titlePartial replacement of dietary buffalo meat on the bone with chicken carcass improves serum antioxidant profile of zoo-housed Indian leopards (Panthera pardus fusca)-
dc.typeArticle-
dc.scopusid57014864000-
dc.scopusid7403597064-
dc.scopusid24449767100-
dc.scopusid55649567502-
dc.scopusid35600683000-
dc.scopusid57202860641-
dc.scopusid57203774408-
dc.affiliationSarode, R.M., Centre for Advanced Faculty Training in Animal Nutrition, ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly, India-
dc.affiliationDas, A., Centre for Advanced Faculty Training in Animal Nutrition, ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly, India-
dc.affiliationVerma, A.K., Centre for Advanced Faculty Training in Animal Nutrition, ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly, India-
dc.affiliationSingh, P., Centre for Advanced Faculty Training in Animal Nutrition, ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly, India-
dc.affiliationSaini, M., Animal Biochemistry Division, ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly, India-
dc.affiliationBhardwaj, Y., Pandit G.B. Pant High Altitude Zoo, Nainintal, India-
dc.affiliationSharma, A.K., Centre for Wildlife Conservation, Management and Disease Surveillance, ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly, India-
dc.description.fundingThe authors gratefully acknowledge the support of the Director, Pandit G. B. Pant High Altitude Zoo, Nainital and the Director, Indian Veterinary Research Institute for providing necessary facilities to carry out this study program. First author acknowledges the financial support provided Director of ICAR‐IVRI through Institutional Fellowship program. We would like to thank the two anonymous reviewers whose comments and suggestions have greatly improved this manuscript.-
dc.description.correspondingauthorDas, A.; Centre for Advanced Faculty Training in Animal Nutrition, ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research InstituteIndia; email: drasitdas@rediffmail.com-
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