Journal article

Dietary Supplementation of Lysophospholipids Affects Feed Digestion in Lambs

Qin Huo, Bo Li, Long Cheng, Tingting Wu, Peihua You, Shuanghua Shen, Yiyong Li, Yuhua He, Wannian Tian, Rongquan Li, Changsheng Li, Jianping Li, Baijun Song, Chunqing Wang, Xuezhao Sun

Animals | MDPI | Published : 2019

Abstract

Five experiments were conducted to examine effects of lysophospholipids (LPL) on live weight gain, nutrient digestibility, ruminal fermentation parameters, serum biochemical parameters and rumen bacterial community profile in fattening lambs. Two dietary treatments (pelleted complete feed supplemented without (control diet; CON) or with 0.05% LPL on dry matter basis) were tested in these experiments. Feed and water were provided ad libitum to lambs. The results showed that average daily gain (ADG) tended to increase or was not affected by LPL supplementation. Compared with CON, the supplementation of LPL resulted in an increase in dry matter, crude protein and organic matter digestibilities,..

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Awarded by Jilin Agricultural Science and Technology University


Awarded by Development of Science and Technology of Jilin Province


Funding Acknowledgements

This research was funded by Jilin Agricultural Science and Technology University (Start-up fund number 2018:5001) and Development of Science and Technology of Jilin Province (Grant number 20180201041NY).