Green Tea Extract Along with Rumen Protected Choline Improves Immune Status by Modulating Oxidative Stress in Transition Karan Fries Cows
Parag Acharya S. S. Lathwal Neela Madhav Patnaik Baisakhi Moharana
Vol 9(9), 46-54
The present experiment was carried out on thirty-two pregnant Karan Fries (KF) cows. In control group, cows were fed basal diet. In T1 each cow was fed rumen protected choline (RPC) (55g/day), in T2 - green tea extract (GTE) (3g/day) and in T3- RPC + GTE (55+3g/day) along with basal diet. The treatment was given 30 days before calving to 60 days after calving. No significant (P≥0.05) difference was observed among the groups for somatic cell count. The concentration of total immunoglobulin concentration increased significantly (P≤0.01) in T1, T2 and T3 as compared to control. Serum level of TBARS (P<0.01) and TAC reduced significantly (P≤0.05) in T1, T2 and T3 as compared to control from 7th day to 30th day of parturition. In conclusion, feeding of RPC and GTE in combination improved immune status and alleviated oxidative stress during transition period in Karan Fries cows.
Keywords : Green Tea Extract Karan Fries Cows Rumen Protected Choline Somatic Cell TAC TBARS Total Immunoglobulin Transition
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