10-Title: Appraisal of serum metabolites and assorted immune oxidative parameters during transition period in goats of central India

10-Title: Appraisal of serum metabolites and assorted immune oxidative parameters during transition period in goats of central India

Authors: Alok Singh and Diwakar Verma

Source: Ruminant Science (2021)-10(1):49-56.

How to cite this manuscript: Singh Alok and Verma Diwakar (2021). Appraisal of serum metabolites and assorted immune oxidative parameters during transition period in goats of central India. Ruminant Science 10(1):49-56.


Since prehistoric times goats are considered an important livestock species. It is considered an easy source of good quality meat, milk, fibre, and manure to the people. For enhancing the milk yield in goats, there is the adoption of intensive methods of husbandry which ultimately increases the incidence of peripartum disorders. It is assumed that pregnancy and lactation are the physiological stages that induce metabolic stress. In cerebration to these facts, the present study was projected with the aim of appraisal of serum metabolites and assorted immune oxidative parameters during the transition period in goats of central India. The findings of the present study revealed alteration in serum glucose and cholesterol concentration during the transition period. Meanwhile, the assay of serum mineral profile revealed significant alterations in serum calcium concentration. Furthermore, quantification findings of immune-oxidative parameters gleaned astounding alterations among the goats about the transition period. Thus, profitable managemental strategies must be infused to assuage the negative immuno-metabolic ramification of kidding during the transition period.


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