Veterinary Medicine and Public Health Journal

Volume 1 - Issue 2 (7) | PP: 70 - 71 Language : English

Effects of Lactation on Lipid Profile of Yankasa Ewes

Musa Suleman Ibrahim
Received Date Revised Date Accepted Date Publication Date
5/4/2020 15/4/2020 25/4/2020 30/5/2020
The objective of the study was to evaluate the effects of lactation on the lipid profile of Yankasa sheep. A total of 10 ewes were used for the study, 5 lactating and 5 nonlactating. The parameters evaluated included total cholesterol, triglycerides, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol. The results indicate significantly lower mean values of total cholesterol and triglycerides in lactating ewes compared to non-lactating ewes (P< 0.05). The mean values of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol were similar for both groups. Understanding the dynamics of lipid profile during lactation is important in providing guidelines to guarantee the metabolic needs of lactating animals and reduce the incidence of metabolic diseases.

How To Cite This Article
Ibrahim , M. S. (2020). Effects of Lactation on Lipid Profile of Yankasa Ewes . Veterinary Medicine and Public Health Journal, 1 (2), 70-71, 10.31559/vmph2020.1.2.7

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