September 2016

INDIAN JOURNAL OF ANIMAL NUTRITION
(www.indianjournals.com)
September, 2016 Vol 33 #3
CONTENTS

Review

1. Early Nutrition and Its Importance in Poultry: A Review
Govinthasamy Prabakar*, Selvaraj Pavulraj1, Subramaniyan Shanmuganathan2, Arumugam Kirubakaran3 and Nandan Mohana4

Ruminants

2. Optimization of Energy and Nitrogen Availability for Microbial Protein Synthesis and Growth Performance of Crossbred Calves
K. Ayyappan*, B. Singh1 and K.K. Singhal2

3. Influence of Source of Roughage on Feedlot Performance of Tswana Cattle
L.B. Baleseng*, E. Molemogi, J. Makore, S. Bahta1 and B.K. Gabatwesepe

4. Effect of Feeding Bypass Fat and Unprotected Oil on Feed Intake, Digestibility and Production Performance in Lactating Crossbred Cows
Sachin Shankhpal*, R.S. Gupta, S. Parnerkar and A.J. Dhami

5. Replacement of Dicalcium Phosphate with Diammonium Phosphate in the Diet and Its Effect on Nutrient Utilization and Milk Production in Lactating Crossbred Cattle
Ritu Sharma, D.P. Tiwari, B.C. Mondal* and Anil Kumar

6. Effect of Supplementation of Area Specific Mineral Mixture on Performance of Crossbred Cows with Reproductive Disorders in Kakatpur Block
Debasish Satapathy*, S.K. Mishra, R.K. Swain, Kamdev Sethy and Gyana Ranjan Sahoo1

7. Challenge Feeding and Milk Production Performance in Crossbred Cows
M.L Kamboj*, R.A. Mengistu, S. Bindal and Chander Datt1

8. Mineral Profile and Metabolic Status of Cattle in Western Undulating Zone of Odisha
M. Panda, N. Panda*, B. Panigrahi1, R.K. Swain and A. Mishra

9. Effect of Addition of Vegetable Oils on Rumen Fermentation and Methanogenesis under In Vitro Conditions
Chetna Mahajan1, Kajal Mangal and M. Wadhwa*

10. In Vitro Digestibility and Fermentability of Complete Feeds as Affected by Vitamin Supplementation
R.S. Grewal, M. Wadhwa and M.P.S. Bakshi*

Non Ruminants

11. Effects of Varying Levels of Dietary Protein and Energy on Growth Performance and Carcass Yield of Indigenous Chicks in Bangladesh
Mohammad Yousuf Miah*, Sachchidananda Das Chowdhury and A.K. Fazlul Haque Bhuiyan

12. Influnce of Dietary Soy Acid Oil on Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics and Chemical Composition of Muscles in Broiler Chicken
Meenu Dubey*, S.P. Tiwari, R.P. Tiwari, V.N. Khune and Raina Doneria

13. Effect of Garlic (Allium sativum) and Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum) Leaf Powder Supplementation on Growth Performance and Carcass Traits in Broiler Chicken
Rakesh Kumar, N.S. Maan, Sajjan Sihag*, Nancy Sheoran, Saurabh Baloda, Promila and Jyoti Shunthwal

14. Performance and Nutrient Utilization in Laying Hens Fed Iodine Supplemented Diets
Shaikh Sumaiya, Sunil Nayak*, R.P.S. Baghel, Ankur Khare, C.D. Malapure and Rajesh Kumar

15. Probiotics Supplementation and Performance of Broiler Rabbits
K. Geetanjali Sharma, V. K. Vidyarthi* and R. Zuyie

Short communication

16. Effect of Inclusion of Silk Worm Pupae Meal in the Diet with or without Enzyme Supplementation on Nutrient Utilization and Growth Performance in Crossbred Pigs
D. Medhi*, R. Bhuyan, H.F. Ahmed and B.N. Saikia

17. Growth Performance and Hemato-Biochemical Profile in Broiler Chicken Supplemented on Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus) Root Powder and Vitamin E during Summer Season
Shashi Kant, Nazim Ali and Gulab Chandra*

18. Sorghum Fodder Production and Its Nutrient Composition under Different Residual Sodium Carbonate Levels in Irrigation Water
Pooja Gupta Soni*, R.K. Yadav1, Ashwani Kumar1, Rakesh Kumar, Chander Datt, Koushik Paul and Govind Kumar

19. Influence of Inclusion of Different Levels of Azolla (Azolla pinnata) Meal in the Diet on the Performance of Pratapdhan Chicks
C.M. Yadav* and B.G. Chhipa

20. Effect of Supplementation of Probiotics on the Performance of Vanaraja Chicks
B.K. Swain*1, P.K Naik1, E.B. Chakurkar and N.P. Singh

21. Nutrient Changes with the Growth of Hydroponics Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) Sprouts
P.K. Naik*, B.D. Dhawaskar, D.D. Fatarpekar, E.B. Chakurkar, B.K. Swain1 and N.P. Singh