December 2014

INDIAN JOURNAL OF ANIMAL NUTRITION
(www.indianjournals.com)
December, 2014 Vol 31 #4
CONTENTS

Review

1. Nutritional Modulations for Optimizing Immunocompetence in Chicken
S.V. Rama Rao, M.V.L.N. Raju, B. Prakash* and A.K. Panda

Ruminants

2. Effect of Supplementation of Rumen Protected Lipids at Varying Levels of Feed Restriction on Intake, Growth Rate and Nutrient Utilization in Deccani Ram Lambs
S. Raju*, Y. Ramana Reddy1, D. Nagalakshmi2 and T. Raghunandhan3
3. Effect of Feeding Total Mixed Ration on Productive Performance and Blood Biochemical Profile in Lactating Murrah Buffaloes
Vijay Kumar, A.K. Tyagi*, S.S. Thakur, S.S. Kundu and V.R. Kale
4. Fractionation and Evaluation of Carbohydrate and Protein Content of Some Concentrate Feeds for Ruminants
Lalatendu Keshary Das1, S.S. Kundu*, Chander Datt and Dinesh Kumar2
5. Utilization of Ammoniated Lentil (Lens Culinaris) Straw in the Ration of Growing Barbari Kids
Vishal Mudgal*, M.K. Mehta and A.K. Rane
6. In Vitro Methane Production and in Sacco Degradability of Processed Wheat and Rice Straws
J.S. Lamba, M. Wadhwa and M.P.S. Bakshi*
7. In Vitro Evaluation of Organic and Inorganic Zinc Supplemented Diets on Rumen Microbial Fermentation
Priya Gupta1, S. Saijpaul*, J.S. Lamba and R.S. Grewal
8. Effect of Varying Starch Levels with or without Niacin in Complete Feeds on Rumen Fermentation Patterns in Vitro
Ranjit Singh*, R.S. Grewal, S.S. Sikka and J.S. Lamba
9. Effect of Supplementing Albizia lebbeck (Siris) Leaves on Methanogenesis and Rumen Fermentation in Buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis)
G.M. Tadesse1, B.S. Punia, Avijit Dey*, N. Saxena and S.S. Paul
10. Prediction of Effective Dry Matter and Fiber Degradability of Tropical Roughages
Sonali Prusty*, S.S. Kundu1, Chander Datt2 and P.A. Bala

Non Ruminants

11. Dimethyl Carbonate Treated Karanj (Pongamia glabra) Seed Cake in the Diet of Broiler Chicken
M.V.L.N. Raju*, S.V. Rama Rao, B.V.R. Nagarjuna, Sanjit Kanjilal1, A.K. Panda and R.B.N. Prasad1
12. Effect of Feeding Varying Nutrient Density Diets on Productive Performance and Semen Quality Parameters in Dahlem Red Birds
B. Prakash*, M. Shanmugam, A.K. Panda, S.V. Rama Rao, M.V.L.N. Raju and M.R. Reddy
13. Growth Performance and Serum Biochemical Parameters as Affected by Nano Zinc Supplementation in Layer Chicks
Akash Mishra*, R.K. Swain1, S.K. Mishra2, N. Panda2 and K. Sethy3
14. Effect of Emblica officinalis (Amla) and Vitamin E Addition in Diet on Growth Performance of Broiler Chicken Reared Under Nutritional Stress
A.S. Patil1, S.M. Wankhede2 and V.R. Kale*

Short communication

15. Feed Intake and Nutrient Digestibility in Dairy Cows Fed Rations Containing Soybean Meal or Cotton Seed Meal Based Concentrate Mixtures
P.K. Naik*, B.K. Swain, E.B. Chakurkar and N.P. Singh
16. In Vitro and in Sacco Evaluation of Healthy and Diseased Groundnut (Arachis hypogaea) Haulms
Ramchandra Ramteke*, K. Sivaiah1 and M. Blummel2
17. Influence of Different Nitrogen Levels and Weed Control on Yield and Chemical Composition of Mustard (Brassica rapa L. sub. chinensis) Fodder
Koushik Paul, N.K. Chopra, P.G. Soni, Rakesh Kumar and Goutam Mondal*
18. Reproductive Performance of Rabbits Fed on Diets Having Different Concentrate: Roughage Ratios
Arundhati Bora1, K.K. Baruah2, J. Goswami3 and Asish Saikia*
19. Effect of Different Levels of Copper Supplementation on Performance of Coloured Meat Type Birds
Vishal Mudgal*, Avadhesh Pratap Prajapati, Manoj Singh, Shalini Srivastava, J.K. Bharadwaj and R.P. Nema
20. Growth Performance and Carcass Traits of Black Bengal Kids (Capra hircus) Supplemented with Home Made Concentrate Mixture Reared Under Extensive System of Management
Avijit Dey*, T. Samajdar1 and P.K. Gangopadhyay
21. Effect of Addition of Antibiotic, Probiotic and Their Combination on Growth Performance in Broiler Birds
Sankar Sarmah1, Robin Bhuyan2 and Rita Nath*