Bìol. Tvarin, 2014, volume 16, issue 3, pp. 76–84

GENERAL RESISTANCE OF RABBITS AND BODY WEIGHT DYNAMICS UNDER WATERING COMPOUNDS OF CHROMIUM (III) AND SODIUM SULFATE

Ya. V. Lesyk, R. S. Fedoryk, О.P.Dolaychuk

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Institute of Animal Biology NAAS,
38 V. Stus str., Lviv 79034, Ukraine

We investigated the effect of watering chloride and chromium citrate and sodium sulphate on the blood levels of certain glycoproteins and their carbohydrate component monosaccharides, indices of nonspecific resistance of the organism and milking femalerabbits 20 days of lactation and the growth and survival of rabbits to 40-day age. Studies conducted on female rabbits, divided into five groups, including the control group received a balanced granular feed and water without restriction. Animals I experimental groups except the basic diet (BD) with water treated with CrCl3 x 6H2O in an amount 7.8 mg Cr/kg body weight per day. Rabbit II experimental group fed feed (BD) similar control group with the introduction of the water at the rate of chromium citrate 2.5 mg Cr/kg body weight per day obtained by using nanotechnology. Animals III experimental group consumed a diet with a basic introduction to the water of sodium sulfate in an amount of 40.0 mg S/kg body weight per day. Rabbits IV experimental group received the same diet and the experimental group using sodium sulfate in an amount of 40.0 mg S/kg body weight per day. Animals V experimental group received a diet and supplement Cr(III) is similar to the II experimental group with the introduction of water to sodium sulfate in an amount of 40.0 mg S/kg body weight per day. Research has established that separate the watering of female rabbits supplementation of chromium chloride and citrate, and mixtures of Na2SO4 with compounds for Cr gestation and lactation increased the immunological resistance of their body with an increase in blood levels of hexoses bound to proteins serohlikoid, haptoglobin, fucose, ceruloplasmin, sialic acids and circulating immunecomplexes in I, II, IV and V research groups. More pronounced biological effects of the significant difference of the investigated blood parameters and safety, set for animals treated with chromium compounds and their combination with sodium sulfate. It was established that the use of diet female rabbits chloride and citrate chromium and their combination with sodium sulfate accompanied highest indices of cellular and humoral defense at day 20 of lactation and milk female rabbits. Rabbits treated with chromium compounds with sodium sulfate through the mother's body and drinking water there were higher rates of mass and mean mass jack rabbits for periods of research and conservation at 4.56.2 % at 20 and 40 days of life compared with the control.

Keywords: RABBIT, SODIUM SULFATE, CHROMIUM CHLORIDE, CITRATE CHROMIUM, RESISTANCE, PRODUCTIVITY, SURVIVAL

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