Una dieta prebiótica a base de diente de león (Taraxacum officinale) mejora el desempeño productivo y la morfología intestinal de gallinas ponedoras




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Taraxacum officinale, diente de leon, performance productivo, prebiótico, fitobiótico, nutraceútico, morfología intestinal


Se evaluó la inclusión de la harina de Diente de León [DL] (Taraxacum officinale) en la dieta de gallinas ponedoras y su efecto en el desempeño productivo, morfología intestinal y contenido de materia seca en heces. Noventa y seis gallinas Hisex marrón de 35 semanas de edad fueron distribuidas en 6 tratamientos. Niveles graduales de harina de DL (1%, 2%, 3% y 4%) fueron comparadas con una dieta en base a la mezcla de antibióticos (CAB; 0.03% Zinc bacitracina + 0,03% sulfato de colistina) y otra a base de 0.20% de butirato de sodio (CPB). El DL y CPB mejoraron la producción de huevo (p < 0,05) respecto a CAB, pero el consumo de alimento y peso de huevo disminuyeron con el uso de 4% de DL (p < 0,05), sin afectar la conversión alimenticia (p > 0,05). En líneas generales, el uso de DL (1% - 4%) mejoraron los índices evaluados para morfología intestinal (p < 0,05). Mayor cantidad y contenido de materia seca de heces se observó en 4% DL comparado con CAB. La incorporación de hasta 3% DL mejoró los índices productivos en la alimentación de gallinas ponedoras y logró tener el mejor efecto prebiótico, al evidenciarse en la morfología intestinal y células caliciformes.


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Canto Saenz, F. M. ., Saucedo-Uriarte, J. A. ., Sotelo-Mendez, A. ., & Zamora-Huamán, S. J. . (2021). Una dieta prebiótica a base de diente de león (Taraxacum officinale) mejora el desempeño productivo y la morfología intestinal de gallinas ponedoras. Scientia Agropecuaria, 12(3), 403-410. https://doi.org/10.17268/sci.agropecu.2021.044



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