Effect of influence of probiotic on the intestinal morphology of Japanese quail

  • Rafael Bueno Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Departamento de Nutrição e Produção Animal, Pirassununga, SP
  • Ricardo de Albuquerque Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Departamento de Nutrição e Produção Animal, Pirassununga, SP
  • Vinicius Diogo Azevedo Murarolli Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Departamento de Nutrição e Produção Animal, Pirassununga, SP
  • Luisa Alejandra Hernandez Aya Universidad del Tolima, Colombia
  • Ricardo da Silva Raposo Universidade Estadual do Maringá, Maringá, PR
  • Roberto de Andrade Bordin Universidade Anhembi Morumbi, São Paulo, SP
Keywords: Additive, Birds, Duodenum, Morphometry

Abstract

The present study was to evaluate the influence of supplementation of probiotics (Bacillus subtilis (3x108 UFC/g), Aspergillus oryzae (4x106 UFC/g) and Saccharomyces cerevisiae (2x108 UFC/g) on the intestinal morphology of Japanese quail. 400 chicks were used in place until 35 days of age, in a completely randomized design with 2 treatments: control and probiotic, 3 replicates/treatment. At 07, 21, 35 days old were collected fragments of the duodenum of birds to obtain the following parameters height of villi, depth of crypts, number of goblet cells; relationship villus/crypt. The probiotic in addition to the diet resulted in parameter crypt depth of the interaction effect (probiotic / day) at 35 days of age, showing lower value. For height of villi and number of goblet cells no effect of the additive, only the linear effect (time). In the ratio villus/crypt significance is not obtained for the treatments tested only quadratic effect due to time.

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Author Biographies

Luisa Alejandra Hernandez Aya, Universidad del Tolima, Colombia

 

Ricardo da Silva Raposo, Universidade Estadual do Maringá, Maringá, PR

 

Roberto de Andrade Bordin, Universidade Anhembi Morumbi, São Paulo, SP


Published
2012-04-03
How to Cite
Bueno, R., Albuquerque, R., Murarolli, V. D., Aya, L., Raposo, R., & Bordin, R. (2012). Effect of influence of probiotic on the intestinal morphology of Japanese quail. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 49(2), 111-115. https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.2318-3659.v49i2p111-115
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