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International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

2022, Vol. 9 Issue 6, Part A

Effects of the bioactive amino acids leucine and tryptophan on feed intake in layer chicks

Author(s):

Ajao Kehinde, Idris Muyideen and Gbolagade Monsurat

Abstract:

Controlling feed intake is essential to providing ideal nutrition and helping poultry reach their maximum potential for growth and development. The current research looked at how L-leucine and L-tryptophan affected layer chicks' meal intake. Leucine and tryptophan were administered intracerebroventricularly (ICV) to 4-day-old layer chicks, and feed intake was monitored at different time intervals. Our findings demonstrated that L-leucine administration by ICV enhanced feed intake up to two hours after treatment (P 0.05). On the other hand, L-tryptophan (10 or 100 g) had no discernible impact on feed consumption. These results showed that L-leucine may impact appetite inside the hypothalamus and that orexigenic and anorexigenic Neuropeptide genes may be directly involved in these effects.

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How to cite this article:
Ajao Kehinde, Idris Muyideen and Gbolagade Monsurat. Effects of the bioactive amino acids leucine and tryptophan on feed intake in layer chicks. Int. J. Fauna Biol. Stud. 2022;9(6):13-17. DOI: 10.22271/23940522.2022.v9.i6a.937
International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies