Dietary inclusion of dried tomato pomace improves the seminal characteristics in Iranian native roosters.

@article{Saemi2012DietaryIO,
  title={Dietary inclusion of dried tomato pomace improves the seminal characteristics in Iranian native roosters.},
  author={Fatemeh Saemi and Mohammad Javad Zamiri and Amir Abbas Keshavarz Akhlaghi and Mehrdad Niakousari and Mohammad Dadpasand and M M Ommati},
  journal={Poultry science},
  year={2012},
  volume={91 9},
  pages={2310-5}
}
Because of a paucity of information on the effect of tomato pomace in male chickens, a study was undertaken to determine the influence of dietary inclusion of dried tomato pomace (DTP) on seminal characteristics in Iranian native breeder roosters. Fifty-four roosters (24 wk old) were randomly allotted to 3 treatment groups and received either a basal diet without DTP (T(0)), or a diet containing 15% (T(15)) or 30% (T(30)) DTP for an 8-wk-long experimental period. Semen samples were obtained… CONTINUE READING