Peanut skin in diet alters average daily gain, ruminal and blood metabolites, and carcass traits associated with Haemonchus contortus infection in meat goats

Year Published: 2019


Anim Nutr


Min BR, Frank A, Gurung N1, Lee JH, Joo JW, Pacheco W


This study looked at the effect of peanut skin supplementation on growth performance, ruminal and blood metabolites, and parasite infection in meat goats.

Key Findings

Key Findings: Results showed that peanut skin supplementation in the diet of meat goats (up to 30%) improved average daily gains and reduced parasite infections.