DOI: 10.4025/actascianimsci.v43i1.50587
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Ali Rafei-Tari, Ali Asghar Sadeghi, Seyed Naser Mousavi

Abstract: The aim of this study was to assess the effects of vegetable oils on the antioxidant capacity, blood lipid components and immune responses in chickens raised in hot climate. In a completely randomized design, 300 chicks were assigned to four treatments and five replicates with 15 chicks per each. The highest concentration of malondialdehyde was found in broilers fed palm oil (p < 0.05). Chickens fed corn oil had the lowest and those fed flaxseed oil had the highest antioxidant enzymes activities (p < 0.0…

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