Bulletin "Veterinary biotechnology"

Veterynarna biotehnologija – Veterinary biotechnology, 2018, 32(1), 127-130 [in Russian]. https://doi.org/10.31073/vet_biotech32(1)-15


Vitebsk State Academy of Veterinary Medicine, Republic of Belarus


Grodno State Agrarian University, Republic of Belarus


One of the main ways to increase the production of livestock products is to obtain, preserve and grow a healthy litter. Growing young animals in the first months of life largely determines the further dairy and meat production of animals. In this regard, there has been a trend towards the creation and use of new growth- and immunocorrecting additives made from natural raw materials [1, 2]. In this regard, promising, in our opinion, for these purposes are the products of beekeeping. The main advantages of beekeeping products are their versatility, high concentration of scarce substances, lack of accumulation toxicity in residual products. They have general strengthening, immunostimulating, antitoxic, antimicrobial and many other properties [3, 4, 5]. Studies were conducted on the use of composite feeds based on dried milk and beekeeping products to increase the growth and development of calves of the early postnatal period. As a result of the conducted studies it was found that the use of complex feed provides a higher level of growth and development of calves, accompanied by an increase in their live weight and average daily growth. An increase in the productivity of animals under the influence of the food under study can be regarded as one of the aspects of the overall restructuring of the body's metabolism, as a result of increasing its ability to adapt to environmental conditions.

Keywords: Аvailable drone brood, dead bees, calves, living weight, growth.


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