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Feed preference of grower ostriches consuming diets differing in Lupinus angustifolius inclusion levels

  • 2018
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 48
T. S. Brand, J. A. Engelbrecht, J. van der Merwe & L. C. Hoffman Page: 170 - 185

Feed costs contribute the largest proportion of the input costs of slaughter birds in an intensive ostrich production unit. Alternative, cheaper feedstuffs, such as lupins (sweet and bitter cultivars), were therefore evaluated to determine the optimal lupin inclusion level in…

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