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Ammoniated maize residue for the fattening of lambs

  • 1983
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 13
W.W. Seed Page: 16 - 18

The use of ammoniated maize residue as a replacement for maize meal in the diet for fattening lambs, was investigated. Ammoniation of maize residue increased average daily DMI and ADG at the 0 and 20% concentrate levels. The feed conversions…

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Die potensiaal van chemies behandelde fluitjiesriet (Phragmites australis)-hooi in onderhoudsdiëte vir skape. 2. ’n Vergelykin

  • 1988
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 18
J.P. Swiegers & H.H. Meissner Page: 107 - 112

The potential of chemically treated common reed (Phragmites australis) hay in maintenance diets for sheep. 2. A comparison between NaOH treatment and ammoniation with or without molasses with respect to digestibility, intake and nitrogen retention. A digestibility experiment was conducted…

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Effect of thermal ammoniation and heat treatment on the faecal and ileal digestibility and utilization of birdproof grain sorghu

  • 1989
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 19
T.S. Brand, H.A. Badenhorst, F.K. Siebrits & J.P. Hayes Page: 171 - 178

Two experiments were conducted to (i) determine the effect of thermal ammoniation (NH3BPS) and heat treatment (HBPS) of birdproof sorghum (BPS) on energy and N metabolism, measured with intact and ileo-rectal anastomosed pigs and (ii) to evaluate NH3BPS and untreated…

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Wheat-straw as roughage component in finishing diets of growing lambs

  • 1991
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 21
T.S. Brand, S.W.P. Cloete, F. Franck and G.D. van der Merwe Page: 184 - 188

Five diets were formulated on an iso-nutrient basis (approximately 12 MJ digestible energy, 16,5% crude protein, 5% non-degradable protein, 33% neutral detergent fibre, 18% acid detergent fibre, 0,8% calcium and 0,3% phosphorus) so that lucerne hay (LH) was substituted by…

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