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Perspectives and advantages of using olive (Olea europaea) by-products as a dietary supplement for rabbit production and health

  • 2023
  • Issue: 5
  • Volume: 53
C. Losacco, V. Laudadio, M. Schiavitto & V. Tufarelli Page: 737 - 754

Over the years, the olive oil market has increased considerably due to its organoleptic features and increasing awareness of the beneficial properties of olive products for human health. However, the olive oil production processes generate a variety of wastes and…

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Microbiological quality of silage made from by-products of cassava starch extraction and viticulture

  • 2021
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 51
C.R. Schneider, M.A. Zambom, D. Galhardo, A. Faccenda, A.S. Avila, R.C.R. Tinini & T.A. Del Valle Page: 407 - 415

This study evaluated silages made with varying proportions of viticulture by-products (VC) and starch extraction from cassava (CSE). It attempted to determine the effects of these proportions on the microbial population, fermentative losses, and chemical composition. The treatments were specified…

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Potential alternative feed sources for ruminant feeding from the biodiesel production chain by-products

  • 2020
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 50
C.S. Pinto, A.L.R. Magalhães, A.L. Teodoro, G.C. Gois, R.M. L. Véras, F.S. Campos, D.B. Nascimento, A.P. Andrade, L.P. Oliveira & I.E. Lima Page: 69 - 77

This study aimed to evaluate the chemical composition, fractionation of nitrogen compounds and carbohydrates, digestibility parameters, gas production kinetics and ruminal fermentation of fruit seed cakes. The experiment was conducted in a completely randomized design with three fruit seed cakes…

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Effect of dried distillers grains (DDGS) on diet digestibility, growth performance, and carcass characteristics in Creole wool lambs fed finishing diets

  • 2019
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 49
K.R. Curzaynz-Leyva, J.R. Bárcena-Gama, C. Sánchez-del Real, J.C. Escobar-España, M.I. Rivas-Martínez, E.A. Santillán-Gómez, D.F. Portela-Díaz & E.J. Flores-Santiago Page: 56 - 62

Dried corn distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) can partially replace grains and forages in diets for ruminants. The objective of this research was to evaluate the effect of replacing grains and soybean meal with DDGS (0%, 15%, 30% and 45%)…

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Effects of dietary inclusion of discarded cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. capitata) on the growth performance of South African Dorper lambs

  • 2016
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 46
B.D. Nkosi, R. Meeske, M.M. Ratsaka, T. Langa, M.D. Motiang & I.B. Groenewald Page: 35 - 41

A study was conducted to determine the effect of dietary inclusion of discarded cabbage (DC) on the intake and growth performance of lambs. Diets containing 0 (control, DC0), 100 g DC/kg (DC100), 150 g DC/kg (DC150) and 200 g DC/kg…

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Effects of dietary replacement of maize grain with popcorn waste products on nutrient digestibility and performance by lambs

  • 2010
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 40
B.D. Nkosi, R. Meeske, H.J. van der Merwe, O. Acheampong-Boateng and T. Langa Page: 133 - 139

A study was conducted to evaluate the effects of dietary replacement of maize with popcorn waste (PW) on the intake, nutrient digestibility and growth performance of lambs. Diets replacing 0, 25, 50, 75 and 100% maize with PW were formulated…

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