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Blood profiles of indigenous Pedi goats fed varying levels of Vachellia karroo leaf meal in Setaria verticillata hay-based diet

  • 2016
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 46
D. Brown, J.W. Ng’ambi, D. Norris & F.E. Mbajiorgu Page: 432 - 440

Vachellia karroo (Acacia karroo) is promising fodder for goats in the critical dry season in communal rangelands. The only limitation to the use of this fodder tree is the presence of phenolic compounds, such as condensed tannins. A study was…

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In vitro digestibility and in situ degradability of avocado meal and macadamia waste products in sheep

  • 2006
  • Issue: 5
  • Volume: 36
A Skenjana, J.B.J. van Ryssen and W.A. van Niekerk Page: 78 - 81

Waste products from the avocado (avocado meal, AM) and macadamia (macadamia oilcake, MOC and macadamia chips, MCH) processing industries have the potential to be included in animal diets, depending on their nutritive value. Avocado meal consisted of oil-extracted avocados unsuitable…

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The effect of polyethylene glycol (PEG 8000) supplementation on in vitro gas production kinetics of leaves from tannin containin

  • 2005
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 35
A. Kamalak, O. Canbolat, M. Sahin, Y. Gurbuz, E. Ozkose and C.O. Ozkan Page: 229 - 237

The objective of this study was to determine the effect of inclusion of polyethylene glycol (PEG 8000) during in vitro incubation on gas production kinetics, organic matter digestibility (OMD) and the metabolisable energy (ME) content of foliage from the tannin…

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