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Use of the mobile nylon bag technique to determine digestible energy in pig diets

  • 1989
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 19
T.S. Brand, H.A. Badenhorst, F.K. Siebrits, E.H. Kemm & J.P. Hayes Page: 165 - 170

The experiment was conducted to compare the mobile nylon bag technique (MNBT) with conventional digestibility techniques for the estimation of digestible energy (DE) in pig diets. Factors investigated were the effect of washing after retrieval, predigestion time, particle size, retention…

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Studies on the chemical composition and digestible energy content of South African grain sorghum

  • 1992
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 22
T.S. Brand, H.A. Badenhorst, E.H. Kemm, F.K. Siebrits and J.P. Hayes Page: 43 - 49

The experiment was conducted (i) to compare the chemical and physical composition of grain sorghum produced at different locations, (ii) to compare the digestible energy (DE) content of different grain sorghum cultivars produced at different locations, and (iii) to evaluate…

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