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The establishment of a protein degradability data base for dairy cattle using the nylon bag technique. 1. Protein sources

  • 1988
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 18
L.J. Erasmus, J. Prinsloo & H.H. Meissner Page: 23 - 29

The protein degradability of various South African ruminant feed protein sources was determined in the rumen of cannulated lactating dairy cattle. The effective protein degradability was calculated at different fractional outflow rates, using the nylon bag technique. The degradability values…

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The potential of the weed, Commelina diffusa L., as a fodder crop for ruminants (Short communication)

  • 2006
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 36
T.P. Lanyasunya, Wang, H. Rong, S.A. Abdulrazak, E.A. Mukisira and Zhang jie Page: 28 - 32

The objective of this study was to evaluate the potential of Commelina diffusa L. as a ruminant feed. Commelina diffusa belongs to the Commelinaceae family, a family of plants that is generally poorly investigated with respect to ruminant nutrition. The…

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