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Effect of diets differing in rumen soluble nitrogen on utilization of poor-quality roughage by sheep

  • 2015
  • Issue: 5
  • Volume: 45
A.M. Mentz, W.A. van Niekerk, A. Hassen, R.J. Coertze & B.S.Gemeda Page: 528 - 537

This study investigated the effects of replacing rapid-release nitrogen (N) from urea with a graded level of slow-release N (Optigen® II) source on intake, digestibility, rumen fermentation and microbial protein synthesis, when sheep were fed a poor-quality roughage diet. Five…

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