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Chemical composition and in vitro degradation of red and white mesquite (Prosopis laevigata) pods

  • 2014
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 44
L.Y. Peña-Avelino, J.M. Pinos-Rodríguez, L. Yáñez-Estrada, B.I. Juárez-Flores, R. Mejia & H. Andrade-Zaldivar Page: 298 - 306

The objective of this study was to compare the chemical composition and ruminal degradation of whole pod, exomesocarp, endocarp and seed fractions of red and white mesquite pods. The pods contained on average 220 g free sugars, 78 g crude…

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Sugar as an energy source for growing ducklings

  • 1989
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 19
M.D. Olver Page: 81 - 83

An experiment was conducted to determine whether sugar could successfully be incorporated into feeds for ducklings in the period 0 to 7 weeks of age. Five dietary treatments, with sugar content ranging from 0 to 400 g kg-1 were fed…

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