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Forage quality and performance of sheep in Massai grass pastures managed at pre-grazing canopy heights

  • 2018
  • Issue: 6
  • Volume: 48
J.V. Emerenciano Neto, G.S. Difante, Â.M.Q. Lana, H.R. Medeiros, E.M. Aguiar, D.B. Montagner & J.S. Souza Page: 1073 - 1081

The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of pasture height at pre-grazing of Massai grass on the quality of available forage, forage intake and the performance of lambs raised for meat production. The treatments consisted of four…

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Evaluation of crop residues as feeds for goats. Part 1. Voluntary intakes, digestibility and nitrogen utilization of groundnut a

  • 1983
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 13
J.A. Ayoade, P.E. Makhambera & M.Z. Bodzalekani Page: 12 - 13

Groundnut and bean haulms were evaluated as feeds for indigenous Malawian goats. Generally, the results showed that the nutrients in the bean haulms were better digested and utilized by the goats than those in the groundnut haulms. However, provided that…

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Vergelyking van verrykte gars, koring, triticale en mielies vir die afronding van vroegspeenlammers (Kort mededeling)

  • 1990
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 20
A.A. Brand en S.W.P. Cloete Page: 37 - 40

Comparison of enriched barley, wheat, triticale and maize for the fattening of early-weaned lambs.  Alkali-ionophoreenriched barley, wheat, triticale and maize were evaluated as diets for the fattening of early-weaned (ca 10 weeks) SA Mutton Merino lambs kept under feedlot conditions.…

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The effect of dietary energy and protein (amino acid) concentration on the performance of slaughter ostriches

  • 2004
  • Issue: 6
  • Volume: 34
T.S. Brand, R.M. Gous, A.C.M. Kruger, B.B. Aucamp, C.J. Nel and J.O. Horbanczuk Page: 104 - 106

A study was conducted to determine the effect of dietary energy and protein concentrations in a 3 x 5 factorial experimental design on the performance of growing and finishing ostriches. Energy concentrations amounted to 8.5, 10.5 and 12.5 MJ ME/kg…

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