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Effect on feed intake, milk production and milk composition of Holstein cows by replacing maize grain with wheat in total mixed rations

  • 2014
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 44
C.J.C. Muller, J.A. Botha, F. Calitz & M. Lehmann Page: 271 - 279

The effect of replacing maize grain with wheat as an energy source in total mixed rations (TMRs) on feed intake and milk yield parameters was determined for dairy cows. Three feeding trials were conducted using different roughages, namely lucerne hay…

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The use of crude protein content to predict concentrations of lysine and methionine in grain harvested from selected cultivars o

  • 2000
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 30
D.A. Brandt, T.S. Brand and C.W. Cruywagen Page: 22 - 25

Correlations were determined between the crude protein (CP) and lysine or methionine concentrations of grain from wheat (cultivar: palmiet), barley (cultivar: clipper) and triticale (cultivar: usgen 19) grown in the Western Cape region of South Africa. Twenty samples of varying…

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Use of an antibiotic growth promoter and two herbal natural feed additives with and without exogenous enzymes in wheat based bro

  • 2005
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 35
S. Sarica, A. Ciftci, E. Demir, K. Kilinc and Y. Yildirim Page: 61 - 72

A study was conducted to compare the effects of an antibiotic growth promoter (flavomycin) and two herbal natural feed additives (garlic and thyme) with and without a xylanase-based enzyme complex in wheat-based diets on growth performance, carcass parameters, total plasma…

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