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The influence of live weight on the voluntary intake of low quality roughage by merino sheep and its implications for successful

  • 1972
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 2
G.N. Louw, E.L. Steenkamp & P.K. van der Merwe Page: 9 - 12

In experiments with adult Merino wethers, where wheaten straw was supplemented with an urea-containing mixture, the following was found: (a) Poor quality roughage may maintain the body weight of Merino sheep provided that the organic matter digestibility is not lower…

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