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Nitrogen retention of Angora goats receiving alkali-ionophore-treated whole maize containing various levels of urea (Short commu

  • 1985
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 15
V. Gevers & D. Wentzel Page: 18 - 19

A nitrogen-balance study was carried out to investigate the utilization of various levels of urea (0 - 4%) absorbed by alkali-ionophore-treated whole maize when fed to Angora goats receiving a protein-deficient roughage diet. Nitrogen retention was increased significantly (P<0,05) only…

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Advances in intensive ruminant nutrition

  • 1985
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 15
B.D.H. van Niekerk Page: 63 - 71

Of the many advances in ruminant nutrition made in recent times the change from dilute roughage-based feeds to highly concentrated grain-rich diets has probably had the greatest single impact on ruminants and on their rate of production. This change has…

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