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Effect of roasting on ruminal degradation, intestinal digestibility and absorbable amino acid profile of cottonseed and soybean

  • 1995
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 25
G.E. Schroeder, L.J. Erasmus, K-J. Leeuw and H.H. Meissner Page: 109 - 117

The effect of heat processing on ruminal degradation, intestinal digestibility (UDP-D) and absorbable amino acid (AA) profile of cottonseed oilcake (CSOC) and soybean oilcake (SBOC) was calculated. CSOC and SBOC were roasted in a drum roaster at six temperature settings…

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Ruminant nutrition research in South Africa during the decade 1985/1995

  • 1995
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 25
H.H. Meissner, W.A. van Niekerk, D.V. Paulsmeier and P.H. Henning Page: 118 - 131

Research on ruminant nutrition in South Africa is reviewed for the decade 1985/1995. The review covers the following topics: feed requirements and forage preferences in relation to carrying capacity, intake measurement and control/prediction, pasture utilization, protein digestion and metabolism, supplementation…

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Relationships between the water solubility of roughage dry matter and certain chemical characteristics (Short Communication)

  • 1995
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 25
J.W. Cilliers and H.J. Cilliers Page: 132 - 133

The relationships (during summer) between the water solubility of Cymbopogon-Themeda veld grass, Digitaria eriantha (finger grass) and Medicago sativa (lucerne) and their respective contents of crude protein (CP), acid-detergent fibre (ADF) and neutral-detergent fibre (NDF) were determined in samples which…

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