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A Comparative Study on Digestive Parameters in an Indigenous Fat-tailed and a Conventional Dorper Sheep Fed on Maize Stover Crop Residue
- Mwenya, B. (Department of Animal Science, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine) ;
- Wollny, C. (Universities of Malawi, Bunda College of Agriculture) ;
- Blummel, M. (University of Hohenheim Tropenzentrum) ;
- Banda, J. (Universities of Malawi, Bunda College of Agriculture) ;
- Takahashi, J. (Department of Animal Science, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine)
- Received : 2002.08.20
- Accepted : 2002.10.05
- Published : 2003.04.01
The intake, dry matter (DM) digestibility, total mean retention time (TMRT) and weight changes were investigated in four fat tailed and four Dorper sheep fed on a maize stover crop residue. Animals were subjected to five dietary treatments, which were: 90, 135 and
Intake;Digestibility;Total Mean Retention Time;Sheep Breeds;Maize Stover
Supported by : Germany Technical Cooperation
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