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Substituting Bakery Waste for Barley Grains in Fattening Diets for Awassi Lambs
- Hindiyeh, M.Y. (Department of Environmental and Water Engineering and its Management, German Jordanian University) ;
- Haddad, S.G. (Department of Animal Production, Jordan University of Science and Technology) ;
- Haddad, S.K. (Department of Animal Production, Jordan University of Science and Technology)
- Received : 2010.09.14
- Accepted : 2011.01.16
- Published : 2011.11.01
Bakery waste (BW) is much cheaper than barley (20 to 40% the price of barley). Bakery waste and barley grain have similar chemical composition; they contain 99 and 97% organic matter (OM), 1.1 and 1.8% fat, 18 and 15% neutral detergent fibre (NDF) and 14.0 and 14.5% crude protein (CP), respectively (DM basis). The objectives of this study were to determine the effect of substituting BW for barley grain in high concentrate fattening diets for lambs on nutrient intake, growth and carcass characteristics. Forty Awassi lambs (21.75
Bakery Waste;Barley Grain;Fattening;Awassi
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