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Feed Intake, Digestibility, and N Retention in Cattle Fed Rice Straw and Para Grass Combined with Different Levels of Protein Derived from Cassava Foliage
- Sath, K. (Centre for Livestock and Agriculture Development (CelAgrid)) ;
- Sokun, K. (Centre for Livestock and Agriculture Development (CelAgrid)) ;
- Pauly, T. (Department of Animal Nutrition and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Kungsangen Research Centre) ;
- Holtenius, K. (Department of Animal Nutrition and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Kungsangen Research Centre)
- Received : 2011.12.13
- Accepted : 2012.02.13
- Published : 2012.07.01
Eight male cattle of Local Yellow breed with an average live weight of 121 kg and an average age of 18 months were used to evaluate the effects of different levels of sun-dried cassava foliage supplementation (Manihot esculenta) on intake, digestibility and N retention. Rice straw ad libitum and para grass (Brachiaria mutica) at 1% DM of BW comprised the basal diet. The study was arranged as a
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