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Feeding di-ammonium phosphate as a phosphorous source in finishing lambs reduced excretion of phosphorus in feces without detrimental effects on animal performance
- Koolivand, Abolfazl (Department of Animal Sciences, Malayer University) ;
- Yari, Mojtaba (Department of Animal Sciences, Malayer University) ;
- Khalaji, Saeed (Department of Animal Sciences, Malayer University) ;
- Jonker, Arjan (Grasslands Research Centre, AgResearch Ltd.)
- Received : 2017.08.07
- Accepted : 2017.12.22
- Published : 2019.04.01
Objective: Phosphorous (P) sources with greater bioavailability might increase animal production efficiency and decrease environmental pollution. The objective of current study was to determine animal performance, nutrient digestibility, blood metabolites and fecal P concentration in finishing lambs fed a diet with either di-calcium phosphate (DCP) or di-ammonium phosphate (DAP) as a P source. Methods: Twelve 4-month-old male lambs (initial body weight
Di-ammonium Phosphate;Di-calcium-phosphate;Fecal Phosphorus;Lamb Growth
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