Section 1
Chapter 354

Effect of meat meal, dried cassava root and groundnut oil in diets based on sugar cane/urea, or molasses/urea

Silvestre, R.; MacLeod, N.A.; Preston, T.R.

Tropical Animal Production 2(2): 151-157


Accession: 000353013

One basal diet was of chopped whole sugar cane with a solution of urea 180, (NH4)2SO4 50 g and water 770 g, 50 ml/kg cane. The other was of final molasses 925, urea 25 and water 50 g given freely, with chopped cane tops 2% and fresh bagasse at 0.5% of bodyweight. In a 2 X 2 X 2 factorial trial for 70 days 48 Brahman bullocks of about 200 kg got basal diets with no meat meal or 600 g, no fresh cassava roots chopped and sun-dried or 1000 g or no groundnut oil or 30 g daily.

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