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Supplementation with dried cassava root for cattle fattened on diets of molasses/urea or sugar cane/molasses/urea

Minor, S.; Silvestre, R.; Hovell, F.D.D.B.

Tropical Animal Production 4(1): 98-99

1979


Accession: 000994783

Daily av. liveweight gain and total DM intake of Zebu bulls of about 220 kg initial liveweight fed a mineral supplement, a molasses/2.5% urea mixture ad lib. and banana forage at 5% of liveweight or a molasses/10% urea mixture ad lib. and banana forage and whole chopped sugar cane both at 5% of liveweight was 411 and 570 g and 4.8 and 6.7 kg, resp., and was 437 and 494 g and 5.3 and 6.9 kg, resp., when 1 kg sun dried cassava root/day was added to each of the diets.

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