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A note on utility of sun hemp tops as fodder for sheep



A note on utility of sun hemp tops as fodder for sheep



Indian Journal of Range Management 8(2): 109-110



Chaffed Crotalaria juncea tops and M.P. Chari (Sorghum bicolor X S. sudanense) were mixed in 1:1 ratio. DM of the mixed fodder contained 15.92% CP, 2.37% ether extract, 17.60% CF, 56.34% NFE and 7.77% ash. In feeding trials with sheep, intake was 2.4 kg DM/100 kg body wt. Daily consumption/head was 96 g DCP and 555 g TDN.

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