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Investigations into empty body weight gain, protein, fat and energy deposition as well as into the utilization of metabolizable energy for energy deposition in Black and White bulls. 3. Relations between energy deposition and intake of metabolizable energy

Gabel, M.; Papstein, I.

Archives of Animal Nutrition 48(3): 287-301

1995


ISSN/ISBN: 1745-039X
Accession: 002643969

From 6 series of individual feeding experiments with Black Pied bulls fed at 1 to 1.8 x energy requirements for maintenance (538 kJ/kg0.75), relations between ME intake and liveweight gain, empty body weight gain and energy retention were quantified using non-linear regression analysis. The regression analysis made it possible to estimate requirements for maintenance.

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