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The nutritive value of some Queensland fodders

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Harvey, J.M. (1952) The nutritive value of some Queensland fodders. Queensland Journal of Agricultural Science, 9 (3). pp. 169-184.



The apparent digestibility of a number of Queensland fodders was determined. The nutritive value was assessed directly for both roughages and concentrates, using 2-3-year-old Merino wethers housed in metabolism crates. The studies reported here were conducted to ascertain the feeding value of important fodders in terms of digestible protein, total digestible nutrients, metabolizable energy, and starch equivalent.

Item Type:Article
Corporate Creators:Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland
Subjects:Plant culture > Field crops > Forage crops. Feed crops
Animal culture > Sheep
Animal culture > Feeds and feeding. Animal nutrition
Live Archive:11 Jun 2024 03:17
Last Modified:11 Jun 2024 03:17

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