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Feeding value of wild Napier grass (Pennisetum macrourum) for cattle supplemented with protein and/or energy rich supplements
Abstract Two experiments were conducted to evaluate the feeding value of Pennisetum macrourum , commonly known as wild Napier grass, as a feed for cattle. Experiment 1 was a nutritive valueExpand
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Forage availability and its quality in the dry season on smallholder dairy farms in Tanzania
Abstract The study was conducted on smallholder dairy farmers in Tanzania. A number of forage species and feed supplements were collected and analysed. Panicum maximum and P. purpureum constitutedExpand
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Substitution of dry Leucaena leucocephala (DLL) leaves for cotton seed cake (CSC) as a protein supplement to urea treated maize stover fed to dairy weaner goats
Twelve males and twelve females weaner goats with mean initial body weight of 12.6±2.6 and receiving ensiled (14 days) chopped maize stover treated with urea (30 g urea in 600 ml of water kg - dryExpand
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A study was done to assess utilization of medicinal plants in Nyachilo village situated in eastern Uluguru Mountains, Tanzania. Semi-structured questionnaires were administered and informalExpand
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Physical structure of twelve forage species in relation to rate of intake by sheep
In order to understand better the relationship between plant physical structure and rate of intake, twelve plant species were compared: Trifolium repens L., Medicago sativa L., Onobrychis viciifoliaExpand
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Physical structure of white clover, rape, spurrey and perennial ryegrass in relation to rate of intake by sheep, chewing activity and particle breakdown
Four plant species were compared in each of three harvest periods (in August/September) in 1991 and 1992 at Aberystwyth: white clover (Trifolium repens L.), rape (Brassica napus L.), spurreyExpand
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The Potential of Albizia lebbeck as a Supplementary Feed for Goats in Tanzania
Forty growing goats (20 males and 20 females) were used in a 90-day growth and intake study to evaluate the potential of Albizia lebbeck (ABC) based concentrate as compared with Gliricidia sepiumExpand
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Differences between twelve forage species in physical breakdown when eaten
The effectiveness of chewing by sheep during eating in breaking a forage diet into particles was studied in twelve plant species over 2 years and related to the physical structure of the plants andExpand
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In vitro digestibility, breakdown when eaten and physical structure of stovers and straws compared with lucerne hay and sweet potato haulm
In order to learn more about the digestibility, breakdown when eaten and physical structure of stovers and straws, seven diets were compared in one experiment and eight in another. The diets in theExpand
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