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Effect of cultivar and environment on the feeding value of Western Canadian wheat and barley samples with and without enzyme supplementation
The feeding value ofnine wheat cultivars grown in replicate in three locations in each of two crop years, and 14 barley cultivars grown in seven locations over three crop years was tested with orExpand
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EFFECTS OF STALL DESIGN ON DAIRY CATTLE BEHAVIOUR
There are many alternative options available for housing lactating dairy cattle, but little research to show which ones work best for either the producer or the cows. We describe a study comparing Expand
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Short Communication: Effects of feeding Falcon or Tyto whole plant barley silage on milk production and feed efficiency
Oba, M. and Swift, M. L. 2014. SHORT COMMUNICATION: Effects of feeding Falcon or Tyto whole plant barley silage on milk production and feed efficiency. Can. J. Anim. Sci. 94: 151 153. Eight lactatingExpand
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Prediction of energetic value of wheat and triticale in broiler chicks: A chick bioassay and an in vitro digestibility technique
Abstract Variation in apparent metabolizable energy (AME) of diets is a concern in poultry feeding. Thus, predicting variations in AME content of cereal grains is important, because this will allow aExpand
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Effects of volume weight, processing method and processing index of barley grain on in situ digestibility of dry matter and starch in beef heifers
Abstract The objectives of this study were to evaluate the effects of volume weight (VW; g/L), processing method (PM; control vs. precision processing [PP]), and processing index (PI; VW afterExpand
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Effect of starch content and processing method on in situ ruminal and in vitro intestinal digestion of barley grain in beef heifers
Abstract Rate of barley starch digestion in the rumen is critical issue in high-grain fed beef cattle because it is associated with growth performance and health. The digestion rate of starch variesExpand
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Development of near-infrared spectroscopy calibrations to estimate fecal composition and nutrient digestibility in beef cattle
Abstract: Feces from cattle fed 65 different diets were used to develop near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) calibrations to predict fecal composition [organic matter (OM), starch, nitrogen (N), neutralExpand
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Characterization of the variation in the daily excretion of faecal constituents and digestibility predictions in beef cattle fed feedlot diets using near-infrared spectroscopy
Six heifers were individually housed and assigned to once (FF1) or twice (FF2) daily feeding regimes over backgrounding and finishing periods. Following adaptation, total faecal collections wereExpand
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In vitro gas production and dry matter digestibility of malting barley grain sown with different seeding and nitrogen fertilization rates in Canada
Abstract Two malting barley varieties, AC Metcalfe and CDC Copeland, were grown at seven sites in Canada with varying seeding rates (SR; 200 and 400 seeds/m2) and nitrogen fertilization rates (NR; 0,Expand
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Digestibility and growth performance of feedlot cattle fed pelleted grain screenings
Abstract The impact of two different grain screening pellets (GSP) on the chemical profile of feces, feed digestibility, growth performance, and carcass traits of feedlot heifers was measured.Expand
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