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Effect of supplementing a high-protein ram press sunflower cake concentrate on smallholder milk production in Zimbabwe
Ram press sunflower cake protein concentrate was formulated locally and its effect on the performance of dairy cows was compared with that of a commercial dairy concentrate. The effects ofExpand
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Effects of Supplementing a Basal Diet of Chloris gayana Hay with One of Three Protein-rich Legume Hays of Cassia rotundifolia, Lablab purpureus and Macroptilium atropurpureum Forage on Some
Growth and digestibility experiments were conducted on growing East African type goats offered Chloris gayana hay supplemented with one of three high-protein (119–128 g CP/kg DM) legume hays, CassiaExpand
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Chemical composition and dry matter degradability profiles of forage legumes Cassia rotundifolia cv. Wynn, Lablab purpureus cv. Highworth and Macroptilium atropurpureum cv. Siratro at 8 weeks of
Abstract Three forage legumes were harvested at 8 weeks of growth before flowering (pre-anthesis) and analysed for their chemical constituencies after either sun- (4 days) or over-drying (60°C for 48Expand
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NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION AND EFFECTIVE DEGRADABILITY OF FOUR FORAGE TREES GROWN FOR PROTEIN SUPPLEMENTATION
The chemical composition and ruminal degradability of dry matter (DM) and nitrogen (N) of four browse legumes (Gliricidia sepium, C. calothyrsus, A. angustissima and Leucaena. pallida) wereExpand
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Ensiling characteristics and feeding value of silage madefrom browse tree legume-maize mixtures
Male wether Sabi sheep (50 ± 2 kg body weight) were used in a nitrogen (N) balance trial to evaluate the feeding value of browse tree legume-maize mixed s...
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Viability of smallholder dairying in Wedza, Zimbabwe
Viability differences in smallholder dairy farming are a result of differences in access to markets and services. It is hypothesized that innovations that improve productivity and market linkagesExpand
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Condensed Tannin and Saponin Content of Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp, Desmodium uncinatum, Stylosanthes guianensis and Stylosanthes scabra Grown in Zimbabwe
Samples of the tropical forage legumes Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp (cowpea), Desmodium uncinatum (silverleaf desmodium), Stylosanthes guianensis (oxley fine stem stylo) and Stylosanthes scabraExpand
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Rumen degradability and post-ruminal digestion of dry matter, nitrogen and amino acids in three tropical forage legumes estimated by the mobile nylon bag technique
Abstract The ruminal degradability and intestinal digestibility of dry matter (DM), nitrogen (N) and amino acids (AA) in whole plants of tropical forage legumes were estimated in three rumen andExpand
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Effect of supplementing veld hay with tropical legumes Desmodium uncinatum, Stylosanthes guianensis and Macroptilium atropurpureum on intake, digestibility, outflow rates, nitrogen retention and live
Abstract In 2 consecutive years using fresh batches of lambs, poor-quality veld (natural pasture) hay dominated by Hyparrhenia grasses (23 g crude protein per kg dry matter) was fed ad libitum eitherExpand
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The effect of stage of growth and method of dryingfresh herbage on chemical composition of three tropicalherbaceous forage legumes
Resumen en: The objective of this study was to assess the effect of stage of growth and method of drying fresh herbage on the chemical composition of herbaceous fo...
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