Adaptability and growth of Malpura ewes subjected to thermal and nutritional stress

@article{Sejian2010AdaptabilityAG,
  title={Adaptability and growth of Malpura ewes subjected to thermal and nutritional stress},
  author={V Sejian and Vijai Prakash Maurya and Sayeed M. K. Naqvi},
  journal={Tropical Animal Health and Production},
  year={2010},
  volume={42},
  pages={1763-1770}
}
A study was conducted to assess the effect of combined stresses (thermal and nutritional) on physiological adaptability and growth performance of Malpura ewes. Twenty-eight adult Malpura ewes (average BW 33.56 kg) were used in the present study. The ewes were divided into four groups, viz., GI (n = 7; control), GII (n = 7; thermal stress), GIII (n = 7; nutritional stress), and GIV (n = 7; combined stress). The animals were stall-fed with a diet consisting of 60% roughage and 40% concentrate. GI… CONTINUE READING
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