Animal Performance and Rumen Fermentation with Sugar Cane Chopped Finely or Coarsely

  • Centro Dominicano de Investigación Pecuaria con Caña de Azúcar CEAGANA, Santo Domingo
  • Published 1997


The treatments consisted of chopping sugar cane stalk coarsely (10 to 20 mm particle size) or finely (less than 5 mm). The chopped cane stalk was mixed with chopped cane tops ( 40 to 50 mm particle size) in the ratio 75: 25. A solution of urea/molasses (200 g urea/kg solution) was added to the cane at the rate of 50 g/kg of fresh cane. The animals also… (More)

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