Effect of change in body weight and condition during the dry season on capacity for work of draft oxen

@article{Bartholomew1993EffectOC,
  title={Effect of change in body weight and condition during the dry season on capacity for work of draft oxen},
  author={Peter Bartholomew and T. Khibe and David L. Little and Skinner Ba},
  journal={Tropical Animal Health and Production},
  year={1993},
  volume={25},
  pages={50-58}
}
Work oxen supplemented at different levels during a feeding period of 3 months, were divided into 3 groups of average weight change −25, +35 and + 70 kg and worked under loadings of either 7.5 or 12.5 kgf/100 kg of liveweight for 2 weeks, in order to assess the impact of dry season supplementation on capacity for work. At approximately equal levels of… CONTINUE READING