Effect of dietary restriction on body condition, composition and welfare of overweight and obese pony mares.

@article{Dugdale2010EffectOD,
  title={Effect of dietary restriction on body condition, composition and welfare of overweight and obese pony mares.},
  author={A. Dugdale and G. Curtis and P. Cripps and P. Harris and C. Argo},
  journal={Equine veterinary journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={42 7},
  pages={
          600-10
        }
}
  • A. Dugdale, G. Curtis, +2 authors C. Argo
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Equine veterinary journal
  • REASONS FOR PERFORMING STUDY Increased prevalence of obesity among UK horses and ponies demands evidence-based advice to promote weight loss. HYPOTHESIS Restriction of dry matter intake (DMI) to 1% of body mass (BM, 67% [corrected] of predicted maintenance digestible energy [DE] requirements) would promote weight loss without compromise to health. METHODS Five mature (mean ± s.e. 10 ± 2 years), overweight/obese pony mares (BM, 257 ± 20 kg: body condition score [BCS] 6.8/9 ± 0.5) were… CONTINUE READING
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