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Effect of roughage processing and feeding level on production, reproduction, and growth performance of the Red Maradi goat.

@inproceedings{Abdou2016EffectOR,
  title={Effect of roughage processing and feeding level on production, reproduction, and growth performance of the Red Maradi goat.},
  author={Nourou. Abdou},
  year={2016}
}
Doctor of Philosophy in Animal Science. University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg 2016. 
Modelling of digesta passage rates in grazing and browsing domestic and wild ruminant herbivores
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This study developed better prediction models for solid and liquid passage rates for ruminants fed on a variety of diets and/or feeds from different climatic regions.
Effects of diet quality and time lapse after meal termination on rumen load, rate of passage and feeding behaviour.
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Factors that affect rates of passage of digesta and rumen digesta load are discussed, including environmental temperature, level of feed intake, body mass, ruminant species, digesta particle size and specific gravity, roughage quality, water intake, animal physiological status and reproductive state.

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