Feeding strategies during dry summer for lactating desert goats in a rainfed area under tropical conditions.

@article{Ahmed2001FeedingSD,
  title={Feeding strategies during dry summer for lactating desert goats in a rainfed area under tropical conditions.},
  author={Muna M.M. Ahmed and F M. El Hag and Fazal Wahab and Shilan F. M. Salih},
  journal={Small ruminant research : the journal of the International Goat Association},
  year={2001},
  volume={39 2},
  pages={161-166}
}
Feeding strategies aimed at improving the nutritive value of crop residues through chemical treatment or utilizing other available feed resources as small ruminant feeds were carried out during the hot dry summer season when rangeland pasture deteriorates drastically. The study utilized small-scale farmer animals and crop residues chemically treated as animal feeds. Other feeds were groundnut haulms (GNH) and tree pods (TP) of Faidherbia albida. A total of 30 adult lactating goats with their… CONTINUE READING