Legume forages from pigeon pea, leucaena and sesbania as supplements to natural pastures for goat production in western Tanzania

@article{Karachi2004LegumeFF,
  title={Legume forages from pigeon pea, leucaena and sesbania as supplements to natural pastures for goat production in western Tanzania},
  author={Moses K Karachi and M. Zengo},
  journal={Agroforestry Systems},
  year={2004},
  volume={39},
  pages={13-21}
}
In two dry and two wet seasons forage of pigeon pea, leucaena and sesbania were fed to growing goats as supplements to natural grazing over a two year period. The supplemented goats gained live-weights faster (P < 0.05) than the control animals. Intakes of pigeon pea (63.1 to 91.4 g/head/day) and leucaena (52.6 to 93.8 g/head/day) were consistently higher… CONTINUE READING