MUCUNA BEAN (Mucuna spp.) SUPPLEMENTATION OF GROWING SHEEP FED WITH A BASAL DIET OF NAPIER GRASS (Pennisetum purpureum)

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  title={MUCUNA BEAN (Mucuna spp.) SUPPLEMENTATION OF GROWING SHEEP FED WITH A BASAL DIET OF NAPIER GRASS (Pennisetum purpureum)},
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  year={2003}
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  • Published 2003
This study evaluated the effect of Mucuna bean as a supplement for growing Pelibuey sheep fed with a basal diet of Napier grass (Pennisetum purpureum). Twenty males averaging 19.9 ± 2.19 kg LW were divided in four treatment groups and fed Napier grass ad libitum. The Mucuna bean supplementation consisted of Mucuna bean grain and husks that had been ground into a meal. The supplementation for the four treatment groups consisted of: 300 g a d of a commercial feed (control, Co) or 5 (T5), 10 (T10… CONTINUE READING

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