Nutrient supply and growth of cattle offered straw-based diets.

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An experiment was conducted using steers cannulated at the rumen, duodenum and ileum to study the effects of increasing the levels of barley and fishmeal in straw-based diets. Diets A, B, C and D contained ammonia-treated straw, barley and fishmeal in the ratios, 67:33:0, 66:23:11, 53:47:0 and 52:36:12 (by weight) and were offered in daily amounts of 3.9, 3… (More)

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@article{Ortigues1989NutrientSA, title={Nutrient supply and growth of cattle offered straw-based diets.}, author={I Ortigues and Thomas Smith and Jenny Oldham and A B McAllan and Joanne Siviter}, journal={The British journal of nutrition}, year={1989}, volume={62 3}, pages={601-19} }