Testicular and epididymal function during the peripuberal period in Brahman bulls receiving various amounts of protein degradable in the rumen.

@article{Rocha1996TesticularAE,
  title={Testicular and epididymal function during the peripuberal period in Brahman bulls receiving various amounts of protein degradable in the rumen.},
  author={Ant{\^o}nio Carlos da Rocha and Mariana Palazzo Carpena and Brandon M Triplett and Don A Neuendorff and David W. Forrest and Ronald D. Randel},
  journal={Theriogenology},
  year={1996},
  volume={45 2},
  pages={477-88}
}
Thirty-nine Brahman bulls with an initial age and weight of 301.7 +/- 4.1 d and 202.7 +/- 4.7 kg, respectively, were randomly allocated to 1 of 2 dietary treatment groups within age, weight and sire in order to study the influence of source of protein and stage of peripuberal period on testicular and epididymal function. In the soybean meal treatment the amount of protein undegradable in the rumen averaged 47%, while it was 72% in the fish meal treatment. The supplements were isocaloric and… CONTINUE READING