The duration of lot-feeding of sheep before sea transport.

  title={The duration of lot-feeding of sheep before sea transport.},
  author={Randall Norris and R. B. Richards and Gregory J. Norman},
  journal={Australian veterinary journal},
  volume={69 1},
Adult wethers (n = 750) were lot-fed for 13 days, 8 days or 3 days before a simulated voyage lasting 18 days to examine whether the period of lot-feeding affected the proportion of sheep that ate pelleted feed and their body weight change during simulated shipping. There was no significant difference in the proportion of non-feeders between treatment groups on days 7 and 14 of the voyage. Body weights were not significantly different between the treatment groups on days 14 and 18 of the voyage… CONTINUE READING

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