The feeding value of crop residues from sorghum, pearl and finger millet cultivars

@inproceedings{Ncube2007TheFV,
  title={The feeding value of crop residues from sorghum, pearl and finger millet cultivars},
  author={Somandla Ncube and Timothy Christopher Smith},
  year={2007}
}
Two experiments were conducted to evaluate the value of sorghum and millet residues as feeds for indigenous sheep. In the first, wethers received a daily diet of 100 g cottonseed meal plus hay (control) or one of the following stovers ad libitum: sorghum (white, SVI; or red, DC75); pearl millet (white, SDMV 89004; or red NCD2); finger millet (white, SDFM 63; or red, 25C). Nitrogen (N) and neutral detergent fibre (NDF) concentrations differed between species but not variety. Finger millet stover… CONTINUE READING