The influence of supplementary light on Dorper lambs fed intensively

  title={The influence of supplementary light on Dorper lambs fed intensively},
  author={P. Fourie and P. Vos and S. S. Abiola},
  journal={South African Journal of Animal Science},
  • P. Fourie, P. Vos, S. S. Abiola
  • Published 2010
  • Biology
  • South African Journal of Animal Science
  • The objective of this trial was to quantify the differences in average daily gain (ADG), backfat thickness (BFT), eye muscle area (EMA), fat thickness (FT) on different body parts, the feed conversion ratio (FCR), body measurements and the weight of internal organs of Dorper lambs exposed to supplemented light. For this study 120 Dorper lambs (115 ± 10 days old), weighing 29.8 ± 5.01 kg, were used. The lambs were randomly divided into three homogeneous groups (20 castrated and 20 intact males… CONTINUE READING
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