The utilization of protein as a source of energy in fattening sheep.

@article{Blaxter1962TheUO,
  title={The utilization of protein as a source of energy in fattening sheep.},
  author={Kenneth Blaxter and Adriane K Martin},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={1962},
  volume={16},
  pages={397-407}
}
Many of the diets given to ruminants contain more protein than is required to meet the protein needs of maintenance and growth. Thus cattle fattening on very highquality pasture receive on occasions nearly five times as much protein as they need as a source of amino acids. I n winter, larger amounts of nitrogen are usually given than minimal requirements dictate because the appetite for diets low but adequate in N content is usually poor. Rations containing an excess of N are more readily eaten… CONTINUE READING
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