Evaluation of silage diets offered to reindeer calves intended for slaughter. I. Feeding of silage and barley from September to March

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Nilsson, Anna; Olsson, Ingemar; Lingvall, Per;
  • Publisher: Septentrio Academic Publishing
  • Journal: Rangifer (issn: 1890-6729, eissn: 1890-6729)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.7557/
  • Subject: Feeding Biology; Veterinary Medicine; Reindeer | abdominal fat | Rangifer tarandus tarandus; feed intake; weight gain; dressing percentage; visceral organs; abdominal fat; reindeer; silage diet | weight gain | feed intake | Rangifer tarandus tarandus | Animal culture | visceral organs | dressing percentage | SF1-1100

An experiment involving 75 male reindeer calves (mean initial live weight 39.6 kg, SD=3.7) intended for slaughter was undertaken to study the effect of proporrion of barley to silage in the diets on animal performance. The calves were alloted to five groups including on... View more
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