NUMBER OF COWS AND BAGS NEEDED TO ESTIMATE in situ DRY MATTER DEGRADATION OF KINGGRASS (Pennisetum purpureum) LEAVES

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Epigmenio Castillo-Gallegos; Jesús Jarillo-Rodríguez; Ismael Cortes-Salazar; Braulio Valles-De la Mora; Eliazar Ocaña-Zavaleta;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán
  • Journal: Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems (issn: 1870-0462)
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  • Subject: In situ degradation | dry matter | number of cows | number of bags | Kinggrass. | Agriculture | S | Agriculture (General) | S1-972

The number of bags to be incubated per sample, and the number of fistulated cows needed to estimate in situ ruminal degradation of Kinggrass (Pennisetum purpureum) dry matter (DMD %) were determined. Three rumen-fistulated cows and 10 bags per incubation time (3, 6, 9, ... View more
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