publication . Article . 2010

Urea levels in multiple supplement for lambs grazing on buffelgrass = Teores de uréia no suplemento múltiplo de cordeiros mantidos em pastos de capim-búffel

Pablo Leal Teixeira de Oliveira; Luiz Gustavo Ribeiro Pereira; Gherman Garcia Leal de Araújo; Salete Alves de Moraes; Tadeu Vinhas Voltolini;
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  • Published: 01 Oct 2010 Journal: Acta Scientiarum: Animal Sciences (issn: 1806-2636, eissn: 1807-8672, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Editora da Universidade Estadual de Maringá (Eduem)
Abstract
The objective of present trial was to evaluate the intake of supplement dry matter, productive performance, carcass traits, and weight and yields of commercial meat cuts of lambs grazing on dormant buffelgrass pastures and receiving multiple supplementation containing different urea levels. Urea levels used were: 5, 8, 11 and 14% on dry matter. Thirty-six male lambs were used, nine animals per treatment, with 18.0 �� 2.0 kg initial body weight, distributed into four groups. The experimental design was completely randomized with nine replications. Urea levels in supplement did not influence productive performance, cold and hot carcass weight and yield and commerc...
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free text keywords: Cenchrus ciliaris, dormant pastures, protein supplementation, diferimento de pastagens, suplementação protéica, Animal culture, SF1-1100
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