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Effect of Water Hyacinth (Eichhornia Crassipes) Silage on Intake and Nutrient Digestibility in Cattle Fed Rice Straw and Cottonseed Cake
- Tham, Ho Thanh (Department of Animal Sciences, Can Tho University) ;
- Uden, Peter (Department of Animal Nutrition and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Kungsangen Research Centre)
- Received : 2012.09.14
- Accepted : 2012.11.18
- Published : 2013.05.01
Four crossbred Sindhi heifers with an average body weight (BW) of 135 kg and a mean age of 17 months were used to investigate the effect of feeding different combinations of rice straw and ensiled water hyacinth (EWH) supplemented with a source of protein in the form of cottonseed cake (CSC) on intake and digestibility. Four treatments consisting of graded levels of EWH were arranged in a
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