- Volume 27 Issue 10
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Effects of Partial or Total Replacement of Maize with Alternative Feed Source on Digestibility, Growth Performance, Blood Metabolites and Economics in Limousin Crossbred Cattle
- Shi, F.H. (State Key Laboratory of Animal Nutrition, College of Animal Science and Technology, China Agricultural University) ;
- Fang, L. (State Key Laboratory of Animal Nutrition, College of Animal Science and Technology, China Agricultural University) ;
- Meng, Q.X. (State Key Laboratory of Animal Nutrition, College of Animal Science and Technology, China Agricultural University) ;
- Wu, H. (State Key Laboratory of Animal Nutrition, College of Animal Science and Technology, China Agricultural University) ;
- Du, J.P. (State Key Laboratory of Animal Nutrition, College of Animal Science and Technology, China Agricultural University) ;
- Xie, X.X. (State Key Laboratory of Animal Nutrition, College of Animal Science and Technology, China Agricultural University) ;
- Ren, L.P. (State Key Laboratory of Animal Nutrition, College of Animal Science and Technology, China Agricultural University) ;
- Zhou, Z.M. (State Key Laboratory of Animal Nutrition, College of Animal Science and Technology, China Agricultural University) ;
- Zhou, B. (State Key Laboratory of Animal Nutrition, College of Animal Science and Technology, China Agricultural University)
- Received : 2014.01.23
- Accepted : 2014.04.15
- Published : 2014.10.01
Increasing cost and scarcity of maize has stimulated the use of alternative feed sources (AFS) in the diets of cattle. In this study, we investigated the effects of partial or total replacement of maize on nutrient digestibility, growth performance, blood metabolites, and economics in Limousin crossbred feedlot cattle. Forty-five
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