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Validation of the Equations Used in Determining Dry Matter Intake, and Metabolizable Protein Requirements for Finishing Lambs as used in the Sheep Companion Module to BRaNDS

Authors
  • Garland R. Dahlke (Iowa State University)
  • Daniel G. Morrical (Iowa State University)
  • Lauren J. Secor (Iowa State University)

Abstract

The growth equations published in the 2006 NRC “Nutrient Requirements of Small Ruminants” along with the additions added to these equations when used in the Sheep Companion Module to BRaNDS appear to provide reasonable estimations of performance of feeder lambs.

Keywords: ASL R2539

How to Cite:

Dahlke, G. R., Morrical, D. G. & Secor, L. J., (2010) “Validation of the Equations Used in Determining Dry Matter Intake, and Metabolizable Protein Requirements for Finishing Lambs as used in the Sheep Companion Module to BRaNDS”, Iowa State University Animal Industry Report 7(1). doi: https://doi.org/10.31274/ans_air-180814-920

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Published on
01 Jan 2010
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