Potential of cow traction in the Ethiopian highlands farming system
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This paper deals briefly with the potential of cow traction in the Ethiopian highlands farming systems with particular reference to energy requirements and feeding and strategies. Examines cow energy requirements for work, maintainance, milk production, and pregnancy; and effect of draft work on energy balance for work of draft F1 crossbred dairy cows fed natural pasture hay ad libitum.