A study on fattening Ethiopian sheep. I. Performance of highland lambs under feed-lot conditions
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Galal, E.S.E., Awgichew, K., Kebede, B., Gojjam, Y. and O'Donovan, P.B. 1979. A study on fattening Ethiopian sheep. I. Performance of highland lambs under feed-lot conditions. Ethiopian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 1(2): 93-98.
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Two trials were performed to study the fattening performance of Ethiopian highland sheep under feed-lot conditions. Three diets were tried; A-20 % hay, B -35% hay and C-50% hay. Trial I had the three diets represented on 84 non-descript highland all-milk-tooth ram lambs, while in Trial II, only, diets A and C were tried on 47 highland Horro ram lambs. The average initial veight was 20.4 kg in Trial II. Average daily gain differed significantly (p