Growth rate, feed intake and feed utilization of Small East African goats supplemented with Leucaena leucocephala
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Mtenga, L.A. and Shoo, R.A. 1990. Growth rate, feed intake and feed utilization of Small East African goats supplemented with Leucaena leucocephala. Small Ruminant Research 3(1): 9-18.
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Growth and digestibility studies were conducted with grazing indigenous Tanzanian goats on different levels of supplementation of Leucaena leucocephala. Four treatments were hay only (H), hay and 100 g leucaena (HL1), hay and 200 g leucaena (HL2) and hay plus leucaena ad libitum (HL3) in the growth study; and hay only (H), hay and 100g leucaena (HL1), hay and 200g leucaena (HL2) and leucaena only (L) in the digestibility study. Supplemented goats had higher growth rate (P
Livestock breed typesSMALL EAST AFRICAN
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