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