oa Agroanimalia - The effect of carbohydrate supplementation on the nitrogen balances of sheep fed fresh frozen clover and lucerne

Volume 1, Issue 3-4
  • ISSN : 0302-7104



Ten experiments were conducted with young Dohne Merino wethers to study the energy and nitrogen metabolism of sheep on frozen legume forage cut at the pre-bloom stage. The energy intake of the sheep was regulated by feeding either starch or maize supplements. Nitrogen utilization was measured as nitrogen retention.

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