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Identification and evaluation of components effecting ingestive behaviour and feed intake - DS0405

Objective
(i) Identify and evaluate the effects of specific silage components on ingestion behaviour and rumen physiology of cattle. (ii) Evaluate the intactive effects between varying nutirent supply and infused silage compounds on ingestive behaviour in cattle. (iii) Evaluate the effects of feeding silages of varying composition on the ingestive behaviour and intake of cattle.(iv) Establish quantitative relationships between silage composition and feed intake and indicate objectives for the manipulation of silage fermentation.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1992

To: 1995

Cost: £549,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
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Fields of Study
Livestock