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Theme: Nutrient utilisation for growth

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MS0801: Determine the cause of low efficiences of energy and protein retention for growth in forage fed ruminants
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1996, Cost £582,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS0802: Regulate the growth of lean body mass by nutritional and endocrine manipulation
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1996, Cost £523,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS0803: To develop biomathematical models of nutrient utilisation in dairy cows
Time Scale & Cost
From 1992 To 1996, Cost £433,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS0805: Validation of the metabolisable protein system for beef cattle
Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1994, Cost £23,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS0806: Nutrient metabolism of the gastro-intestinal tract in growing ruminants
Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1997, Cost £353,750
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS0807: Maximising protein supply to the small intestine in forage- fed cattle for growth
Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1997, Cost £180,500
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS0808: NMRS as a non-invasive technique to study carbon and energy in the ruminant
Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1997, Cost £178,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS0810: Metabolism of forage-fed ruminants: the effects of pattern of nutrient supply to the tissues
Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1996, Cost £55,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS0811: A review of previous nutritional work on growing cattle relevant to the metabolisable protein system
Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 1996, Cost £15,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
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