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Theme: Control of voluntary food intake in ruminants

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DS0404: Development of mechanistic models for the prediction of intake
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1995, Cost £98,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS0405: Identification and evaluation of components effecting ingestive behaviour and feed intake
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1992 To 1995, Cost £549,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS0406: To evaluate how specific properties of herbage plants control eating behaviour and intake in grazers
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1992 To 1995, Cost £385,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS0407: Development of rapid methodologies for estimation of components limiting intake
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1992 To 1995, Cost £217,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS0408: Investigation of factors influencing herbage intake rate of grazed grass by lactating dairy cows
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £232,286
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Dept of Agriculture, N.Ireland
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS0409: Development of predictive systems to relate animal and feed characteristics to amounts and patterns of forage intake
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £530,934
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Scottish Agricultural College
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS0410: Mechanisms regulating voluntary intake of conserved herbage feeds
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £501,413
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS0411: Optimising the balance and synchrony of supply of nutrients for silage-fed cattle by choice feeding
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £124,816
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Leeds
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS0412: Optimisation of forage quality and intake by ruminants
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £31,502
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Natural Resources Institute
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
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