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Energy and protein requirements of ewes, and the use of non-protein nitrogen [sic] by ewes and early weaned lambs Naseem, Muhammad Zafarullah


In order to investigate the nutritional requirements of ewes during late pregnancy and early lactation, two groups of ewes were given 90 gms. Digestible Crude Protein (D.C.P.) during pregnancy and 225 gms. D.C.P./head/day during early lactation. During the last six weeks of pregnancy ewes in Group II, provided with maintenance + 100%, requirement of Digestible Energy (D.E.) made significantly greater liveweight gains (P

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