U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

OpenAGRICOLA

Main content area

Effects of increasing levels of cactus pear (Opuntia ficus-indica L. Miller) in the diet of dairy goats and its contribution as a source of water

Journal Title:
Small ruminant research.
Journal Volume/Issue:
2009 Mar., v. 82, no. 1
Main Author:
Costa, Roberto Germano
Other Authors:
Filho, Edvaldo Mesquita Beltrão, Medeiros, Ariosvaldo Nunes de, Givisiez, Patrícia Emília Naves, Queiroga, Rita de Cássia Ramos do Egypto, and Melo, Airon Aparecido Silva
Format:
Electronic
Language:
English
Subjects:
goats
dairy animals
livestock production
arid zones
semiarid zones
animal feeding
dietary supplements
dry season
forage
cacti and succulents
Opuntia ficus-indica
dietary nutrient sources
drinking water
animal performance
females
lactation
water uptake
dry matter intake
nutrient requirements
nutritive value
milk yield
milk fat
View in NAL's Catalog:
IND44176913