Effect of urea ammoniated sugarcane trash based diets on growth potentiality of Nari Suwarna × Kenguri F1 lambs
Jaishankar N, Ramachandra B and Thirumalesh T
Fifteen lambs fed ad libitum urea ammoniated sugarcane trash (USCT) as basal diet, the group fed ground maize grain (GMG) at maintenance level (T-1) as control, other groups fed with concentrate (CFM) for 50g gain (T-2), 100g gain (T-3), 150g gain (T-4) and for 200g gain (T-5) per day as per ICAR requirements to assess growth, intake and digestibility in lambs. The ADG and DMI improved linearly upto T-4; voluntary intake of USCT was around 2% of body weight. OM, CP, EE and NFE intake significantly increased with higher CFM intake and no significant difference with intake of CF, NDF, ADF, cellulose and hemicellulose. The digestibility of DM, OM, CP, EE and NFE increased significantly but didn’t affect CF digestibility. Observed positive nitrogen balance in all groups. It is concluded that USCT with CFM supplements improved ADG, DMI and digestibility and lambs has potentiality to gain 100 g per day.
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Jaishankar N, Ramachandra B and Thirumalesh T. Effect of urea ammoniated sugarcane trash based diets on growth potentiality of Nari Suwarna × Kenguri F1 lambs. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(11S): 138-142.