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Intake of salt cedar by two different breeds of sheep
Salt cedar encroachment is of great concern in the western portion of the United States. Control attempts have been made with leaf beetles and herbicides in the past, but none yet have been found to be completely successful. ...
Estimates of efficiency of Dorper and Rambouillet lambs.
Feed intake and body weight were recorded on thirty-seven Dorper ram lambs and forty-two Rambouillet ram lambs from weaning to 61kg of body weight to determine feed conversion efficiency. The data were collected over a two ...
Effect of Neofat on offspring sex ratios in Rambouillet and Suffolk sheep.
Maternal diet and body condition are conceivably the most studied factors influencing sex ratio. The objective of this study was to determine if Neo-fat® influences offspring sex ratio in Rambouillet and Suffolk sheep. ...
Effects of soy isoflavones on the attainment of puberty in ewe lambs
In humans, diets containing high levels of soy isoflavones have shown to increase circulating estrogen levels. With this increase, early attainment of puberty has been experienced. Although a negative in humans, this could ...
Effects of "Breed up" on non-seasonal spermatogenesis in ovine
Rams of Suffolk and Rambouillet influence were placed on a 60-d trial to determine the value of the trade product “Breed Up” in semen production through the summer months. Final collection was June 27 when ambient stress ...
Effects of isoflavones on reproductive functions of ram lambs
A study was conducted to determine if the isoflavones found in soybean‐based proteins were a detriment to ram lamb production and/or rate to puberty. New born Rambouillet and Suffolk ram lambs were randomly assigned either ...