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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. ...
Changes in intake and nutritional quality of saltcedar
Recently weaned Boer-cross (n=20) and Angora (n=6) goats were individually penned and fed increasing amounts of saltcedar. Weight, intake, and water consumption data were monitored. In addition, saltcedar samples were ...
Maternal influence on juniper consumption in Boer-cross goats
The objectives of this study were to determine if maternal influences increased redberry juniper (Junipers pinchottii Sudw.) consumption by goats. Twenty-one Boer nannies were bred to determine the effects of maternal ...
Feeding specific amino acids to increase redberry juniper consumption by goats
Redberry juniper (Juniperus pinchotii Sudw.) is a chemically defended, invasive brush species in western states. Previous research has demonstrated that goats supplemented with escape protein sources will consume a higher ...