Preconditioning Procedures And Supplementation To Increase Redberry Juniper Consumption By Goats

dc.contributor.advisorScott, Cody B
dc.contributor.committeeMemberOwens, Corey J
dc.contributor.committeeMemberDickison, James w
dc.contributor.committeeMemberRodriguez, Leslie Y
dc.creatorMiller, Christopher S.
dc.date.accessioned2017-06-06T14:37:54Z
dc.date.available2017-06-06T14:37:54Z
dc.date.issued2017-05
dc.date.submittedMay 2017
dc.date.updated2017-06-06T14:37:54Z
dc.description.abstractStudies have shown that redberry juniper (Juniperus pinchotii) intake can be increased by conditioning and supplementation. In this study, the objectives are to determine if goats will accept juniper when conditioned in groups or individually and if supplementation will further increase intake. Recently weaned Boer-cross goats (n=40) were placed into two treatments of 20. Goats in one treatment were placed in individual pens while the others were separated into 4 groups (n=5) for conditioning. In addition, 10 individuals from each treatment were fed additional protein. Juniper was fed for 30 minutes daily for 14 d days, along with alfalfa pellets (2.5% of BW). All goats were placed in individual pens for final comparison following preconditioning. Juniper intake was similar between treatments. In addition, supplementation did not affect juniper intake in this study. Juniper intake increased daily regardless of treatments or supplementation.
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2346.1/30680
dc.subjectRedberry Juniper Consumption
dc.subjectPreconditioning Procedures
dc.subjectSupplementation
dc.subjectRedberry Juniper Consumption by goats
dc.subjectProcedures for Redberry Juniper Conditioning
dc.subjectConditioning Procedures
dc.titlePreconditioning Procedures And Supplementation To Increase Redberry Juniper Consumption By Goats
dc.type.dcmiText
dc.type.genreThesis
thesis.degree.departmentAgriculture
thesis.degree.disciplineAnimal Science
thesis.degree.grantorAngelo State University
thesis.degree.levelMasters
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Science

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