Short communication. Effect of concentrate supplementation and prolificacy on the productive and economic performance of autochthonous sheep breeds fed forage-based diets

Sheep farming systems in Spain are experiencing an intensification process, characterised by a general selection criteria of enhancing prolificacy in ewes, and by increasing indoor feeding with concentrates to the detriment of grazing. This study evaluated the effects of concentrate supplementation...

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Main Authors: Ripoll-Bosch, Raimon;, Joy, Margalida;, Sanz, Albina;, Blasco, Isabel;, Ripoll, Guillermo;, Álvarez-Rodríguez, Javier;
Format: Online
Language:eng
Published: Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria 2019
Online Access:http://revistas.inia.es/index.php/sjar/article/view/6321

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