Palatability and digestibility of horse commercial diets stabung in condition

Authors

  • Cícero Telles de Nogueira Cravo Sul Mineira Alimentos
  • Flávio Prada Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, São Paulo, SP

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.1678-4456.bjvras.1993.52028

Keywords:

Food digestibility, Animal feed, Horses

Abstract

The applicability of the index substance - chromic oxide - to measure the palatability and digestibility, was studied with horses commercial diets in stabling condition. The animals were maintained in individual boxes and received ration containing 4g of chromic oxide. The faeces were quantitatively collected in 24 hours periods to obtain representative sample for 24 hours and 5 days total periods. The average digestibility coefficients (88.35% and 89.59%) showed a high level of ration utilization.

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Published

1993-12-02

How to Cite

Cravo, C. T. de N., & Prada, F. (1993). Palatability and digestibility of horse commercial diets stabung in condition. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 30(2), 151-154. https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.1678-4456.bjvras.1993.52028

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Section

ZOOTECHNICS