Alfalfa meal in swine rations: Tested as source of energy one pound of alfalfa had an average replacement value for 0.28 pound of concentrate
J. H. Meyer
Authors AffiliationsHubert Heitman, Jr., is Associate Professor of Animal Husbandry, University of California, Davis; J. H. Meyer is Associate Professor of Animal Husbandry, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 13(10):9-10. DOI:10.3733/ca.v013n10p9. October 1959.
The value of alfalfa meal as a source of energy for swine was determined for three levels of meal–5%, 20%, and 40% of the ration; three stages of plant maturity–16% bud, 3% bloom, and 34% bloom; and three methods of preparation–suncured, dehydrated, and pelleted dehydrated, reground.
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