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Flashcards in L28: Extensive Beef Nutrition Deck (2):
1

Why is efficiency of metabolisable energy use for gestation low?

  • based on growth of conceptus
  • net energy includes maintenance of
    -uterine tissues
    -maintenance of foetus
    -additional maintenance requirements of dam

2

when is supplementary feeding needed?

drought

seasonal

specific nutrients

low pasture quality

disease

calving