Liquid urea by product as an additive to improve intake and digestibility of grass hay. J. L. Rodríguez-Rivera*, E. Valencia, and A. A. Rodríguez, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico.
Effects of irrigation system and level of water on corn silage hybrid NDF digestibility in northern Italy. E. Raffrenato1, A. Formigoni2, I. Fusaro*3, A. Palmonari2, N. Brogna2, M. E. Van Amburgh1, and C. J. Sniffen4, 1Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 2DIMORFIPA, Università di Bologna, Ozzano dell'Emilia, BO, Italy, 3Dipartimento di Scienze degli Alimenti, Università di Teramo, Teramo, Italy, 4Fencrest, LLC., Holderness, NH.
Utilization of silage of Albizia lebbeck as supplement of sheep. F. Fernández, T. Clavero*, R. Razz, and O. Araujo-Febres, Facultad de Agronomia, Universidad del Zulia, Maracaibo, Zulia, Venezuela.
In sacco rumen disappearance of condensed tannins, fiber, and nitrogen from herbaceous native Texas legumes in goats. D. L. Pawelek*1,2, J. P. Muir1, B. D. Lambert1,2, and R. D. Wittie2, 1Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, Stephenville, 2Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX.
Season and drying method effects on condensed tannin levels in perennial herbaceous legumes. R. M. Wolfe*1, T. H. Terrill2, and J. P. Muir1, 1Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, Stephenville, 2Agricultural Experiment Station, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA.
Effects of individual terpenes and terpene mixtures on intake by lambs. R. E. Estell*1, E. L. Fredrickson1, D. M. Anderson1, and M. D. Remmenga2, 1USDA/ARS Jornada Experimental Range, Las Cruces, NM, 2New Mexico State University, Las Cruces.
Evaluation of hay treated with acid based preservatives at two cuttings and three moisture levels on their effect on feeding value. D. Sapienza1, F. R. Valdez*2, D. Westerhaus2, and W. Rounds2, 1Sapienza Analytica LLC, Slater, IA, 2Kemin Industries, Inc., Des Moines, IA.
Loss of dry matter of pure and inoculated sugarcane (Saccharum spp) silage. G. S. Dias Júnior, D. C. L. Miranda, M. N. Pereira*, G. Santos, F. Lopes, and R. Spuri, Universidade Federal de Lavras, Brazil.
Determinants of degradability among sugarcane (Saccharum spp) clones in the bovine rumen. C. B. Teixeira, M. N. Pereira*, M. A. P. Ramalho, M. H. Ramos, J. F. Santos, and M. L. Chaves, Universidade Federal de Lavras, Brazil.
Change in dry matter content of sugarcane silage treated with chemical and microbiological additives. D. C. L. Miranda, G. S. Dias Júnior, M. N. Pereira*, R. Spuri, F. Lopes, and G. Santos, Universidade Federal de Lavras, Brazil.
The effect of feeding sugar cane (saccharum officinarum) or corn silage to Holstein heifers on development and reproductive performance. J. A. Reyes-Gutierrez1,2, J. M Palma-García , J. M. Tapia-Gonzalez*1, I. E. Morales-Zambrano1,2, and G. Rocha-Chavez1, CUSUR Univ de Guadalajara, Guzman Jalisco Mexico, Univ de Colima, Mexico.
Evaluation of the nutritive value of traditional forages collected during the growing season for improving livestock production in Mali. B. Dembele*1, S. Fernandez-Rivera2, B. Simpson3, and M. Yokoyama3, 1Institut Polytechnique Rural de Formation et de Recherche Appliquee, Katibougou, Mali, 2International Livestock Research Institute, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 3Michigan State University, East Lansing.
In vitro volatile fatty acid profile of shrub and cacti species selected by grazing goats. M. Guerrero-Cervantes1,2, R. G. Ramírez-Lozano2, R. Montoya-Escalante1, A. S. Juárez-Reyes1, and M. A. Cerrillo-Soto*1, 1Universidad Juárez del Estado de Durango, Durango, Dgo., Mexico, 2Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo Leán, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico.
Methane emission by goats consuming a condensed tannin-containing lespedeza, alfalfa and sorghum-sudangrass. G. Animut*1, R. Puchala1, A. L. Goetsch1, A. K. Patra1, T. Sahlu1, V. H. Varel2, and J. Wells2, 1E (Kika) de la Garza American Institute for Goat Research, Langston, OK, 2US Meat Animal Research Center, Clay Center, NE.
Evaluation of level of crude protein and undegradable intake protein level in diets of growing Boer goats fed a complete pelleted ration. G. V. Pollard*1, K. F. Wilson2, and M. L. Bolfing1, 1Texas State Univ., San Marcos, 2Animal Feed Technologies, Greeley, CO.
Effects of dietary methionine and lysine sources on particular blood parameters in growing goats. Z. H. Sun1, Z. L. Tan*1, G. O. Tayo1,2, B. Lin1, and S. X. Tang1, 1Institute of Subtropical Agriculture, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changsha, P.R. China, 2Babcock University, Ikeja Lagos, Nigeria.
Effects of dietary NDF level on the duodenal and ileal flows of endogenous nitrogen and amino acids in growing goats. C. S. Zhou, Z. L. Tan*, H. L. Jiang, Z. H. Sun, and S. X. Tang, Institute of Subtropical Agriculture, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changsha, P.R. China.
Effects of dietary NDF levels on digestion, serum biochemical parameters and hormonal concentrations in growing goats. X. G. Zhao1, H. L. Jiang1, Z. H. Cong1, S. X. Tang1, Z. H. Sun1, Z. L. Tan*1, and G. O. Tayo1,2, 1Institute of Subtropical Agriculture, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changsha, China, 2Babcock University, Ikeja Lagos, Nigeria.
Goat Species II Exhibit Hall C