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Studies on the Effect of Sodium Hydroxide or Lime Treatment of Wheat Bhoosa on Digestibility of Nutrients in Crossbred Calves


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1 Dept. of Animal Husbandry, Gangtok, Sikkim, India
2 Division of Animal Nutrition, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar 243122, U. P., India
     

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Straws constitute one of the major ingredients of the rations for ruminants, in India. Various reports  indicate that sodium hydroxide spray treatment of Toughages developed by Wilson and Pigden improves the nutritive value of straws. Lime is a cheaper source of alkali and is easier to handle.
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  • Studies on the Effect of Sodium Hydroxide or Lime Treatment of Wheat Bhoosa on Digestibility of Nutrients in Crossbred Calves

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A. K. Sinha
Dept. of Animal Husbandry, Gangtok, Sikkim, India
M. Y. Khan
Division of Animal Nutrition, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar 243122, U. P., India

Abstract


Straws constitute one of the major ingredients of the rations for ruminants, in India. Various reports  indicate that sodium hydroxide spray treatment of Toughages developed by Wilson and Pigden improves the nutritive value of straws. Lime is a cheaper source of alkali and is easier to handle.