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Table 2 Daily feed and nutrient intake of Washera sheep fed natural pasture grass hay supplemented with Millettia ferruginea leaf hay

From: Effect of Millettia ferruginea (Birbra) foliage supplementation on feed intake, digestibility, body weight change and carcass characterstics of Washera sheep fed natural pasture grass hay basal diet

Intake (g/day) Treatments SEM
T1 T2 T3 T4
DM  
Grass hay 591a 434b 336b 357b 36.47
MFLH - 133b 263a 253a 19.58
Total 591 567 596 612 34.44
OM 561 525 547 562 32.13
CP 42c 65b 86a 85a 2.71
NDF 434 385 386 398 24.61
ADF 257 233 234 244 14.63
  1. a,b,cMeans within a row with different superscripts differ significantly (P < 0.05); SEM = standard error of the mean; DM = dry matter; OM = organic matter; NDF = neutral detergent fiber; ADF = acid detergent; CP = crude protein; MFLH = Millettia ferruginea leaf hay; T1 = sole natural pasture grass hay fed ad libitum; T2 = 150 g MFLH + natural pasture grass hay fed ad libitum; T3 = 300 g MFLH + natural pasture grass hay fed ad libitum; T4 = 450 g MFLH + natural pasture grass hay fed ad libitum.