International Journal of
Livestock Production

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Livest. Prod.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2448
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLP
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 263

Full Length Research Paper

Effect of supplementing Tsara (Pterocarpus lucens), pigeon pea (Cajanes cajan) leaves and concentrate mixture on carcass characteristics of Begait sheep fed hay as a basal diet

Abraham T. Haymanot
  • Abraham T. Haymanot
  • Animal Nutrition Researcher Aksum Agricultural Research Center P. O. Box. 230, Aksum, Tigray, Ethiopia.
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Getachew Animut
  • Getachew Animut
  • School of Animal and Range Science, Haramaya University, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia.
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Yaynishet Tesfay
  • Yaynishet Tesfay
  • International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Livestock and Irrigation Value Chains for Ethiopian Smallholders (LIVES), Tigrai Region P. O. Box 1924, Mekelle, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 21 January 2018
  •  Accepted: 04 April 2018
  •  Published: 30 September 2019

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