International Journal of
Livestock Production

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Livest. Prod.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2448
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLP
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 225

Full Length Research Paper

Effects of sources of dietary protein supplemented to oat-vetch hay mixture on milk yield and milk composition of crossbred dairy cows

Marishet Teshome
  • Marishet Teshome
  • Mada Walabu University, College of Agriculture and Natural Resource, Bale Robe, Ethiopia.
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Mengistu Urge
  • Mengistu Urge
  • Department of Animal and Range Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Haramaya University, Ethiopia.
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Getnet Assefa
  • Getnet Assefa
  • Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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Kassahun Melesse
  • Kassahun Melesse
  • Debre Zeit Agricultural Research Center (DZARC), Debre Zeit, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 11 December 2017
  •  Accepted: 22 May 2018
  •  Published: 28 February 2019

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