International Journal of
Livestock Production

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Livest. Prod.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2448
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLP
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 264

Table of Content: April 2016; 7(4)

April 2016

Anti-nutritional and phytochemical profile of some plants grazed upon by ruminants in North Central Nigeria during the dry season (January to April)

During the dry season, most plants and grasses dry up and ruminants are left with fewer plants to graze on. The plants available during such periods have relatively lower moisture contents and higher antinutritional factors because of the dry nature of the soil and prevalent atmospheric conditions. Increased levels of antinutritional factors above acceptable values, could have a detrimental effect on the metabolic and...

Author(s): Aliyu Atiku, Olusola Olalekan Oladipo, Gilead Ebiegberi Forcados, Abdullahi Shehu Usman and Michael Danjuma Mancha