Evaluation of the effect of feeding buffaloes with different levels of forage on the content of fiber fraction and estimation energy

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Tri Astuti Syahro Ali Akbar Delsi Afrini Nurhaita -


This research aimed to evaluate effect of feeding buffaloes with different levels of forage on the content of fiber fraction and estimation energy. Furthermore, it was carried out by using a completely randomized design with 4 replicates. The diet treatments were: (R1), 100% field grass +0% concentrate, (R2), 70% field grass +30% concentrate, (R3), 60% field grass +40% concentrate, and (R4) 50% field grass +50% concentrate. The experimental results showed that the feeding treatments significantly affected (P<0.01) the content of Acid Detergent Fiber, Neutral Detergent Fibre, and estimation energy, but had no effect (P>0.01) on cellulose, hemicellulose, and lignin. Based on the data obtained, it is concludable that feeding buffaloes with different levels of forage and concentrate rations provides better productivity than using field grass only. 


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ASTUTI, Tri et al. Evaluation of the effect of feeding buffaloes with different levels of forage on the content of fiber fraction and estimation energy. Buffalo Bulletin, [S.l.], v. 40, n. 2, p. 311-315, june 2021. ISSN 2539-5696. Available at: <https://kuojs.lib.ku.ac.th/index.php/BufBu/article/view/3119>. Date accessed: 28 sep. 2022.
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