Effect of feeding level in late pregnancy and early lactation and fibre level in mid lactation on body mass, milk production and quality in Awassi ewes

Goodchild A., El-Awad A., Gursoy O.

ANIMAL SCIENCE, vol.68, pp.231-241, 1999 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 68
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Doi Number: 10.1017/s1357729800050268
  • Journal Name: ANIMAL SCIENCE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.231-241
  • Çukurova University Affiliated: No


In west Asia. it is traditional for sheep to gain body condition when low-cost native pastures are available and to mobilize reserves thus built up at other times. With diminishing shaves of native pasture, crop by-products and food grains are increasing in sheep diets, and facilitate feeding for constant body condition.