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Intake Behaviour and Digestive Effects of Electronic Identification with Ruminal Bolus in Adult Goats

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Author(s): D. Martin | G. Caja | A. Arguello | N. Castro | S. Alvarez | J. Capote

Journal: Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances
ISSN 1680-5593

Volume: 5;
Issue: 12;
Start page: 1088;
Date: 2006;
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Keywords: Digestibility | goats | ruminal bolus | traceability

ABSTRACT
-0.75 live weight intake into account, both groups presented a similar decrease in intake the day after bolus application, to a great extent due to the stress caused by the identification procedure, nevertheless they recovered their DMI level 48 h after application of the bolus. No statistically significant differences in diet intake and digestibility parameters were found due to the application of the ruminal bolus. ]]>
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