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Lambs performance and carcass traits in different production systems Desempenho animal e características das carcaças de cordeiros em quatro sistemas de produção

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Author(s): Ticiany Maria Dias Ribeiro | Alda Lúcia Gomes Monteiro | Odilei Rogerio Prado | Andressa Santanna Natel | Jordana Andrioli Salgado | Hugo Von Linsingen Piazetta | Sérgio Rodrigo Fernandes

Journal: Revista Brasileira de Saúde e Produção Animal
ISSN 1519-9940

Volume: 10;
Issue: 2;
Date: 2009;
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ABSTRACT
The objective of this study was to evaluate the animal performance and carcasses characteristics of Suffolk lambs in four different production systems: (1) lambs weaned at 40 days of age in pasture of ryegrass until slaughter; (2) lambs without weaning, in the same ryegrass pasture until slaughter; (3) lambs in ryegrass pasture without weaning, supplemented in creep feeding in 1% BW at 40 days of age, until slaughter and (4) lambs weaned at 40 days age and feedlot, feeding corn silage and ad libitum concentrate, until slaughter. The lambs were slaughter with 32 kg of individual body weight. Weaned lambs in ryegrass pasture showed lower (P
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