Responses to supplementation in White Fulani cattle under agro-pastoral management in Northern Nigeria. II. Fodder
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The effect of dry season supplementation of White Fulani cattle in northern Nigeria with legume standing hay (fodder banks) was investigated. Over 430 cattle were studied in 8 herds over 2.5 years. Fodder bank supplementation may have reduced weight losses in calves and breeding females during the dry season. Emergency sales were lower in immature calves on fodder (6.5 vs. 14.3%, P
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