Meat Goats in Land and Forage Management

Table 15

Table 15. Apparant digestibility and growth performance of goats fed increasing levels of Gliricidia sepium a
  Treatment P value
Item G0 G20 G40 L Q
OM digestibility, % 69.5 66.5 61.8 .01 .4
NDF digestibility, % 59.2 58.3 56.5 .06 .8
OM intake, g/d 615 546 581 .6 .2
Daily gain, g 110 75 75 .06 .2
Grain/feed .19 .13 .13 .03 .04
a Adapted from Richards et al. (1994a).


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