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Research Article

Ingestive Behavior of Ovine Fed with Marandu Grass Silage Added with Naturally Dehydrated Brewery Residue

Table 2

Dry matter (kg/day) and neutral detergent fiber (NDF/kg/day) consumption in 24 hours, number of ruminated boluses per day (number of boluses per day), average time (sec) spent in chewing per bolus (boluses per sec), and total time chew (min/day) of ovine fed with marandu grass silage.

Variable Dehydrated brewery residue (%)Equation regressionCV (%) (%)

Dry matter0.7440.8200.8640.8750.8528.1386.20
NDF 0.2820.3020.3320.4800.48220.3187.32
Number of boluses per day652.6638.1623.6609.1594.611.0181.10
Total time chew189662224623402224341934215.3686.66

Significant by Tukey test at 0.5% probability.

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