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

Table 3

Feeding efficiency (g DM and NDF/hour), rumination efficiency (g DM and NDF/hour), cud chews, and number of meal periods, rumination, and rest (number/day) of ovine fed with marandu grass silage.

Variable Dehydrated brewery residue (%)Equation regressionCV (%) (%)
010203040

Ingestion efficiency (g DM and NDF/hour)
DM162.0169.3176.6184.0185.317.0289.14
NDF65.3859.4965.55103.1113.920.8990.55

Rumination efficiency (g DM and NDF/hours)
DM85.23101.2107.7104.792.26 12.98 96.72
NDF32.1538.1244.0950.0556.0220.4686.63

Cud chewing
Hours (day)13.4713.4613.4013.5913.9414.172
Number of boluses per day67.6272.3574.1573.0268.9710.8886.35
Number/day485354373941624421914543916.3274.79

Ingestion period, rumination, and rest (number/day)
Ingestion27.9230.7531.7030.7727.9717.0885.13
Rumination52.9549.4348.7250.8155.8151.54
Rest62.1262.7162.2260.6658.0261.14

Significant by Tukey test at 0.5% probability.

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