Effects of Using Fresh Sweet Potato (Ipomoea Batatas) Vines on Performance and Milk Yield of Lactating Nubian GoatsAli Fadl Elmula Khalid, Khalid Mohammed Elamin, Ahmed E. Amin, Asma Ali Tameem Eldar, Mohamed Eltraifi Mohamed, Mohammed Abdellah Daffa Allah Mohammed, Hassan Elhadi Hassan.
Twenty seven newly giving birth lactating Nubian goats were used to evaluate the effect of using fresh sweet potato vines in performance and milk yield. Experimental animals were divided into three groups that were fed three different experimental diets. Group A (control) were fed on fresh chopped Abu-70 variety of Sorghum vulgar. Group B were fed on fresh chopped sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas ) vines and stems . Groups C were fed on fresh chopped clitoria (Clitoria ternate). Significant (p0.05) heavier final weight (28.45±6.67 kg) and weight gain (3.82±0.72). This group recorded a highly significant (p
Abu 70, Clitoria, milk fat, milk protein
Applied Medical Research
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