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- Monteschio, Jéssica de Oliveira, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Livestock science 2019 v.220 pp. 190-195
- Nellore; additives; average daily gain; body weight; carcass characteristics; cloves; corn; corn silage; diet; digestibility; dry matter intake; essential oils; eugenol; feed conversion; feedlots; heifers; muscles; neutral detergent fiber; oils; rosemary; rumination; soybean meal; thymol; vanillin
- ... This study was carried out to evaluate the influence of essential oils and their blends on animal performance, feed intake, in situ digestibility, ingestive behavior activities, and carcass characteristics for heifers finished in feedlot on a high-grain diet (∼65% corn, 25% corn silage, 10% soybean meal). Forty Nellore heifers (initial body weight 297.6 ± 31.2 kg) were used in the experiment and d ...