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Table 2 Effect of haulms of cowpea variety and phosphate fertilizer dose on growth and carcass characteristics of Djallonke lambs

From: Variety and phosphate fertilizer dose effect on nutrient composition, in vitro digestibility and feeding value of cowpea haulm

  Zaayura Hewale SED P -value
Intake and weight gain 30 90 30 90 V P rate V x P rate
Daily DM intake (g/h/d) 125.5 143.9 145.1 127.7 6.9 0.621 0.730 0.003
ADWG (g) 35.5 45.1 44.6 49.7 7.6 0.185 0.213 0.694
Slaughter Weight (kg) 14.2 19.8 16.1 18.5 1.3 0.758 0.003 0.131
Dressed Weight (kg) 5.6 7.7 6.2 7.1 0.5 0.976 0.001 0.097
Dressing % 39.3 38.9 38.5 38.4 1.8 0.592 0.841 0.915
Carcass Length (m) 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.132 0.003 0.039
  1. ADWG Average daily weight gain, ADW Average daily weight, DMI Dry matter intake, BW Body weight, V Variety, P Phosphate fertilizer dose, DW Dressed weight, LW Live weight, SED standard error of difference, P probability, Zaayura Zaayura-SARC 4-75, Hewale Hewale-IT93K-192-4