Using net energy to formulate beef cattle rations
Feed energy measures are used to estimate the energy required for a specific animal at various performance levels and to evaluate feeds to supply this energy. The most frequently used measures of feed energy are total digestible nutrients (TON) ; digestible energy (DE) ; metabolizable energy (ME) ; and net energy (NE).
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