African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6712

Full Length Research Paper

Carcass yield, cuts and body components in lambs fed a pineapple by-product silage diet

Acaína K. S. Elias
  • Acaína K. S. Elias
  • Department of Animal Science, University Federal Rural da Amazônia, Parauapebas, Brazil.
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Kaliandra S. Alves
  • Kaliandra S. Alves
  • Department of Animal Science, University Federal Rural da Amazônia, Parauapebas, Brazil.
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Luis Rennan S. Oliveira
  • Luis Rennan S. Oliveira
  • Department of Animal Science, University Federal Rural da Amazônia, Parauapebas, Brazil.
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Darley O. Cutrim
  • Darley O. Cutrim
  • Department of Animal Science, Federal Institute of Tocantins, Pedro Afonso, Brazil.
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Rafael Mezzomo
  • Rafael Mezzomo
  • Department of Animal Science, University Federal Rural da Amazônia, Parauapebas, Brazil.
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Vanessa P. Pontes
  • Vanessa P. Pontes
  • Department of Animal Science, University Federal Rural da Amazônia, Parauapebas, Brazil.
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Waldjâneo O. Melo
  • Waldjâneo O. Melo
  • Department of Animal Science, University Federal Rural da Amazônia, Paragominas, Brazil.
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Daiany I. Gomes
  • Daiany I. Gomes
  • Department of Animal Science, University Federal Rural da Amazônia, Parauapebas, Brazil.
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  •  Received: 24 February 2017
  •  Accepted: 12 June 2017
  •  Published: 13 July 2017

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