Influence of Dietary Protein Percentage on Growth of Wool

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As with other forms of animal production, it is a common experience that growth of wool is affected by nutrition and the quantitative relation between such growth and intake of food has been studied experimentally1,2.

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FERGUSON, K. Influence of Dietary Protein Percentage on Growth of Wool. Nature 184, 907 (1959) doi:10.1038/184907a0

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