Performance of Santa Inês lambs fed with diet added of monensina
Patrícia Maria de França, Franciele de Oliveira, Fabrício Leonardo Alves Ribeiro, Amanda Vasconcelos Guimarães, Iris Leal Vasconcelos, Iraídes Ferreira Furusho Garcia
Journal Title:Revista Agraria Academica / Agrarian Academic Journal
The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of themonensin increasedinthe diet oflambs,infeedlotand slaughteredat45kgonperformance.Wereused12lambsin acompletely randomized design, with theanimals distributed intwotreatmentswithsixreplicatespertreatment.Namely:1) Control diet and 2) Dietincreasedwith monensin. DatawereanalyzedbyGLM procedure ofStatistical Analysis System (SAS) andmeans comparedbyt test.The use of monensin increased daily weight gain, but didn’taffect consumption. The use of monensin in the diet of confined lambs may be favorable because it can reduce the time of confinement.