DailyDesign 25

DailyDesign 25 - EXST7015 Daily Design 25 Carefully read...

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EXST7015 Daily Design 25 Carefully read the description of the experiment below. Be prepared to answer the questions that follow the design description as a class quiz. This study was conducted in Metema in the Amhara National Regional State of Ethiopia. Agricultural production throughout the study area is mixed crop/livestock by small landowners. The major crops grown include sorghum, rice, cotton, sesame, haricot bean and soybean, but the farming systems can be broadly classified as cotton based farming and sesame based farming. Most farmers also raise goats and benefits of supplemental protein feed sources from locally available materials were examined in this study. The supplemental feeds were noug seedcake, sesame seedcake, cotton seedcake and wheat bran. Five farmers volunteered to participate in the study. Twenty young, male goats of similar age and weight were purchased and four were randomly assigned to each farmer. All experimental goats grazed on the communal pasture on each farm for most of the day. After grazing the
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course EXST 7015 taught by Professor Wang,j during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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