Therefore, the lack of treatment effect on the chemical composition may be due to the similar energy intake in all the treatments associated with the physiological phase of the animal with similar energy requirements.
Carcasses were graded according to the parameters of the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Supply.
The exception is ether extract content, which was lower, possibly due to the lower energy density of the diets used in this study compared with the aforementioned authors, who aimed at higher weight gain.
At the end of the feeding period, cattle were fasted for more than 24 h before slaughter and then were slaughtered at a commercial abattoir under federal inspection.
Journal of Animal Science 57:1020-1027.
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