Articles | Volume 65, issue 4
Original study
15 Nov 2022
Original study |  | 15 Nov 2022

The effect of different management systems on milk yield and milk quality in Awassi sheep

Ayhan Ceyhan, Mustafa Avcı, Mehmet Mustafa Tanrıkulu, Beyza Yılmaz, and Mubeen Ul Hassan

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Short summary
This study aimed to evaluate the effect of concentrate-based feeding (CF) and artificial pasture-based grazing (APG) management systems on milk yield, fatty acid, nutritional indices, and milk physicochemical characteristics of Awassi ewes.