Articles | Volume 65, issue 4
Arch. Anim. Breed., 65, 407–416, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-65-407-2022
Arch. Anim. Breed., 65, 407–416, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-65-407-2022
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 et al.

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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.