Ad Libitum

A latin word that means "to one's pleasure." In nutrition, ad libitum (abbreviated "ad Lib") refers to feeding management in which animals are fed without restriction. Cows are usually considered fed ad libitum when the refusals (orts) amount to approximately 5 to 10% of what has been offered the day before.




Keywords:Ad Libitum   Doc ID:56036
Owner:Antonio A.Group:DS 414 Ruminant Nutrition
Created:2015-09-09 14:11 CSTUpdated:2020-08-30 14:31 CST
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