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Feed preferences of ponies.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3979369     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Preference trials were conducted with mature ponies. In Trial 1, oats were compared with oats plus sucrose. Four of six pony geldings selected oats plus sucrose, but one pony demonstrated a dislike for sucrose and one selected from the bucket on the right side regardless of content. Oats, maize, barley, rye and wheat were compared in Trial 2 using six mature pony mares. Oats were the preferred grain, with maize and barley ranking second and third respectively. Wheat and rye were the least preferred. Even though the ponies demonstrated preference, the total intake at a given meal was not greatly depressed when only the less palatable grains were fed. In Trial 3, pony mares selected a diet containing 20 per cent dried distillers' grain and 80 per cent of a basal mixed diet of maize, oats, wheat bran, soybean meal, limestone and molasses over 100 per cent basal mixed diet, but selected the basal diet over diets containing 20 per cent blood meal, beet pulp or meat and bone meal and 80 per cent basal diet. They did not differentiate against diets containing 20 per cent alfalfa meal or 10 or 5 per cent meat and bone meal when the diets were compared to the basal mixed diet.
Authors:
J Hawkes; M Hedges; P Daniluk; H F Hintz; H F Schryver
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Equine veterinary journal     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0425-1644     ISO Abbreviation:  Equine Vet. J.     Publication Date:  1985 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-04-26     Completed Date:  1985-04-26     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0173320     Medline TA:  Equine Vet J     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  20-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animal Feed*
Animals
Feeding Behavior / physiology
Female
Food Preferences*
Horses / physiology*
Male

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