136 страниц. 2014 год. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing Rice is the second largest cereal crop produced on the world. Even though rice farming is emerged recently in Ethiopia, it is being well expanding in almost all regions. It is estimated that approximately one kg of straw is produced for each kg of grain harvested. Rice straw is among the crop residue that is widely used for feeding livestock’s all over the world despite its low nutritive value & low digestibility (low CP, low available mineral & vitamin content). However Urea treatment can dramatically improve the nutritive value & digestibility of rice straw. This book gives detailed practical information on the impact urea treatment on the nutritive value & digestibility rice straw as well as its significance effect on the live weight gain & carcass characteristics of lambs.