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Japanese Recommended Feeding Regimen of Lolitrem B Perennial Ryegrass Straw


Personal communication from Shigeru Miyazaki, Ph.D. May 2008
Team Leader, Safety Research Team
National Institute of Animal Health, NARO Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0856, Japan

Animal weight (kg) @ 1000 ppb Lolitrem B @ 1500 ppb Lolitrem B @ 2000 ppb Lolitrem B
100 1.2 kg/day 0.8 kg/day 0.6 kg/day
150 1.5 kg/day 1.2 kg/day 0.9 kg/day
200 1.8 kg/day 1.6 kg/day 1.2 kg/day
250 2.1 kg/day 2.0 kg/day 1.5 kg/day
300 2.4 kg/day 2.2 kg/day 1.8 kg/day
350 2.8 kg/day 2.7 kg/day 2.1 kg/day
400 3.2 kg/day 3.0 kg/day 2.4 kg/day
450 3.6 kg/day 3.3 kg/day 2.7 kg/day
500 4.0 kg/day 3.6 kg/day 3.0 kg/day
550 4.4 kg/day 3.9 kg/day 3.3 kg/day
600 4.8 kg/day 4.2 kg/day 3.6 kg/day
650 5.2 kg/day 4.5 kg/day 3.9 kg/day
700 5.6 kg/day 4.8 kg/day 4.2 kg/day

Based on 12 micrograms / kg body weight threshold recommended for Wagyu.

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