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The dietary energy requirements for maintenance of suckling ruminants typically account for more than 75% of the animals total annual energy requirements and are influenced by animal size and productive potential. Consequently, it is the maintenance requirement of a ruminant animal in relation to feed intake that will primarily determine the success with which it adapts to its nutritional environment. In the case of the female ruminant, it is energy intake above maintenance that influences herdoi:10.1051/animres:19980503 fatcat:pvebzjzr7fgvvndhqkinynewva