Figure 1: Experiment 1 - The pre- and post-feeding plasma concentrations of glucose and insulin during the first period of nutritional supplementation (days minus five to zero in relation to the “ram effect” in ewes that were fed a basal diet of hay and straw without (◯; control: n= 14) or with a daily supplement of 400 g of crushed maize and 100g of soya meal for 5 days (●; supplemented: n = 14). An asterisk (*) indicates a significant difference between treatments within times (<0.05) and a hash (#) indicates a significant difference 1h before and 3h after feeding on the same day (<0.05).