Reactions in the rumen – limits and potential for improved animal production efficiency

Published on: 02/20/2018
Author/s : Vivek Fellner / Department of Animal Science, North Carolina State University.

INTRODUCTION Rumen microbes ferment dietary carbohydrates and protein to obtain ATP, which in turn is the major source of energy required for microbial growth. The two major reactions of rumen fermentation are volatile fatty acids (VFA) and microbial cells; the former are a primary source of metabolizable energy and the latter the primary source of metabolizable amino acids for maintenance and mi...

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Umberto Francesa Umberto Francesa
Veterinary Doctor
February 20, 2018
"In reality, nutrient synchrony is extremely difficult to achieve given the complex microbial ecology, fastidious microbial requirements, and rapidly altering ruminal environment."

That was a great remark Dr. Fellner
Salah Attia-Ismail Salah Attia-Ismail
Animal Nutritionist
February 20, 2018
How to download this article Please?
Carlos Avilan Carlos Avilan
Community Manager
February 21, 2018
Salah Attia-Ismail You can print or print to PDF. Regards.
Salah Attia-Ismail Salah Attia-Ismail
Animal Nutritionist
February 21, 2018
Carlos Avilan
I did.
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