The rumen is not a “black box”

Published on: 08/31/2016
Author/s : A. Plascencia 1 and R. A. Zinn 2 / 1 Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, México; 2 University of California, Davis, USA.

Increasing efficiency in the feeding systems is an important contributing factor to farm profitability. Feed efficiency is a complex function of nutrient intake in relation to growth-performance potential. Because roughly 80% of the total tract digestible organic matter intake is fermented in the rumen, an understanding of the principles of fermentation processes and the limits of the rumen functi...

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Tariq Mirza Tariq Mirza
Marketing of vitamines & layer premixes
August 31, 2016

It is a wonderful explanation of a very important area.

Vu Duy Giang Vu Duy Giang
Animal Nutritionist
August 31, 2016

Re: The rumen is not a "black box"
01/Sept/2016: Content of the article is very interesting, it is useful for my professional activity.

siddiqui mohd. basir ahmed siddiqui mohd. basir ahmed
October 7, 2020

Content is really good and useful.

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