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.

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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.

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

Content is really good and useful.

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