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Nutrient intake, acid base status and weight gain in water buffalo calves fed different dietary levels of sodium bicarbonate

  • 2011
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 41
M. Sarwar, M.A. Shahzad, M. Nisa & S. Amjad Page: 94 - 103

The impact of different dietary levels of sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3) on nutrient intake, acid-base status, nitrogen balance and weight gain was examined in growing male buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) calves exposed to hot summer conditions. In a complete randomized block design…

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Effect of Megasphaera elsdenii NCIMB 41125 drenching on health and performance of steers fed high and low roughage diets in the

  • 2009
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 39
K-J. Leeuw, F.K. Siebrits, P.H. Henning and H.H. Meissner Page: 337 - 348

Lactate utilising bacteria (LUB) assist in reducing the risk of ruminal lactate acidosis when high concentrate diets are fed to feedlot cattle. Ruminal lactate acidosis can lead to lower animal performance and morbidity. Preliminary studies suggested that the strain,Megasphaera elsdenii…

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