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Use of essential oils in combination with fibrolytic enzymes to decrease in vitro ruminal methane production

  • 2020
  • Issue: 5
  • Volume: 50
T.C. Nel, A. Hassen, A.M. Akanmu & F.A. Adejoro Page: 679 - 686

Exogenous enzymes and essential oils (EOs) have both improved fibre digestion in ruminants, but the effect on ruminal fermentation and methane emission of combining these additives requires further evaluation. Various EOs were used in combination with an enzyme in an…

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The effect of plant extracts fed before farrowing and during lactation on sow and piglet performance

  • 2012
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 42
B. Matysiak, E. Jacyno, M. Kawęcka, A. Kołodziej-Skalska & A. Pietruszka Page: 15 - 21

The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of a mixture of plant extracts (XTRACT 6930), consisting of 5.4% (wt/wt) carvacrol (oregano), 3.2% cinnamaldehyde (cinnamon) and 2.2% capsicum oleoresin (Mexican pepper), on piglet and sow performance when used…

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