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The effect of dosing Megasphaera elsdenii NCIMB 41125 (Me) on lactation performance of multiparous Holstein cows (Short communic

  • 2011
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 41
P.H. Henning, L.J. Erasmus, H.H. Meissner & C.H. Horn Page: 156 - 160

The objective of the study was to determine whether early post-partum dosing of Megasphaera elsdenii NCIMB 41125 (Me) will be beneficial to performance of high producing TMR-fed cows. Sixty multiparous Holstein cows were randomly allocated to four treatments (60% or…

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Influence of roughages on rumen retention time of concentrates

  • 1983
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 13
J.P. Campher, C.Z. Roux & H.H. Meissner Page: 48 - 50

The effect of roughages on the retention time of concentrates in the rumen was studied in cattle and sheep fed diets with different concentrate:roughage ratios. The organic matter retention times were calculated from the ratio, OM content in the rumen/mean…

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