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Composition, nitrate and nitrite levels, and antioxidant activity of milk from agroecological and conventional systems

  • 2022
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 52
M. Figueiredo-Paludo, M.S. dos Santos-Pozza, R.C. da Silva Junior, J.A. Horst, J.A.C. Osorio, L.C.V. Ítavo, F.S. dos Santos & G.T. dos Santos Page: 259 - 265

Agroecological dairy production systems are gaining attention worldwide. However, few studies have compared the quality of bovine milk produced in these systems with that produced in conventional dairy production systems. In view of the different farming practices, it was expected…

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Some frontiers of research in basic ruminant nutrition

  • 1985
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 15
R.I. Mackie & A. Kistner Page: 72 - 85

The primary objective of research scientists working in the field of rumen function is to advance animal production through greater understanding of the mechanisms involved in digestion and metabolism in the rumen. This article covers some of the more recent…

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Protein digestion in ruminants

  • 1988
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 18
J.G. van der Walt and J.H.F. Meyer Page: 30 - 41

Although the protein requirement of domestic ruminants may be calculated from a simple one-compartment model, this approach ignores factors such as microbial fermentation in the rumen and the non-equality of feed proteins. By examining digestion in each of the functional…

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