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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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