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A review of plant-derived essential oils in ruminant nutrition and production
Public concern over use of antibiotics in livestock production has increased in recent years because of their possible contribution to emergence of antibiotic resistant bacteria, and theirExpand
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Effects of essential oils and their components on in vitro rumen microbial fermentation
The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of essential oils (EO) and essential oil compounds (EOC) on in vitro rumen microbial fermentation. Treatments were: control (no additive),Expand
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Effects of garlic and juniper berry essential oils on ruminal fermentation and on the site and extent of digestion in lactating cows.
The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of feeding essential oils from garlic (GAR) and juniper berry (JUN), or monensin (MO) on feed intake, ruminal fermentation, the site and extentExpand
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Feeding saponin-containing Yucca schidigera and Quillaja saponaria to decrease enteric methane production in dairy cows.
An experiment was conducted in vitro to determine whether the addition of saponin-containing Yucca schidigera or Quillaja saponaria reduces methane production without impairing ruminal fermentationExpand
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Effects of carvacrol and cinnamaldehyde on intake, rumen fermentation, growth performance, and carcass characteristics of growing lambs
Abstract Effects of essential oil compounds (EOC) on feed intake, ruminal fermentation, growth performance, and carcass characteristics were determined using 60 lambs (24.6 ± 0.77 kg initial liveExpand
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Effects of cinnamaldehyde, garlic and juniper berry essential oils on rumen fermentation, blood metabolites, growth performance, and carcass characteristics of growing lambs ☆ ☆☆
Abstract The objective of this study was to examine the effects of cinnamaldehyde (CDH), garlic (GAR) and juniper berry (JUN) essential oils (200 mg/kg of DM) on performance and carcassExpand
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Effects of essential oils on proteolytic, deaminative and methanogenic activities of mixed ruminal bacteria
The objective of this study was to evaluate in vitro the effects of three essential oils (EO) [cinnamon leaf (250 mg L-1), garlic oil (100 and 250 mg L-1), and juniper berry oil (20 mg L-1)] and tw...
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Effects of increasing concentrations of glycerol in concentrate diets on nutrient digestibility, methane emissions, growth, fatty acid profiles, and carcass traits of lambs.
Two experiments were conducted to evaluate the effects of increasing concentrations of glycerol in concentrate diets on total tract digestibility, methane (CH4) emissions, growth, fatty acidExpand
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Assessment of the effects of cinnamon leaf oil on rumen microbial fermentation using two continuous culture systems.
Two continuous culture (CC) systems, the rumen simulation technique (Rusitec) and a dual-flow (DF) fermenter, were used to evaluate effects of the essential oil from cinnamon leaf (CIN) on rumenExpand
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Effects of replacing barley grain in feedlot diets with increasing levels of glycerol on in vitro fermentation and methane production
Abstract The aim of the study was to assess impacts of increasing dietary levels of glycerol on in vitro ruminal fermentation and CH 4 production from a barley based feedlot diet. Glycerol was usedExpand
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