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Evaluation of two yeast cultures (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) on ruminal fermentation and digestion in sheep fed a corn stover diet
Abstract A metabolism trial was conducted to evaluate the effect of two direct-fed microbial cultures containing Saccharomyces cerevisiae on ruminal fermentation and digestibility. Additives wereExpand
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Effects of exogenous amylases from Bacillus licheniformis and Aspergillus niger on ruminal starch di
Two industrial exogenous enzymes, alpha-amylase from Bacillus licheniformis and glucoamylase from Aspergillus niger, were evaluated in vivo and in lambs fed 700 g/kg (dry matter (DM)) sorghum grainExpand
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Precipitation Regime and Nitrogen Addition Effects on Leaf Litter Decomposition in Tropical Dry Forests
We conducted a year-long field experiment to investigate how nitrogen addition affected decomposition of Piscidia piscipula and Gymnopodium floribundum along a precipitation gradient in the YucatanExpand
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Effects of slow-release urea and molasses on ruminal metabolism of lambs fed with low-quality tropical forage
Abstract The effects of two sources of slow-release urea (SRU) with a source of soluble carbohydrates on ruminal fermentation in lambs fed with a low-quality forage hay were evaluated. Optigen is aExpand
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Effect of selenium-vitamin E injection in selenium-deficient dairy goats and kids on the Mexican plateau
Three experiments were carried out to determine the optimum selenium-vitamin E injection level to maintain acceptable blood selenium (Se) status of does and kids, as well as to determine the relationExpand
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Effect of supplementation with urea, blood meal, and rumen-protected methionine on growth performance of Holstein heifers grazing kikuyu pasture
Supplements with corn grain, molasses cane, and different nitrogen sources were evaluated in 16 growing Hosltein heifers [227 ± 33 kg body weight (BW)] grazing kikuyu (Pennisetum clandestinum)Expand
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Effects of Various Fibrolytic Enzyme Extracts on Digestibility and Productive Performance of Lambs Fed a Forage-Based Diet#
Three fibrolytic enzyme extracts were evaluated for their effects on lamb growth and feed digestibility, using diets containing 60% forage. Twenty Pelibuey lambs (26.14 kg average initial weight)Expand
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Effect of feed type and sex on digestibility and feed efficiency utilization in black spiny-tailed iguana (Ctenosaura pectinata).
Digestibility, feed efficiency, and the effect of sex were evaluated in black iguanas (Ctenosaura pectinata) using two commercial pellets (rabbit and chicken). The experiment was performed in 80Expand
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Effects of Bacillus licheniformis Amylase on Starch Digestibility and Sheep Performance
Abstract Crosby, M.M., Mendoza, G.D., Melgoza, L.M., Bárcena, R., Plata, F.X. and Aranda, E.M. 2006. Effects of Bacillus licheniformis amylase on starch digestibility and sheep performance. J. Appl.Expand
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Effect of exogenous glucoamylase enzymes and reduction of grain level on lamb performance
A growth assay was conducted to evaluate if the addition of exogenous glucoamylase enzymes from Aspergillus niger may compensate the reduction of grain level in finishing diets for lambs. Twenty oneExpand
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