Changes in composition of the digesta along the alimentary tract of sheep.

  title={Changes in composition of the digesta along the alimentary tract of sheep.},
  author={A W Boyne and Rosa M. Campbell and D. P. Cuthbertson and J I Davidson},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  volume={10 4},
Because of the complexity of the interactions involved very few attempts have been made to trace the fate of ingested food in the course of its digestion and absorption along the alimentary tract of the ruminant. Elsden, Hitchcock, Marshall & Phillipson (1946) made a comparative study of the weights of the digesta and their dry-matter and volatile fatty-acid content in the consecutive parts of the alimentary tract of four sheep. By means of a lignin-ratio method Hale, Duncan & Huffman (1947a, b… CONTINUE READING

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