Effect in the Cow of Intraruminal Infusions of Volatile Fatty Acids and of Lactic Acid on the Secretion of the Component Fatty Acids of the Milk Fat and on the Composition of Blood.

1. The effects in the cow of intraruminal infusions of acetic acid, propionic acid or butyric acid on the secretion of the component fatty acids of the milk fat, and of these acids and of lactic acid on the composition of the blood plasma of the jugular vein, have been studied. 2. The infusion of acetic acid or butyric acid increased the yield of the C(4)-C… CONTINUE READING