Effects of feeding large amounts of grain on colonic contents and feces in horses.

@article{Lopes2004EffectsOF,
  title={Effects of feeding large amounts of grain on colonic contents and feces in horses.},
  author={Marco Aur{\'e}lio Lopes and Nathaniel A. White and Mark Crisman and Daniel Lee Ward},
  journal={American journal of veterinary research},
  year={2004},
  volume={65 5},
  pages={687-94}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess changes in systemic hydration, concentrations of plasma electrolytes, hydration and physical properties of colonic contents and feces, and gastrointestinal transit in horses with access to large amounts of grain. ANIMALS 6 horses with right dorsal colon (RDC) fistulas. PROCEDURE In a crossover design, horses were alternately fed 1 of 3 diets: orchard grass hay ad libitum after being adapted to this diet for at least 5 days, orchard grass hay ad libitum and 4.55 kg of… CONTINUE READING