Effects of supplemental fat and protein source on ruminal fermentation and nutrient flow to the duodenum in dairy cows.

@article{Chan1997EffectsOS,
  title={Effects of supplemental fat and protein source on ruminal fermentation and nutrient flow to the duodenum in dairy cows.},
  author={Stewart S. C. Chan and Jesse Huber and Charles B. Theurer and Zhenlong Wu and Keri H Chen and Jos{\'e} MM. Simas},
  journal={Journal of dairy science},
  year={1997},
  volume={80 1},
  pages={152-9}
}
Four lactating Holstein cows, fitted with ruminal and T-type duodenal cannulas, were used in a 4 x 4 Latin square design for four periods (14 d each). Treatments were 1) medium fat and low quality protein, 2) medium fat and high quality protein, 3) high fat and low quality protein, and 4) high fat and high quality protein. Fat was supplemented by addition of 2.5% prilled fatty acids to high fat diets. The low quality diets contained corn gluten meal and 0.47% Lys, and the high quality diets… CONTINUE READING

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