Establishment and development of ruminal hydrogenotrophs in methanogen-free lambs.

@article{Fonty2007EstablishmentAD,
  title={Establishment and development of ruminal hydrogenotrophs in methanogen-free lambs.},
  author={G{\'e}rard Fonty and Keith N. Joblin and Michel Chavarot and Remy Roux and Graham Naylor and Fabien Michallon},
  journal={Applied and environmental microbiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={73 20},
  pages={6391-403}
}
The aim of this work was to determine whether reductive acetogenesis can provide an alternative to methanogenesis in the rumen. Gnotobiotic lambs were inoculated with a functional rumen microbiota lacking methanogens and reared to maturity on a fibrous diet. Lambs with a methanogen-free rumen grew well, and the feed intake and ruminal volatile fatty acid concentrations for lambs lacking ruminal methanogens were lower but not markedly dissimilar from those for conventional lambs reared on the… CONTINUE READING

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