Evaluation of ruminal degradation profiles of forages using bags made from different textiles

  title={Evaluation of ruminal degradation profiles of forages using bags made from different textiles},
  author={T. Valente and Edenio Detmann and Augusto C{\'e}sar de Queiroz and Sebasti{\~a}o C. Valadares Filho and Daiany {\'I}ris Gomes and Janderson Flor{\^e}ncio Figueiras},
  journal={Revista Brasileira De Zootecnia},
The objective of this study was to evaluate the in situ degradation profiles of dry matter (DM) and neutral detergent fiber (NDF) of different forages using nylon (50 µm), F57 (Ankom®) and non-woven textile (NWT - 100 g/m2) bags. Eight forage samples were used: sugarcane, corn silage, elephant grass cut at 50 and 250 days of regrowth, corn straw, signal grass hay, coast cross hay, and fresh alfalfa. Samples were incubated for 0, 3, 6, 12, 18, 24, 48, 72, 96, 120, 144, 168, 192, 216, 240, and… 

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