Intake, apparent digestibility, and methane emission in bulls receiving a feed supplement of monensin, virginiamycin, or a combination

@inproceedings{Fonseca2016IntakeAD,
  title={Intake, apparent digestibility, and methane emission in bulls receiving a feed supplement of monensin, virginiamycin, or a combination},
  author={Marcelina Pereira da Fonseca and Ana Luiza Costa Cruz Borges and Ricardo Reis e Silva and Helena Ferreira Lage and Alexandre Lima Castro Ferreira and Fernando C{\'e}sar Ferraz Lopes and Carlos Giovani Pancoti and Jos{\'e} Avelino Santos Rodrigues},
  year={2016}
}
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of the feed supplements monensin, virginiamycin, or a combination of the two, on intake, digestibility, and methane emission in the male cattle breed F1 Holstein × Gir. We used a complete randomised design with four treatments consisting of the control, monensin, virginiamycin, and a combination of the two. The basal diets were composed of sorghum silage with Tanzania grass and the concentrate in the 1 : 1 ratio. Nutrient intake (P > 0.05) and… CONTINUE READING