Manipulation of microbial activity in the rumen.

@article{Jouany1994ManipulationOM,
  title={Manipulation of microbial activity in the rumen.},
  author={J. P. Jouany},
  journal={Archiv fur Tierernahrung},
  year={1994},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={
          133-53
        }
}
Different methods of optimizing feed conversion into nutrients in the rumen are now available to scientists. But the rumen must be considered as an integrated system and this makes it difficult to rationalize manipulation. The observed result of any treatment is a combination of several interactive reactions. Any change to one component of the system has several uncontrolled effects on other components. The positive effects aimed for are sometimes associated with undesirable effects. Numerous… CONTINUE READING

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