Measurement of the rate of flow of dry matter in digesta passing through the duodenum of sheep.


1. A total of seven sheep fitted with re-entrant cannulas in the proximal duodenum were used in three experiments to measure the passage of dry matter (DM) in duodenal digesta. 2. Fifty-three 24 h measurements and ten 48 h measurements of DM flow were made in Expt 1. Coefficient of variation (CV) of these measurements was 22-1% which was similar to… (More)

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