Physiological changes during feeding and rumination in cows.


In this study, we investigated the physiological changes in cattle during feeding and rumination. We collected blood samples every 5 min by using an automated blood sampling system and simultaneously recorded feeding, ruminating, and other behaviors using a video camera. Plasma non-esterified fatty acid (NEFA) concentrations continuously decreased during… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/asj.12117


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@article{Komatsu2014PhysiologicalCD, title={Physiological changes during feeding and rumination in cows.}, author={Tokushi Komatsu and Yumi Higashiyama and Michiru Fukasawa and Kazuo Katoh and Akinori Oshibe}, journal={Animal science journal = Nihon chikusan Gakkaiho}, year={2014}, volume={85 3}, pages={271-6} }