Postruminal digestion and absorption of nitrogenous components.

@article{Bergen1978PostruminalDA,
  title={Postruminal digestion and absorption of nitrogenous components.},
  author={Werner G. Bergen},
  journal={Federation proceedings},
  year={1978},
  volume={37 5},
  pages={1223-7}
}
Digesta containing microbial protein, undegraded (bypass) feed protein, some free amino acids and oligopeptides, and microbial nucleic acids passes from the rumen-reticulum through the omasum to the lower gut (abomasum and small intestine). The rate of neutralization of abomasal digesta flow is slower in ruminants than in nonruminants, and activation and… CONTINUE READING