Ruminal and Postruminal Starch Digestion by Cattle


Grains are fed to livestock primarily to supply energy, and most of the digestible energy in cereal grains comes from starch. To maximize starch digestion by livestock, corn and sorghum grain must be processed. For nonruminants, starch from finely ground grain is fully digested, but for ruminants fed high concentrate diets, finely ground grain often causes… (More)


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@inproceedings{Owens2008RuminalAP, title={Ruminal and Postruminal Starch Digestion by Cattle}, author={Fred Owens}, year={2008} }