Studies on intestinal digestion in the sheep. 2. Digestion of some carbohydrate constituents in hay, cereal and hay-cereal rations.

@article{Macrae1969StudiesOI,
  title={Studies on intestinal digestion in the sheep. 2. Digestion of some carbohydrate constituents in hay, cereal and hay-cereal rations.},
  author={J C Macrae and David G. Armstrong},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={1969},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={377-87}
}
I . In seven experiments sheep were given diets ranging from all-hay to all-barley, and also a diet comprising one part hay to two parts flaked maize. Each sheep was equipped with a cannula into the rumen and a re-entrant cannula in the proximal duodenum; sixof the ten also had a re-entrant cannula in the terminal ileum. Paper impregnated with chromic oxide (Cr,O,) was given twice daily by rumen fistula. 2. Amounts of a-linked glucose polymer entering and leaving the small intestine and… CONTINUE READING