The Effect of Tannins on Mediterranean Ruminant Ingestive Behavior: The Role of the Oral Cavity

@inproceedings{Lamy2011TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Tannins on Mediterranean Ruminant Ingestive Behavior: The Role of the Oral Cavity},
  author={Elsa Lamy and Harshadrai M Rawel and Florian J. Prof.Dr. Schweigert and Fernando Capela e Silva and Ana Mar{\'i}a Ferreira and Ana Let{\'i}cia Rodrigues Costa and C{\'e}lia Maria Miguel Antunes and Andr{\'e} M Almeida and Ana V Coelho and Elvira Sales-Baptista},
  booktitle={Molecules},
  year={2011}
}
Sheep, cattle and goat are domestic ruminants of significant economic interest in the Mediterranean region. Although sharing the same pasture ranges, they ingest different plants and plant parts and, consequently different levels of tannins. This suggests an ability to detect and adapt ingestion according to animal physiological limits of tolerance for plant secondary metabolites. This review will detail the effects of dietary tannins on feeding behavior, and the role of the oral cavity in this… CONTINUE READING

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