The effect of fermentable nitrogen availability on in vitro gas production and degradability of NDF

  title={The effect of fermentable nitrogen availability on in vitro gas production and degradability of NDF},
  author={Sameer Attiyah Nagadi and Mario Herrero and Neil S. Jessop},
  journal={Animal Feed Science and Technology},
Abstract Effects of harvesting ruminal micro-organisms from ruminal fluid on patterns of gas production were investigated in experiment 1 by incubating 200 mg DM of pure cellulose, oatfeed, ryegrass, cocksfoot, wet and dry season kikuyu grasses with either diluted ruminal fluid or harvested ruminal bacteria. Gas production degradability parameters obtained from fitting the data to the model Gas=B(1−exp−C(t−Lag)) after correcting gas volumes for the fermentation of soluble material did not… Expand

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