The effects of bentonite on rumen protozoal population and rumen fluid characteristics of sheep fed palm kernel cake

@inproceedings{Abdullah1995TheEO,
  title={The effects of bentonite on rumen protozoal population and rumen fluid characteristics of sheep fed palm kernel cake},
  author={Norhani Abdullah and H. Hanita and Yin Wan Ho and Hiroshi Kudo and Syed Jalaludin and M Dubovskiy Ivan},
  year={1995}
}
The effects of bentonite (B) on rumen protozoal population and rumen fluid characteristics of sheep fed palm kernel cake (PKC) were studied for a period of 21 days. Two groups, each comprising two sheep were fed either PKC or PKC + B ad libitum. A third group was left at pasture. Rumen fluid was sampled through a rumen cannula three times daily from all animals. Palm kernel cake contained 16% crude protein, 1% crude fat and high amounts of copper, zinc, iron and manganese. Protozoal population… CONTINUE READING

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