Relationships Between Undigested and Physically Effective Fiber in Lactating Dairy Cows
Grant, R. J.; Smith, W. A.; Miller, M. D.; Ishida, K.; Obata, A.
As we learn more about rumen fiber digestion pools, we must also focus on the proper physically effective fiber content that optimizes dry matter intake and productive response. For some diet types at least, the proper particle size is related to the concentration of undigested fiber.
This paper was presented at the 2018 Cornell Nutrition Conference. For more information, please visit ansci.cals.cornell.edu/CNC.
2018 Cornell Nutrition Conference
Undigested fiber; physically effective fiber; dairy cattle
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