Feeding essential oils to ruminants: research, analysis
Examination of the attributes of botanicals and their effect on rumen, fermentation and metabolism
Ruminants are not renowned for being the most efficient food-producing animals when it comes to converting feed into edible products. Ruminant nutritionists are continually looking for potential additives to improve feed conversion efficiency and, ultimately, performance.
The rumen is a dynamic and adaptive environment that directly drives feed conversion efficiency…