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on September 4, 2018

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…

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