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on October 11, 2018

Ruminant feed quality assessment techniques: a primer

An overview of various types of feed testing, including exploration of in vivo and in vitro methods

Feed is one of the most significant inputs to livestock production. Therefore, accurate assessment of the nutritional composition, as well as the behavior and fate of feed ingredients in the gut, is required for effective diet formulation.

Feed quality assessment is often thought of in terms of nutritional value and…

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