Effect of monensin on fermentation characteristics of the artificial rumen

R. J. Wallace, K. J. Cheng, J. W. Czerkawski

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Abstract

Addition of monensin (Rumensin, Eli Lilly and Co.) to an artificial rumen immediately depressed the digestion of roughage and of roughage/concentrate (50:50) feeds. Methane and propionate production were affected only with the roughage/concentrate feed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)672-674
Number of pages3
JournalApplied and Environmental Microbiology
Volume40
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1980

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