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.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Applied and Environmental Microbiology|
|Publication status||Published - Sep 1980|
Wallace, R. J., Cheng, K. J., & Czerkawski, J. W. (1980). Effect of monensin on fermentation characteristics of the artificial rumen. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 40(3), 672-674. http://aem.asm.org/content/40/3/672.long