Section 3
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Influence of intake and diet composition on microbial protein synthesis and flows of nitrogen fractions to the small intestine

Clark, J.H.; Klusmeyer, T.H.; Cameron, M.R.

Journal of Dairy Science 74(Suppl 1): 146


ISSN/ISBN: 0022-0302
Accession: 002137487

Ruminant nutritionists have attempted to increase nutrient availability for milk production by increasing feed intake, optimizing ruminal fermentation and supplementing nutrients to the diet that will escape ruminal degradation. Energy and nitrogen are the nutritional factors that most often limit microbial growth and milk production.

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