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A chemical substances, such as sodium bicarbonate, that can maintain the pH of the rumen content around neutrality (pH = 6 to 7). The pH is maintained by neutralizing the volatile fatty acids and other organic acids produced by ruminal fermentation.




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Owner:Antonio A.Group:DS 414 Ruminant Nutrition
Created:2015-09-10 11:44 CSTUpdated:2020-08-30 14:31 CST
Sites:DS 414 Ruminant Nutrition, DS 825 Ruminant Nutrition Physiology
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