FERMENTATION (in the rumen)

The transformation of carbohydrates in absence of oxygen by rumen micro flora that produces volatile fatty acids such as acetic acid, propionic acid and butyric acid, and gases such as carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4).




Keywords:FERMENTATION (in the rumen)   Doc ID:56204
Owner:Antonio A.Group:DS 414 Ruminant Nutrition
Created:2015-09-13 11:29 CSTUpdated:2020-08-30 14:31 CST
Sites:DS 414 Ruminant Nutrition, DS 825 Ruminant Nutrition Physiology
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