VOLATILE FATTY ACIDS (VFA)

Products of fermentation of carbohydrates (and some amino acids) by the rumen microorganisms. Acetic acid, propionic acid and butyric acid are the primary volatile fatty acids which are absorbed through the rumen wall and used as an energy source by the cow.




Keywords:VOLATILE FATTY ACIDS (VFA)   Doc ID:56526
Owner:Antonio A.Group:DS 414 Ruminant Nutrition
Created:2015-09-17 12:15 CDTUpdated:2020-08-30 15:38 CDT
Sites:DS 414 Ruminant Nutrition, DS 825 Ruminant Nutrition Physiology
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