A model for evaluating beef cattle rations considering effects of ruminal fiber mass

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Douglas Sampaio Henrique ; Rogério de Paula Lana ; Ricardo Augusto Mendonça Vieira ; Carlos Augusto de Alencar Fontes ; Mosar Faria Botelho (2011)
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Zootecnia
  • Journal: Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia (issn: 1516-3598, eissn: 1806-9290)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S1516-35982011001100036
  • Subject: nutrition | modeling | ruminants | Animal culture | SF1-1100

A mathematical model based on Cornell Net Carbohydrate and Protein System (CNCPS) was developed and adapted in order to evaluate beef cattle rations at tropical climate conditions. The presented system differs from CNCPS in the modeling of insoluble particles' digestion... View more
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