Ruminal Acidosis in Feedlot: From Aetiology to Prevention

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Hernández, Joaquín ; Benedito, José Luis ; Abuelo, Angel ; Castillo, Cristina (2014)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: The Scientific World Journal, volume 2,014 (issn: 2356-6140, eissn: 1537-744X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2014/702572, pmc: PMC4247954
  • Subject: Review Article | Science (General) | Q1-390 | Article Subject

Acute ruminal acidosis is a metabolic status defined by decreased blood pH and bicarbonate, caused by overproduction of ruminal D-lactate. It will appear when animals ingest excessive amount of nonstructural carbohydrates with low neutral detergent fiber. Animals will s... View more
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