Ruminal acidosis: a review with detailed reference to the controlling agent Megasphaera elsdenii NCIMB 41125

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Meissner, H.H.; Henning, P.H.; Horn, C.H.; Leeuw, K-J.; Hagg, F.M.; Fouché, G.;
  • Publisher: The South African Society for Animal Science (SASAS)
  • Subject: beef cattle | dairy cattle | DFM | Megasphaera elsdenii | ruminal acidosis | antibiotics | sheep

Ruminal acidosis is discussed with reference to causes and economic and health implications. Distinction is made between the acute form which with proper adaptation to high energy diets is seldom encountered and the more problematic chronic or sub-acute form, commonly r... View more
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