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ru·men

 (ro͞o′mən)
n. pl. ru·mi·na (-mə-nə) or ru·mens
The first division of the stomach of a ruminant animal, in which most food collects immediately after being swallowed and from which it is later returned to the mouth as cud for thorough chewing. Also called paunch.

[Latin rūmen; akin to Sanskrit romantha-, ruminant, chewing the cud.]

ru′mi·nal adj.

ruminal

(ˈruːmɪnəl)
adj
(of an animal) ruminantof or relating to the rumen of an animal
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However, long-term feeding a high-concentrate diet causes a decreased ruminal pH value due to the accumulation of volatile fatty acids (VFA) and lactic acid, and a chronic digestive disorder known as subacute ruminal acidosis may occur (Chen et al.
Heat stress is known to bring increased risk of ruminal acidosis.
Increased dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) inclusion and decreased corn particle size have been shown to lower ruminal pH and reduce methanogenic bacteria and hydrogen production.
Crotal And ruminal minibolo visual FDXB: 239 800 units.
Con el objetivo de evaluar la degradacion ruminal de la proteina bruta (PB) de Paspalum notatum (pasto horqueta) en el rumen de bovinos en distintas epocas del ano, se recolectaron muestras de 5 cm de altura de dicha pastura, a los 15, 30 y 45 dias de rebrote.
Com objetivo de determinar a concentracao de nitrogenio amoniacal no fluido ruminal, aliquotas de 2 mL de conteudo ruminal foram colocadas em tubos de ensaios contendo 1 mL de solucao de acido sulfurico 1 N e armazenadas sob refrigeracao ate a realizacao das analises.
A cana-de-acucar, alimento rico em energia de rapida disponibilidade no rumen (alto teor de acucar), tem como principais limitacoes os baixos teores de proteina e minerais, alem de alto teor de fibra de baixa degradacao ruminal (MORAES et al.
In ruminants, nutrients input are the first to fermentative digestion by ruminal microorganisms.
Segundo Van Soest (1994), a polpa de citros proporciona melhor padrao de fermentacao ruminal em racoes com distintas proporcoes de volumoso:concentrado (concentrado entre 30 e 50%) que as fontes de amido tradicionais, pela maior concentracao de pectina.
Para a avaliacao da degradabilidade dos tecidos de feno de manicoba pela biota ruminal, cinco segmentos de aproximadamente 2 cm de comprimento de ambos, lamina foliar e caule, foram submetidos a digestao ruminal (caprino adulto fistulado) por um periodo de 48h.