Urea and short-chain fatty acids metabolism in Holstein cows fed a low-nitrogen grass-based diet

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  • B A Røjen, Denmark
  • P Lund
  • N B Kristensen, Denmark
  • Animal nutrition and environmental impact
  • Department of Animal Health and Bioscience
Three ruminally cannulated and multicatheterised lactating dairy cows were used to investigate the effect of different supplement strategies to fresh clover grass on urea and short-chain fatty acid (SCFA) metabolism in a zero-grazing experiment with 24-h blood and ruminal samplings.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)500-513
Publication statusPublished - 2008

    Research areas

  • dairy cows, grass, metabolism, short-chain fatty acids, urea

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