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- Murray, Jo-Anne M.D., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Animal feed science and technology 2009 v.151 no.3-4 pp. 306-311
- gas production (biological); fermentation; horses; feces; inoculum; laminitis; in vitro digestibility; chemical analysis; chemical composition; intestinal microorganisms; hindgut; hay
- ... The aim of the study was to assess the fermentative capacity of faecal inocula obtained from 14 mature grass-kept horses; 7 clinically normal horses (NOR) and 7 that were predisposed to laminitis (LAM). Freshly voided faeces were collected from each animal and stored at -20°C prior to transportation on ice to the laboratory where they were used as inocula for in vitro digestibility determinations, ...