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- Myer, Phillip R.; Wells, James E.; Smith, Timothy P.L.; Kuehn, Larry A.; Freetly, Harvey C.
- SpringerPlus 2015 v.4 pp. 454
- Oscillospira, etc ; Butyrivibrio; Prevotella; Pseudobutyrivibrio; Sphingomonadaceae; average daily gain; body weight; colon; feed conversion; feed intake; fermentation; genes; high-throughput nucleotide sequencing; intestinal microorganisms; microbial communities; nucleotide sequences; ribosomal RNA; rumen microorganisms; species diversity; steers; Show all 20 Subjects
- ... Ruminal microbial fermentation plays an essential role in host nutrition, and as a result, the rumen microbiota have been a major focus of research examining bovine feed efficiency. Microbial communities within other sections of the gastrointestinal tract may also be important with regard to feed efficiency, since it is critical to the health and nutrition of the host. The objective of this study ...
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