Articles | Volume 61, issue 1
Arch. Anim. Breed., 61, 123–130, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-123-2018
Arch. Anim. Breed., 61, 123–130, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-123-2018

Original study 08 Mar 2018

Original study | 08 Mar 2018

Effects of total replacement of soybean meal and corn on ruminal fermentation, volatile fatty acids, protozoa concentration, and gas production

Amani Bahri et al.

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Our study aimed to evaluate the effect of total substitution of soybean meal and corn with triticale and faba bean or field pea on rumen fermentation, protozoa counts, and gas production of lactating ewes. According to the present results, this substitution might maintain rumen parameters of dairy ewes.