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A mature dairy cow was transitioned from a high forage (100% forage) to a high-grain (79% grain) diet over seven days. Continuous ruminal pH recordings were utilized to diagnose the severity of ruminal acidosis. Additionally, blood and rumen papillae biopsies were collected to describe the...
Masters thesis published by Alberta Recreation, Parks and Wildlife. A study of several habitat types and the population demography of mountain goats during 1974 and 1975 on several ranges along the Smoky river in west central Alberta. Goat management policies are recommended.
Ruminal acidosis is a persisting digestive disorder in modern ruminant production; however, the susceptibility of cows to ruminal acidosis differs among cows fed a common diet. The overall objective of this research was to evaluate factors affecting the susceptibility of cows to ruminal acidosis....