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Title: Estimation of DM mass in the digestive tract of sheep using a compartmental digesta kinetics model
Contributor(s): Barnett, M C  (author); de Barbieri, I (author); Hegarty, R S  (author); Oddy, V H  (author)orcid ; Nolan, J V  (author)orcid 
Publication Date: 2014
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Field of Research (FoR) 2008: 070204 Animal Nutrition
Field of Research (FoR) 2020: 300303 Animal nutrition
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO) 2008: 839999 Animal Production and Animal Primary Products not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO) 2020: undefined
Abstract: Compartmental models are frequently used to determine the retention time of digesta in the gastrointestinal tract (GIT) of sheep without surgical intervention. However, few can calculate the mass of DM in the different compartments of the GIT. Our intention was to develop such a model.
Publication Type: Conference Publication
Conference Details: 8th International Workshop on Modelling Nutrient Digestion and Utilisation in Farm Animals, Cairns, Australia, 15th - 17th September, 2014
Source of Publication: Extended Abstracts of papers presented at the 8th International Workshop on Modelling Nutrient Digestion and Utilisation in Farm Animals, p. viii-viii
Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
Place of Publication: Australia
HERDC Category Description: E3 Extract of Scholarly Conference Publication
Series Name: Animal Production Science
Series Number : Special Issue Volume 54, Number 12
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