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Live yeast – ruminal O2 scavenger and pH stabiliser

Supplementing acidotic diets with the live yeast SC 47 strengthens the rumen's reducing power by improving its O2 scavenging ability. This new concept presented by Jean-Philippe Marden and Corine Bayourthe, applies thermodynamic laws to finally allow better understanding live yeast's mode of action in ruminants and clarifies the optimal conditions for its use.

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Feed Mix, Vol 13, Nr 5, 2005

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