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Meal frequency important in acidosis prevention

Ruminal acidosis can be prevented by controlling the ph in the rumen of cows. Meal frequency appears to be an important factor in regulating rumen ph. A recent study showed that supplementation of live yeast significantly increases the frequency of feed consumption and therefore helps in preventing acidosis.

Feed Mix, Vol 14, Nr 4, 2006

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