How Much of the Essential Fatty Acids Can Escape Biohydrogenation in the Rumen? – Dr. Charlie Staples

August 15, 2014

While a significant amount of the essential fatty acids can be found in virtually every dairy cow diet, there’s a relatively low amount that escapes the rumen intact and is absorbed in the small intestine. Watch this short video to learn from Dr. Charlie Staples from the University of Florida about how these fatty acids are metabolized in the rumen and what factors may help increase delivery of these essential nutrients to the small intestine.


Dr. Charlie Staples

Dr. Charlie Staples

Professor, Department of Animal Sciences
University of Florida

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