What are the Kinds and Amounts of Lipids Reaching the Intestines of Cows? – Dr. Tom Jenkins

March 28, 2014

Digestibility of fatty acids is a key factor that often explains the differences in what is fed to the dairy cow versus the results we see in production, body condition and reproduction. Check out this short 6-minute video by Dr. Tom Jenkins where he brings us back to the basics with a review of the types of lipids in our dairy diets, along with a look at the great transformation that occurs as they travel through the rumen to the small intestine to be absorbed.

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Dr. Tom Jenkins

Professor, Department of Animal & Veterinary Sciences
Clemson University

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