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dc.contributor.author Wallace, R. J.
dc.contributor.author Murray, P. J.
dc.contributor.author Newbold, C. James
dc.contributor.author Wood, T. A.
dc.contributor.author Price, J.
dc.contributor.author Rowe, A.
dc.contributor.author Yanez-Ruiz, David R.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-03-23T16:53:55Z
dc.date.available 2010-03-23T16:53:55Z
dc.date.issued 2010-03-23
dc.identifier.citation Wallace , R J , Murray , P J , Newbold , C J , Wood , T A , Price , J , Rowe , A & Yanez-Ruiz , D R 2010 , ' Encapsulated fumaric acid as a means of decreasing ruminal methane emissions ' Animal Feed Science and Technology , pp. 1-2 . en
dc.identifier.other PURE: 155297
dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/4521
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/4521
dc.description Wood, T. A., Wallace, R. J., Rowe, A., Price, J., Yanez-Ruiz, D. R., Murray, P. J., Newbold, C. J. (2009). Encapsulated fumaric acid as a means of decreasing ruminal methane emissions. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 152, (1-2), 62-71. en
dc.description.abstract Decreasing methanogenesis in ruminants would benefit the agricultural industry because it would lead to lower energy losses from the animals as well as being beneficial for the environment in decreasing emissions of a greenhouse gas. Fumaric acid (FA) as a feed supplement has the potential to decrease methane production as well as increase glucogenesis and hence milk yield, but the quantity fed has to be restricted because of a risk of acidosis and a consequent decrease in fibre breakdown and feed intake. The objective of this study was to determine if FA encapsulated in partially hydrogenated vegetable oil (PHVO) could decrease methane formation without the problematic effects on ruminal pH. A commercial sample of encapsulated fumaric acid (EFA) did not affect pH and maintained propionate production when added in vitro to ruminal fluid from sheep receiving 49:51 grass hay:concentrate, and it suppressed methane formation by 19% (P en
dc.format.extent 2 en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Animal Feed Science and Technology en
dc.title Encapsulated fumaric acid as a means of decreasing ruminal methane emissions en
dc.type Text en
dc.type.publicationtype Article (Journal) en
dc.contributor.institution Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en


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