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Assessing the Ruminal and Gastrointestinal Metabolism of Nitroethane, a Potential Cost Recoverable Feed Supplement

Investigators
Anderson, Robin
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
2004
End date
2005
Objective
To obtain fundamental information on ruminal and gastrointestinal metabolism of 2-nitroethane and to use this information as a basis for the establishment of feeding and dosing regimes that optimize control of pathogens and reductions in ruminal methane production.
More information
Ruminally cannulated feedlot cattle will be administered 0, 0.06 or 0.12 g 2-nitroethane/kg BW per day to assess the kinetics of its ruminal and gastrointestinal metabolism, its passage and absorption and to assess effects of the dosing regimes on generic E. coli, Salmonella and Campylobacter.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project number
6202-32000-018-12T
Accession number
408643
Categories
Salmonella
Escherichia coli
Campylobacter