rumen-degradable proteins

rumen-degradable proteins

those digested by ruminal microflora; there is no other simple way of categorizing them with respect to digestibility; some are digestible, some are not.
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Rumen fermentation since the beginning of the century revealed that availability of rumen-degradable proteins (non-protein nitrogen and rumen degradable true protein) and energy (ruminally fermentable carbohydrate) in feeds as well as their synchronization are important in ruminants' diet.
Synchronization is the provision of both rumen-degradable proteins (non-protein nitrogen and rumen degradable true protein) and energy (ruminally fermentable carbohydrate) simultaneously to the rumen (Seo et al.