Canal

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CANAL. A trench dug for leading water in a particular direction, and confining it.
     2. Public canals are generally protected by the law which authorizes their being made. Various points have arisen under numerous laws authorizing the construction of canals, which have been decided in cases reported in 1 Yeates, 430; 1 Binn. 70; 1 Pennsyl. 462; 2 Pennsyl. 517; 7 Mass. 169; 1 Sumu. 46; 20 Johns. 103, 735; 2 Johns. 283; 7 John. Ch. 315; 1 Wend. 474; 5 Wend. 166; 8 Wend. 469; 4 Wend. 667; 6 Cowen, 698; 7 Cowen, 526 4 Hamm. 253; 5 Hamm. 141, 391; 6 Hamm. 126; 1 N. H. Rep. 339; See River.

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Quantitation of the flow of soluble nonammonia nitrogen entering the omasal canal of dairy cows fed grass silage based diets.
3] N into the omasal canal increased from 159 to 241 g N/d, concentrations of total SNAN in OD and soluble N originating from microbial protein also increased from 97 to 173.
Digesta was sampled from the rumen via a ruminal fistula and from the omasal canal using a system of alternating vacuum and pressure.