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This conclusion completely agrees with our findings in which lambs fed TMR (C) and TMR with 300 g alfalfa every 3 days showed a significantly higher propionic and valeric with lower butyric acids compared with T1 and T2 lambs.
Some researchers have reported that use of a LAB inoculant increases lactic acid production and decreases silage pH, the acetic acid level, and butyric acid production [25,26].
1998) that methane is produced mainly when the feed is fermented to acetic and butyric acid in contrast to lower methane volume being produced with higher propionic acid production.
The effects of both encapsulated butyric acid and microemulsified carotenoid diets on the growth parameters for the fishes throughout the experimental periods are given in Table 2.
The growth of undesirable microorganisms like fungi and yeast decrease the aerobic stability of the silage that increases the protein degradation and thereby increase the butyric acid production.
Contrary to what was reported by Frank et al (13), the gastric contents of this study showed butyric acid concentrations of 40%.
In this case, it is evident that the silages of grasses even without addition of Stylosanthes did not result in excessive breakdown of protein into ammonia, causing a lower activity of Clostridium bacteria and hence lower production of butyric acid.
Butyric acid is the chemical we recognise as "sour" in sour milk, and it is the main component of vomit's ghastly stench.
Butyric acid is widely used as an animal feed supplement due to its ability to reduce pathogenic bacterial colonisation.
Despite a rise in ruminal butyric acid, acetate and propionate were not affected (P [greater than or equal to] 0.
In order to study effect of various concentrations of Indole butyric acid (IBA), Naphthalene acetic acid (NAA) and mixture of these two hormones (IBA+NAA) on the rooting of semi-hardwood cutting of the Azalea alexander L.
Among the organisms targeted by GTI's qPCR testing are total bacteria, total archaea, sulfate-reducing bacteria, sulfate-reducing archaea, acid-producing bacteria (acetic and butyric acid producers), iron-oxidizing bacteria, denitrifying bacteria, and methanogens.