Entries by Sheridan Kennedy

The Three Principals of Feeding Ruminants

Principal 1: ‘Feed the Rumen First’ The rumen microorganisms are the key to breaking down the dry pasture to produce volatile fatty acids (VFAs). These VFAs are a source of energy and microbial protein that, in turn, are a source of protein for the animal. Establishing an efficient working rumen is the key to increasing […]