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Effects of Homolactic Bacterial Inoculant Alone or Combined with an Anionic Surfactant on Fermentation, Aerobic Stability and In situ Ruminal Degradability of Barley Silage
- Baah, J. ;
- Addah, W. ;
- Okine, E.K. ;
- McAllister, T.A.
- Received : 2010.09.08
- Accepted : 2010.11.02
- Published : 2011.03.01
The effect of a homolactic inoculant containing a blend of Lactobacillus plantarum, Pediococcus acidilactici and Enterococcus faecium or, the anionic surfactant, sodium dodecyl sulphate (SDS), alone or in combination on fermentation characteristics, aerobic stability and in situ DM, OM and NDF degradability of barley silage was investigated. Barley (Hordeum vulgare, L.) was harvested (45% DM), chopped and treated with water at 24 ml/kg forage (Control), inoculant at
Aerobic Stability;Barley Silage;SDS;Homolactic Inoculant;Ruminal Degradability
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