A copy of this work was available on the public web and has been preserved in the Wayback Machine. The capture dates from 2016; you can also visit the original URL.
The file type is
The effect of condensed tannin (CT) in dock (Rumex obtusifolius) was investigated with regard to its ability to protect cows from bloat and in terms of its chemical composition. Two groups of four cows were stall-fed a lucerne/grass diet, with and without 10% dock in the herbage, in a cross-over design. Dock was eaten by all cows. Bloat did not occur when dock was included in the diet but did occur when dock was absent. Soluble protein concentration in rumen liquor was reduced when dock wasdoi:10.1080/00288233.1989.10423458 fatcat:flo7kxpw4vgmdjclqjdyq473gi