N&H TOP LINE: Can rumen microbes alter feed efficiency?

Four-year study to examine effect of rumen microbiota on beef cattle feed efficiency. ALSO: Alpaca grazing and desalination of dairy waste streams.

University of Wyoming scientists will use a $500,000 National Institute of Food & Agriculture grant to study if microbes in the rumen could be influenced to improve beef cattle feed efficiency.

The four-year study, led by associate professor Kristi Cammack in the university's department of animal science, will examine the effect of microbes in the rumen on calf performance. The study will include collaborators at the University of Missouri and Virginia Tech. The first two years

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