Volatile fatty acids

Function and explanation of volatile fatty acids, proteins and lipids in cattle feeding.

What are fatty acids? The function of carbohydrates is energetic (1g of carbohydrates develops 4.1 kcal) carbohydrates are transformed into complex sugars and go into the liver as an energy reserve, the excess sugars are transformed into lipids. The carbohydrates are divided into raw fibre and in unazzotated extracts.
Ruminal degradation of cellulose
Cellulose is attacked by cellulosolitic bacteria that make simple sugars and volatile fatty acids form

Volatile fatty acids
-Acetic acid: derived from the degradation of raw fibre.

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