AVM volume 1, issue 1, P59-65 2008 DOI: 10.46784/e-avm.v1i1.224 View full text
Mira Kovačević, Slavica Košarčić, Milovan Jovičin, Ivan Vujanac, Aleksandar Milovanović, Dejan Bugarski, Tomislav Barna

Abstract: On large farms in our country silage presents an important part in dairy cows ration. During the process of fermentation, different kinds and amounts of alcohol, first of all ethyl alcohol, emerge in silage. Besides this, in rumen of cows fed with easily digested carbohydrates, a small quantity of ethanol can be detected. The aim of this paper was to determine if alcohol added to rumen is resorbed in blood, determine how long it retains in blood and what is ADH activity in liver in the cows that have been rece…

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