S Calsamiglia

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Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Invited review: Essential oils as modifiers of rumen microbial fermentation
    S Calsamiglia
    Grup de Recerca en Nutrició, Maneig i Benestar Animal, Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    J Dairy Sci 90:2580-95. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of pH and pH fluctuations on microbial fermentation and nutrient flow from a dual-flow continuous culture system
    S Calsamiglia
    Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain
    J Dairy Sci 85:574-9. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of corn silage derived from a genetically modified variety containing two transgenes on feed intake, milk production, and composition, and the absence of detectable transgenic deoxyribonucleic acid in milk in Holstein dairy cows
    S Calsamiglia
    Dpto Ciència Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    J Dairy Sci 90:4718-23. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Changes in rumen microbial fermentation are due to a combined effect of type of diet and pH
    S Calsamiglia
    Animal Nutrition, Management and Welfare Research Group, Departament de Ciència Animal i dels Aliments Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    J Anim Sci 86:702-11. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of patterns of suboptimal pH on rumen fermentation in a dual-flow continuous culture system
    M Cerrato-Sánchez
    Grup de Recerca en Nutrició, Maneig i Benestar Animal, Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    J Dairy Sci 90:4368-77. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Performance, behavior, and welfare of Friesian heifers housed in pens with two, four, and eight individuals per concentrate feeding place
    L A Gonzalez
    Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    J Anim Sci 86:1446-58. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of essential oil active compounds on rumen microbial fermentation and nutrient flow in in vitro systems
    L Castillejos
    Grup de Recerca en Nutrició, Maneig i Benestar Animal, Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    J Dairy Sci 89:2649-58. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of the magnitude of the decrease of rumen pH on rumen fermentation in a dual-flow continuous culture system
    M Cerrato-Sánchez
    Grup de Recerca en Nutrició, Maneig i Benestar Animal, Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    J Anim Sci 86:378-83. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of alfalfa extract, anise, capsicum, and a mixture of cinnamaldehyde and eugenol on ruminal fermentation and protein degradation in beef heifers fed a high-concentrate diet
    P W Cardozo
    Animal Nutrition, Management, and Welfare Research Group, Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193, Bellaterra, Spain
    J Anim Sci 84:2801-8. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Changes in ruminal fermentation and protein degradation in growing Holstein heifers from 80 to 250 kg fed high-concentrate diets with different forage-to-concentrate ratios
    A Rotger
    Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    J Anim Sci 83:1616-24. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Invited review: Essential oils as modifiers of rumen microbial fermentation
    S Calsamiglia
    Grup de Recerca en Nutrició, Maneig i Benestar Animal, Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    J Dairy Sci 90:2580-95. 2007
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of pH and pH fluctuations on microbial fermentation and nutrient flow from a dual-flow continuous culture system
    S Calsamiglia
    Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain
    J Dairy Sci 85:574-9. 2002
    ..However, the effects of transitory decreases of pH were either small or insignificant with the conditions tested in this study...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of corn silage derived from a genetically modified variety containing two transgenes on feed intake, milk production, and composition, and the absence of detectable transgenic deoxyribonucleic acid in milk in Holstein dairy cows
    S Calsamiglia
    Dpto Ciència Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    J Dairy Sci 90:4718-23. 2007
    ..Results indicate that the 2GM silage modified with 2 transgenes did not affect nutrient composition of the silages and had no effect on animal performance and milk composition. No transgenic DNA and Cry1Ab protein were detected in milk...
  4. ncbi request reprint Changes in rumen microbial fermentation are due to a combined effect of type of diet and pH
    S Calsamiglia
    Animal Nutrition, Management and Welfare Research Group, Departament de Ciència Animal i dels Aliments Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    J Anim Sci 86:702-11. 2008
    ..Furthermore, the digestion of OM in high-concentrate diets is likely limited by the pH-induced effects on the microbial population activity...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of patterns of suboptimal pH on rumen fermentation in a dual-flow continuous culture system
    M Cerrato-Sánchez
    Grup de Recerca en Nutrició, Maneig i Benestar Animal, Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    J Dairy Sci 90:4368-77. 2007
    ..Results suggest that the effects of low pH are dependent on the total amount of time that pH is suboptimal and are not reduced by splitting it into various cycles...
  6. doi request reprint Performance, behavior, and welfare of Friesian heifers housed in pens with two, four, and eight individuals per concentrate feeding place
    L A Gonzalez
    Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    J Anim Sci 86:1446-58. 2008
    ..Ruminal lactate and blood haptoglobin indicate that the risk of rumen acidosis might increase with competition, whereas liver abscesses increased at 8 heifers per feeder...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of essential oil active compounds on rumen microbial fermentation and nutrient flow in in vitro systems
    L Castillejos
    Grup de Recerca en Nutrició, Maneig i Benestar Animal, Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    J Dairy Sci 89:2649-58. 2006
    ..However, EUG in batch fermentation and 5 mg/L of THY in continuous culture modified the VFA profile without decreasing total VFA concentration, and EUG in batch fermentation decreased ammonia N concentration...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of the magnitude of the decrease of rumen pH on rumen fermentation in a dual-flow continuous culture system
    M Cerrato-Sánchez
    Grup de Recerca en Nutrició, Maneig i Benestar Animal, Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    J Anim Sci 86:378-83. 2008
    ..1 (2 h/d) and 7.1 (2 h/d), but when pH was at 5.1 for 4 h/d, rumen microbial fermentation was modified, suggesting that effects of low pH on rumen microbial fermentation are dependent on the magnitude of the pH decrease...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of alfalfa extract, anise, capsicum, and a mixture of cinnamaldehyde and eugenol on ruminal fermentation and protein degradation in beef heifers fed a high-concentrate diet
    P W Cardozo
    Animal Nutrition, Management, and Welfare Research Group, Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193, Bellaterra, Spain
    J Anim Sci 84:2801-8. 2006
    ..The results indicate that at the doses used a mixture of cinnamaldehyde and eugenol, anise oil, and capsicum oil may be useful as modifiers of rumen fermentation in beef production systems...
  10. ncbi request reprint Changes in ruminal fermentation and protein degradation in growing Holstein heifers from 80 to 250 kg fed high-concentrate diets with different forage-to-concentrate ratios
    A Rotger
    Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    J Anim Sci 83:1616-24. 2005
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  11. ncbi request reprint Effects of cinnamaldehyde and garlic oil on rumen microbial fermentation in a dual flow continuous culture
    M Busquet
    Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    J Dairy Sci 88:2508-16. 2005
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  12. doi request reprint Effects of dietary addition of capsicum extract on intake, water consumption, and rumen fermentation of fattening heifers fed a high-concentrate diet
    M Rodríguez-Prado
    Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain
    J Anim Sci 90:1879-84. 2012
    ..8 mol/100 mol), butyrate (14.2 mol/100 mol), and lactate (0.28 mol/100 mol) were not affected by treatments. Results indicate that capsicum extract stimulated DMI and modified the pattern of DMI in beef cattle fed high concentrate diets...
  13. ncbi request reprint Screening for the effects of natural plant extracts at different pH on in vitro rumen microbial fermentation of a high-concentrate diet for beef cattle
    P W Cardozo
    Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain
    J Anim Sci 83:2572-9. 2005
    ..When pH was 5.5, GAR, CAP, YUC, and CDH altered ruminal microbial fermentation in favor of propionate, which is more energetically efficient...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effects of dietary nonstructural carbohydrates and protein sources on feeding behavior of tethered heifers fed high-concentrate diets
    A Rotger
    Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    J Anim Sci 84:1197-204. 2006
    ..Tethered heifers fed the more fermentable and rapidly synchronized diet (barley-SFM) reduced intake and increased chewing time. With these high-concentrate diets, time spent chewing was inversely related to roughage intake...
  15. doi request reprint Feed intake, ruminal fermentation, and animal behavior of beef heifers fed forage free diets containing nonforage fiber sources
    S P Iraira
    Animal Nutrition, Management and Welfare Research Group, Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    J Anim Sci 91:3827-35. 2013
    ..The WCS diet promoted rumination and total chewing time to the same degree as BS, which demonstrates that it is equally effective as this forage fiber source. ..
  16. doi request reprint Effect of feeding method on intake and behaviour of individually reared beef heifers fed a concentrate diet from 115 to 185 kg of body weight
    S P Iraira
    Animal Nutrition, Management, and Welfare Research Group, Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    Animal 6:1483-90. 2012
    ..287 min/day, respectively; P < 0.01). TMR as the feeding method in intensive beef production systems could be a good approach to promote roughage intake...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effect of nitrogen source in high-concentrate, low-protein beef cattle diets on microbial fermentation studied in vivo and in vitro
    M Devant
    , , Bellaterra, Spain
    J Anim Sci 79:1944-53. 2001
    ..Because mean dietary protein contribution to total N effluent was 46%, the AA profile of supplemental protein sources had a great impact on total AA flow and its profile...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of natural plant extracts on ruminal protein degradation and fermentation profiles in continuous culture
    P W Cardozo
    Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    J Anim Sci 82:3230-6. 2004
    ..Therefore, data from short-term in vitro fermentation studies may lead to erroneous conclusions, and should be interpreted with caution. Careful selection of these additives may allow the manipulation of protein degradation in the rumen...
  19. doi request reprint Effects of dietary changes and yeast culture (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) on rumen microbial fermentation of Holstein heifers
    D Moya
    Grup de Recerca en Nutrició, Maneig i Benestar Animal, Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    J Anim Sci 87:2874-81. 2009
    ..The proposed dietary challenge model was successful in causing a digestive upset as indicated by reduced feed intake, but the YC addition had no significant impact on rumen fermentation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of the number of concentrate feeding places per pen on performance, behavior, and welfare indicators of Friesian calves during the first month after arrival at the feedlot
    L A Gonzalez
    Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    J Anim Sci 86:419-31. 2008
    ..Within-pen variability in performance increased linearly as a consequence of greater effects of social dominance. Physiological indicators of welfare were not consistently affected by treatments...
  21. doi request reprint Physiological changes in rumen fermentation during acidosis induction and its control using a multivalent polyclonal antibody preparation in heifers
    M Blanch
    Grup de Recerca en Nutrició, Maneig i Benestar Animal, Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    J Anim Sci 87:1722-30. 2009
    ..0 mM, respectively). These results indicate that PAP may be effective in controlling acidosis of heifers during a rapid transition to a high-concentrate diet...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of feeding frequency on intake, ruminal fermentation, and feeding behavior in heifers fed high-concentrate diets
    V Robles
    Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    J Anim Sci 85:2538-47. 2007
    ..Moreover, when daytime and nighttime ruminating activity were analyzed separately, this activity was different in T1 (17.3 vs. 30.8%, respectively; P <0.05) but not in T2 (21.5 vs. 28.0%, respectively; P >0.05)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Plant extracts affect in vitro rumen microbial fermentation
    M Busquet
    Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    J Dairy Sci 89:761-71. 2006
    ..Careful selection and combination of these extracts may allow the manipulation of rumen microbial fermentation...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effects of fiber content and particle size of forage on the flow of microbial amino acids from continuous culture fermenters
    M Rodríguez-Prado
    Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain
    J Dairy Sci 87:1413-24. 2004
    ..The representativeness of the microbial samples is essential for the accurate prediction of the AA flow from microbial origin...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effect of garlic oil and four of its compounds on rumen microbial fermentation
    M Busquet
    Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    J Dairy Sci 88:4393-404. 2005
    ..6, 68.5, and 19.5%, respectively, compared with the control. These results confirm the ability of GAR, DAD, and ALM to decrease methane production, which may help to improve the efficiency of energy use in the rumen...
  26. doi request reprint Intake, water consumption, ruminal fermentation, and stress response of beef heifers fed after different lengths of delays in the daily feed delivery time
    L A Gonzalez
    Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain
    J Anim Sci 87:2709-18. 2009
    ..Increased salivary cortisol suggests that animal welfare is compromised...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effects of time at suboptimal pH on rumen fermentation in a dual-flow continuous culture system
    M Cerrato-Sánchez
    Grup de Recerca en Nutrició, Maneig i Benestar Animal, Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    J Dairy Sci 90:1486-92. 2007
    ..The flow of essential, nonessential, and most individual AA increased linearly with increasing time at suboptimal pH. The effects of pH on rumen fermentation appear to start as soon as pH drops to suboptimal pH...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effects of nonstructural carbohydrates and protein sources on intake, apparent total tract digestibility, and ruminal metabolism in vivo and in vitro with high-concentrate beef cattle diets
    A Rotger
    Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    J Anim Sci 84:1188-96. 2006
    ..In summary, ruminal synchronization seemed to have positive effects on in vitro fermentation, but in vivo recycling of endogenous N or intake differences could compensate for these effects...
  29. doi request reprint Feeding behavior and ruminal acidosis in beef cattle offered a total mixed ration or dietary components separately
    D Moya
    Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
    J Anim Sci 89:520-30. 2011
    ..Finishing feedlot cattle fed FC diets containing BG self-regulate intake of diets that have a similar composition, intake level, and ruminal fermentation profile to those fed a TMR...
  30. ncbi request reprint Technical note: a modified three-step in vitro procedure to determine intestinal digestion of proteins
    S Gargallo
    Grup de Recerca en Nutrició, Maneig i Benestar Animal, Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    J Anim Sci 84:2163-7. 2006
    ..These results indicate that the use of up to 30 nylon bags (Ankom R510) with 5 g of sample in each Daisy(II) incubation bottle could be used to estimate intestinal digestion of proteins in ruminants...
  31. doi request reprint Effect of pH and level of concentrate in the diet on the production of biohydrogenation intermediates in a dual-flow continuous culture
    M C Fuentes
    Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain
    J Dairy Sci 92:4456-66. 2009
    ..6. Results indicate that the pH is the main cause of the accumulation of trans-10 C(18:1) and trans-10, cis-12 CLA in the effluent, but the trans-10,cis-12 CLA proportion can be also affected by high levels of concentrate in the diet...
  32. ncbi request reprint Performance, ruminal changes, behaviour and welfare of growing heifers fed a concentrate diet with or without barley straw
    A G Faleiro
    Animal Nutrition, Management, and Welfare Research Group, Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    Animal 5:294-303. 2011
    ..In conclusion, performance was either not affected or improved by straw exclusion, but animal behaviour was affected, suggesting a negative effect on animal welfare...
  33. ncbi request reprint Increasing sodium bicarbonate level in high-concentrate diets for heifers. II. Effects on chewing and feeding behaviors
    L A Gonzalez
    1Departament de Ciència Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    Animal 2:713-22. 2008
    ..However, significant time of the day × buffer level interactions were observed for feed intake, meal size and length and chewing behavior...
  34. ncbi request reprint Increasing sodium bicarbonate level in high-concentrate diets for heifers. I. Effects on intake, water consumption and ruminal fermentation
    L A Gonzalez
    1Departament de Ciència Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    Animal 2:705-12. 2008
    ..All individual VFA proportions, except valerate, were changed by the addition of bicarbonate...
  35. ncbi request reprint Effect of ruminal microflora on the biotransformation of netobimin, albendazole, albendazole sulfoxide, and albendazole sulfoxide enantiomers in an artificial rumen
    B P Capece
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Veterinary Faculty, , Bellaterra, Spain
    J Anim Sci 79:1288-94. 2001
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Strategies for optimizing nitrogen use by ruminants
    S Calsamiglia
    1Department of Animal and Food Sciences, Servei de Nutrició i Benestar Animal, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    Animal 4:1184-96. 2010
    ..A better understanding of these key processes should allow the development of strategies to improve the efficiency of N utilization in ruminants...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effect of amount of concentrate offered in automatic milking systems on milking frequency, feeding behavior, and milk production of dairy cattle consuming high amounts of corn silage
    A Bach
    Institucio Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avancats, 08010 Barcelona, Spain
    J Dairy Sci 90:5049-55. 2007
    ..Offering high amounts of concentrate to the AMS feeding a basal ration rich in corn silage did not diminish the need for fetching cows and did not increase the number of daily milkings nor milk production...
  38. ncbi request reprint Effect of extruding the cereal and/or the legume protein supplement of a compound feed on in vitro ruminal nutrient digestion and nitrogen metabolism
    E Solanas
    Departamento de Producción Animal y Ciencia de los Alimentos, Universidad de Zaragoza, Miguel Servet, Zaragoza, Spain
    J Anim Physiol Anim Nutr (Berl) 91:269-77. 2007
    ..001). In contrast, microbial protein synthesis efficiency was lower for treatments including the cereal blend extruded, although the resulted differences were only significant (p < 0.001) for CPE diet...
  39. ncbi request reprint The effects of plant extracts on microbial community structure in a rumen-simulating continuous-culture system as revealed by molecular profiling
    D Ferme
    Zootechnical Department, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, 1230 Domzale, Slovenia
    Folia Microbiol (Praha) 49:151-5. 2004
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Nitrogen metabolism in the rumen
    A Bach
    Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats and Institut de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentàries, IRTA Unitat de Remugants, Barcelona, Spain
    J Dairy Sci 88:E9-21. 2005
    ..31 x rumen-available N per unit of bacterial N. Because the distribution of N within bacterial cells changes with rate of fermentation, AA N, rather than total bacterial N should be used to express microbial protein synthesis...