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2018

ANDRÉS, S.; JARAMILLO, E.; BODAS, R.; BLANCO, C.; BENAVIDES, J.; FERNÁNDEZ, P.; GONZÁLEZ, E.P.; FRUTOS, J.; BELENGUER, A.; LÓPEZ, S. and GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. 2018. Grain grinding size of cereals in complete pelleted diets for growing lambs: Effects on ruminal microbiota and fermentation. Small Ruminant Research, 159, 38-44.

BLANCO, C.; BODAS, R.; MORÁN, L.; MATEO, J.; ANDRÉS, S. and GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. 2018. Effect of hop (Humulus lupulus L.) inclusion in the diet for fattening lambs on animal performance, ruminal characteristics and meat quality. Food Research International, 108, 42-47.

CARBALLO, D.E.; CARO, I.; ANDRÉS, S.; GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. and MATEO, J. 2018. Assessment of the antioxidant effect of astaxanthin in fresh, frozen and cooked lamb patties. Food Research International, 111, 342-350.

FRUTOS, J.; ANDRÉS, S.; TREVISI, E; BENAVIDES, J.; SANTOS, N.; SANTOS, A. and GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. 2018. Moderated milk replacer restriction of ewe lambs alters gut immunity parameters during the pre-weaning period and impairs liver function and animal performance during the replacement phase. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 243, 80-89.

FRUTOS, J.; ANDRÉS, S.; TREVISI, E.; YÁÑEZ-RUIZ, D.R.; LÓPEZ, S.; SANTOS, A. and GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. 2018. Early feed restriction programs metabolic disorders in fattening merino lambs. Animals, 8, 83.

FRUTOS, J.; ANDRÉS, S.; YÁÑEZ-RUIZ, D.R.; BENAVIDES, J.; LÓPEZ, S.; SANTOS, A.; MARTÍNEZ-VALLADARES, M.; ROZADA, F. and GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. 2018. Early feed restriction of lambs modifies ileal epimural microbiota and affects immunity parameters during the fattening period. Animal (in press).

FRUTOS, P.; TORAL, P.G.; BELENGUER, A. and HERVÁS, G. 2018. Milk fat depression in dairy ewes fed fish oil: Might differences in rumen biohydrogenation, fermentation, or bacterial community explain the individual variation? Journal of Dairy Science 101, 6122-6132.

KAMEL, H.E.M.; AL-DOBAIB, S.N.; SALEM, A.Z.M.; LÓPEZ, S. and ALABA, P.A. 2018. Influence of dietary supplementation with sunflower oil and quebracho tannins on growth performance and meat fatty acid profile of Awassi lambs. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 235, 97-104.

MEDJEKAL, S.; BODAS, R.; BOUSSEBOUA, H. and LÓPEZ, S. 2018. Evaluation of carob (Ceratonia siliqua) and honey locust (Gleditsia triacanthos) pods as a feed for sheep. Iranian Journal of Applied Animal Science, 8, 247-256.

MEDJEKAL, S.; GHADBANE, M.; BODAS, R.; BOUSSEBOUA, H. and LÓPEZ, S. 2018. Volatile fatty acids and methane production from browse species of Algerian arid and semi-arid areas. Journal of Applied Animal Research, 46, 44-49.

MORÁN, L.; ANDRÉS, S.; ALLEN, P. and MOLONEY, A.P. 2018. Visible and near infrared spectroscopy as an authentication tool: Preliminary investigation of the prediction of the ageing time of beef steaks. Meat Science, 142, 52-58.

SANTOS, A.; GIRÁLDEZ, F.J.; MATEO, J.; FRUTOS, J. and ANDRÉS, S. 2018. Programming Merino lambs by early feed restriction reduces growth rates and increases fat accretion during the fattening period with no effect on meat quality traits. Meat Science, 135, 20-26.

SANTOS, A.; GIRÁLDEZ, F.J.; TREVISI, E.; LUCINI, L.; FRUTOS, J. and ANDRÉS, S. 2018. Liver transcriptomic and plasma metabolomic profiles of fattening lambs are modified by feed restriction during the suckling period. Journal of Animal Science, 96, 1495-1507.

SANTOS, A.; VALDÉS, C.; GIRÁLDEZ, F.J.; LÓPEZ, S.; FRANCE, J.; FRUTOS, J.; FERNANDEZ, M. and ANDRÉS, S . 2018. Feed efficiency and the liver proteome of fattening lambs are modified by feed restriction during the suckling period. Animal (in press).

SARO, C.; MOLINA-ALCAIDE, E.; ABECIA, L.; RANILLA, M.J. and CARRO, M.D. 2018.Comparison of automated ribosomal intergenic spacer analysis (ARISA) and denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis (DGGE) techniques for analysing the influence of diet on ruminal bacterial diversity. Archives of Animal Nutrition, 72, 85-99.

TORAL, P.G.; HERVÁS, G. and FRUTOS, P. 2018. Use of high doses of 18:0 to try to mitigate the syndrome of milk fat depression in dairy ewes fed marine lipids. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 236, 68-75.

TORAL, P.G.; HERVÁS, G.; LESKINEN, H.; SHINGFIELD, K.J. and FRUTOS, P. 2018. In vitro ruminal biohydrogenation of eicosapentaenoic (EPA), docosapentaenoic (DPA), and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in cows and ewes: Intermediate metabolites and pathways. Journal of Dairy Science 101, 6109-6121.

2017

BAHADORI, Z.; ESMAIELZADEH, L.; KARIMI-TORSHIZI, M.A.; SEIDAVI, A.; OLIVARES, J.; ROJAS, S.;  SALEM, A.Z.M.; KHUSRO, A. and LÓPEZ, S. 2017. The effect of earthworm (Eisenia foetida) meal with vermi-humus on growth performance, hematology, immunity, intestinal microbiota, carcass characteristics, and meat quality of broiler chickens. Livestock Science, 202, 74-81.

BERNARD, L.; TORAL, P.G. and CHILLIARD, Y. 2017. Comparison of mammary lipid metabolism in dairy cows and goats fed diets supplemented with starch, plant oil, or fish oil. Journal of Dairy Science, 100, 9338-9351.

BLANCO, C.; GIRÁLDEZ, F.J.; MORÁN, L.; MATEO, J.; VILLALOBOS-DELGADO, L.H.; ANDRÉS, S. and BODAS, R . 2017. Effects of sunflower soap stocks on light lamb meat quality. Journal of Animal Science, 95, 3455-3466.

BODE, A.; VARELA, M.; PREGO, R.; ROZADA, F. and SANTOS, M.D. 2017. The relative effects of upwelling and river flow on the phytoplankton diversity patterns in the ria of A Coruña (NW Spain). Marine Biology, 164, 93.

DÍAZ, A.; RANILLA, M.J.; SARO, C.; TEJIDO, M.L.; PÉREZ-QUINTANA, M. and CARRO, M.D. 2017. Influence of increasing doses of a yeast hydrolyzate obtained from sugarcane processing on in vitro rumen fermentation of two different diets and bacterial diversity in batch cultures and Rusitec fermenters. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 232, 129-138.

DIE, J.V.; BALDWIN, R.L.; ROWLAND, L.J.; LI, R.; OH, S.; LI, C.; CONNOR, E.E. and RANILLA, M.J. 2017. Selection of internal reference genes for normalization of reverse transcription quantitative polymerase chain reaction (RT-qPCR) analysis in the rumen epithelium. PLoS ONE, 12, e0172674.

DIEHO, K.; VAN BAAL, J.; KRUIJT, L.; BANNINK, A.; SCHONEWILLE, J.T.; CARREÑO, D.; HENDRIKS, W.H. and DIJKSTRA, J. 2017. Effect of supplemental concentrate during the dry period or early lactation on rumen epithelium gene and protein expression in dairy cattle during the transition period. Journal of Dairy Science, 100, 7227-7245.

FERREIRA, L.M.M.; HERVÁS, G.; BELENGUER, A.; CELAYA, R.; RODRIGUES, M.A.M.; GARCÍA, U.; FRUTOS, P. and OSORO, K. 2017. Comparison of feed intake, digestion and rumen function among domestic ruminant species grazing in upland vegetation communities. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition, 101, 846-856.

FRUTOS, P.; TORAL, P.G. and HERVÁS, G. 2017. Individual variation of the extent of milk fat depression in dairy ewes fed fish oil: milk fatty acid profile and mRNA abundance of candidate genes involved in mammary lipogenesis. Journal of Dairy Science, 100, 9611-9622

GARCIA, C.; DUBY, C.; CATHELINE, D.; TORAL, P.G.; BERNARD, L.; LEGRAND, P. and RIOUX, V. 2017. Synthesis of the suspected trans-11,cis-13 conjugated linoleic acid isomer in ruminant mammary tissue by FADS3-catalyzed Δ13-desaturation of vaccenic acid. Journal of Dairy Science, 100, 783-796.

KAZEMI-BONCHENARI, M.; SALEM, A.Z.M. and LÓPEZ, S. 2017. Influence of barley grain particle size and treatment with citric acid on digestibility, ruminal fermentation and microbial protein synthesis in Holstein calves. Animal, 11, 1295-1302.

MATEOS, I.; RANILLA, M.J.; SARO, C., and CARRO, M.D. 2017. Shifts in microbial populations in Rusitec fermenters as affected by the type of diet and impact of the method for estimating microbial growth (15N v. microbial DNA). Animal, 11, 1939-1948.

MORAN, L.; ANDRÉS, S.; BLANCO, C.; BENAVIDES, J.; MARTINEZ-VALLADARES, M.; MOLONEY, A.P. and  GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. 2017. Effect of dietary supplementation with carnosic acid or vitamin E on animal performance, haematological and immunological characteristics of artificially reared suckling lambs before and after road transport. Archives of Animal Nutrition, 71, 272-284.

POWELL, C.D.; LÓPEZ, S.; DUMAS, A.; BUREAU, D.P.; HOOK, S.E. and FRANCE, J. 2017. Mathematical descriptions of indeterminate growth. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 425, 88-96.

RJIBA-KTITA, S.; CHERMITI, A.; BODAS, R.; FRANCE, J. and LÓPEZ, S. 2017. Aquatic plants and macroalgae as potential feed ingredients in ruminant diets. Journal of Applied Phycology, 29, 449-458.

SALEM, A.Z.M.; ELGHANDOUR, M.M.Y.; KHOLIF, A.E.; LÓPEZ, S.; PLIEGO, A.B.; CIPRIANO-SALAZAR, M.;  CHAGOYÁN, J.C.V.; DE OCA JIMÉNEZ, R.M. and ALONSO, M.U. 2017. Tree leaves of Salix babylonica extract as a natural anthelmintic for small-ruminant farms in a semiarid region in Mexico. Agroforestry Systems, 91, 111-122.

SUÁREZ-VEGA, A.; TORAL, P.G.; GUTIÉRREZ-GIL, B.; HERVÁS, G.; ARRANZ, J.J. and FRUTOS, P. 2017. Elucidating fish oil-induced milk fat depression in dairy sheep: Milk somatic cell transcriptome analysis. Scientific Reports, 7, 45905.

TORAL, P.G.; HERVÁS, G.; CARREÑO, D.; LESKINEN, H.; BELENGUER, A.; SHINGFIELD, K.J. and FRUTOS, P. 2017. In vitro response to EPA, DPA and DHA: comparison of effects on ruminal fermentation and biohydrogenation of 18-carbon fatty acids in cows and ewes. Journal of Dairy Science, 100, 6187-6198.

TORAL, P.G.; FRUTOS, P.; CARREÑO, D. and HERVÁS, G. 2017. Endogenous synthesis of milk oleic acid in dairy ewes: In vivo measurement using 13C-labeled stearic acid. Journal of Dairy Science, 100, 5880-5887.

TORAL, P.G.; HERVÁS, G.; BELENGUER, A.; CARREÑO, D. and FRUTOS, P. 2017. mRNA abundance of genes involved in mammary lipogenesis during fish oil- or trans-10 cis-12 CLA-induced milk fat depression in dairy ewes. Journal of Dairy Science, 100, 3182-3192.

VARGAS, J.E.; ANDRÉS, S.; SNELLING, T.J.; LÓPEZ-FERRERAS, L.; YÁÑEZ-RUIZ, D.R.; GARCÍA-ESTRADA, C. and LÓPEZ, S. 2017. Effect of sunflower and marine oils on ruminal microbiota, in vitro fermentation and digesta fatty acid profile. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8, 1124

YITBAREK, A.; LÓPEZ, S.; TENUTA, M.; ASGEDOM, H.; FRANCE, J.; NYACHOTI, C.M. and KEBREAB, E. 2017. Effect of dietary phytase supplementation on greenhouse gas emissions from soil after swine manure application. Journal of Cleaner Production, 166, 1122-1130.

2016

ANDRÉS, S., BODAS, R., TEJIDO, M.L., GIRÁLDEZ, F.J.; VALDÉS, C., LÓPEZ, S. 2016. Effects of inclusion of flaxseed and quercetin in the diet of fattening lambs of ruminal microbiota, in vitro fermentation and biohydrogenation of fatty acids. Journal of Agricultural Science, Cambridge, 154, 542-552.

BERNARD, L.; TORAL, P.; ROUEL, J. and CHILLIARD, Y. 2016. Effects of extruded linseed and level and type of starchy concentrate in a diet containing fish oil on dairy goat performance and milk fatty acid composition. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 222, 31-42.

BLANCH, M.; CARRO, M.D.; RANILLA, M.J.; VISO, A.; VÁZQUEZ-AÑÓN, M. and BACH, A. 2016. Influence of a mixture of cinnamaldehyde and garlic oil onrumen fermentation, feeding behavior and performance oflactating dairy. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 219, 313-323.

BOUFENNARA, S.; BOUAZZA, L.; DE VEGA, A.; FONDEVILA, M.; AMANZOUGARENE, Z. and LÓPEZ, S. 2016. In vitro assessment of nutritive value of date palm by-products as feed for ruminants. Emirates Journal of Food and Agriculture, 28, 695-703.

CAMPIDONICO, L.; TORAL, P.G.; PRIOLO, A.; LUCIANO, G.; VALENTI, B.; HERVÁS, G.; FRUTOS; P.; COPANI, G.; GINANE, C. and NIDERKORN, V. 2016. Fatty acid composition of ruminal digesta and longissimus muscle from lambs fed silage mixtures including red clover, sainfoin and timothy. Journal of Animal Science, 94, 1550-1560.

CARREÑO, D.; HERVÁS, G.; TORAL, P.G.; CASTRO-CARRERA, T. and FRUTOS, P. 2016. Fish oil-induced milk fat depression and associated downregulation of mammary lipogenic genes in dairy ewes. Journal of Dairy Science, 99, 7971-7981.

DHANOA, M. S.; SANDERSON, R.; LÓPEZ, S. and FRANCE, J.  2016. Bivariate relationships incorporating method comparison: a review of linear regression methods. CAB Reviews, 11, 028, pp 1-15.

DIAS, R.S.; MONTANHOLI, Y.R.; LÓPEZ, S.; SMITH, B.; MILLER, S.P. and FRANCE, J. 2016. Utilization of macrominerals and trace elements in pregnant heifers with distinct feed efficiencies. Journal of Dairy Science, 99, 5413-5421.

ELGHANDOUR, M.M.Y.; KHOLIF, A.E.; HERNÁNDEZ, J.; MARIEZCURRENA, M.D.; LÓPEZ, S.; CAMACHO, L.M.; MÁRQUEZ, O. and SALEM, A.Z.M. 2016. Influence of the addition of exogenous xylanase with or without pre-incubation on the in vitro ruminal fermentation of three fibrous feeds. Czech Journal of Animal Science, 61, 262-272.

ELGHANDOUR, M.M.Y.; KHOLIF, A.E.; LÓPEZ, S.; MENDOZA, G.D.; ODONGO, N.E. and SALEM, A.Z.M. 2016. In vitro gas, methane, and carbon dioxide productions of high fibrous diet incubated with fecal inocula from horses in response to the supplementation with different live yeast additives. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 38, 64-71.

HAFSA, A.S.H.; SALEM, A.Z.M.; HASSAN, A.A.; KHOLIF, A.E.; ELGHANDOUR, M.M.Y.; BARBABOSA, A. and LÓPEZ, S., 2016. Digestion, growth performance and caecal fermentation in growing rabbits fed diets containing foliage of browse trees. World Rabbit Science, 24, 283-293.

HASSAN, A.A.; SALEM, A.Z.M.; KHOLIF, A.E.; SAMIR, M.; YACOUT, M.H.; HAFSA, S.H.A.; MENDOZA, G.D.; ELGHANDOUR, M.M.Y.; AYALA, M. and LÓPEZ, S. 2016. Performance of crossbred dairy Friesian calves fed two levels of Saccharomyces cerevisiae: Intake, digestion, ruminal fermentation, blood parameters and faecal pathogenic bacteria. Journal of Agricultural Science, 154, 1488-1498.

MATEOS, I.; RANILLA, M.J.; RAMOS, M.; SARO, C. AND CARRO, M.D. 2016. Influence of rumen contents’ processing method on microbial populations in the fluid and subsequent in vitro fermentation of substrates of variable composition. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 220, 109-120.

TORAL, P.G.; BERNARD, L.; BELENGUER, A.; ROUEL, J.; HERVÁS, G.; CHILLIARD, Y. and FRUTOS, P. 2016. Comparison of ruminal lipid metabolism in dairy cows and goats fed diets supplemented with starch, plant oil or fish oil. Journal of Dairy Science, 99, 301-316.

TORAL, P.G.; HERVÁS, G.; CARREÑO, D. and FRUTOS, P. 2016. May supplemental 18:0 alleviate fish oil-induced milk fat depression in dairy ewes? Journal of Dairy Science, 99, 113-1144.

TORAL, P.G.; HERVÁS, G.; MISSAOUI, H.; ANDRÉS, S.; GIRÁLDEZ, F.J.; JELLALI, S. and FRUTOS, P. 2016. Effects of a tannin-rich legume (Onobrychis viciifolia) on in vitro ruminal biohydrogenation and fermentation. Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research, 14, e0602.

TORAL, P.G.; HERVÁS, G.; SUÁREZ-VEGA, A.; ARRANZ, J.J. and FRUTOS, P. 2016. Isolation of RNA from milk somatic cells as an alternative to biopsies of mammary tissue for nutrigenomic studies in dairy ewes. Journal of Dairy Science, 99, 8461-8471.

VALLEJO, L.H.; SALEM, A.Z.M.; CAMACHO, L.M.; KHOLIF, A.M.; MARIEZCURRENA, M.D.; CIPRIANO, M.; ALONSO, M.U.; OLIVARES, J. and LÓPEZ, S. 2016. Effects of xylanase supplementation on feed intake, digestibility and ruminal fermentation in Rambouillet sheep. Journal of Agricultural Science, 154, 1110-1117.

2015

BLANCO, C.; GIRÁLDEZ, F.J.; PRIETO, N.; BENAVIDES, J.; WATTEGEDERA, S.; MORÁN, L.; ANDRÉS, S. and BODAS, R. 2015. Total mixed ration pellets for light fattening lambs: Effects on animal health. Animal, 9, 258-266.

CARREÑO, D.; HERVÁS, G. TORAL, P.G.; BELENGUER, A. and FRUTOS, P. 2015. Ability of different types and doses of tannin extracts to modulate in vitro ruminal biohydrogenation in sheep. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 202, 42-51.

CASTRO-CARRERA, T.; FRUTOS, P.; LEROUX, C.; CHILLIARD, Y.; HERVÁS, G.; BELENGUER, A.; BERNARD, L. and TORAL, P.G. 2015. Dietary sunflower oil modulates milk fatty acid composition without major changes in adipose and mammary tissue fatty acid profile or related gene mRNA abundance in sheep. Animal, 9, 582-591.

DÍAZ, A.; RANILLA, M.J.; GIRALDO, L.A.; TEJIDO, M.L. and CARRO, M.D. 2015. Treatment of tropical forages with exogenous fibrolytic enzymes: effects on chemical composition and in vitro rumen fermentation Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition, 99, 345-355.

FARIDI, A.; LÓPEZ, S.; AMMAR, H.; SALWA, K.S.; GOLIAN, A.; THORNLEY, J.H.M. and FRANCE, J. 2015. Some novel growth functions and their application with reference to growth in ostrich. Journal of Animal Science, 93, 2641-2652.

FUERTES, M.; MANGA-GONZÁLEZ, Y.; BENAVIDES, J.; GONZÁLEZ-LANZA, C.; GIRÁLDEZ, F.J.; MEZO, M.; GONZÁLEZ-WARLETA, M.; FERNÁNDEZ, M.; REGIDOR-CERRILLO, P.; CASTAÑO, P.; ROYO, M.; ORTEGA-MORA, L.; PÉREZ, V. and FERRERAS, M.C. 2015. Immunohistochemical study and mRNA cytokine profile of the local immune response in cattle naturally infected with Calicophoron daubneyi. Veterinay Parasitology, 214, 178-83.

FUERTES, M.; PÉREZ, V.; BENAVIDES, J.; GONZÁLEZ-LANZA, M.C.; MEZO, M.; GONZÁLEZ-WARLETA, M.; GIRÁLDEZ, F.J.; FERNÁNDEZ, M.; MANGA-GONZÁLEZ, M.Y. and FERRERAS, M.C. 2015. Pathological changes in cattle naturally infected by Calicophoron daubneyi adult flukes. Veterinary Parasitology, 209, 188-196.

GIMENO, A.; AL ALAMI, A.; TORAL, P.G.; FRUTOS, P.; ABECIA, L.; FONDEVILA, M. and CASTRILLO, C. 2015. Effect of grinding or pelleting high grain maize- or barley-based concentrates on rumen environment and microbiota of beef cattle. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 203, 67-78.

KHOLIF, A.E.; GOUDA, G.A.; MORSY, T.A.; SALEM, A.Z.M.; LÓPEZ, S. and KHOLIF, A.M. 2015. Moringa oleifera leaf meal as a protein source in lactating goat's diets: Feed intake, digestibility, ruminal fermentation, milk yield and composition, and its fatty acids profile. Small Ruminant Research, 129, 129-137.

LÓPEZ, S.; FRANCE, J.; ODONGO, N.E.; McBRIDE, R.A.; KEBREAB, E.; ALZAHAL, O.; McBRIDE, B.W. and DIJKSTRA, J. 2015. On the analysis of Canadian Holstein dairy cow lactation curves using standard growth functions. Journal of Dairy Science, 98, 2701-2712.

MATEOS, I.; RANILLA, M.J.; SARO, C., CARRO, M.D. 2015. Comparison of fermentation characteristics and bacterial diversity in the rumen of sheep and in batch cultures of rumen microorganisms. Journal of Agricultural Science, 153, 1097-1106.

MOTTAGHITALAB, M.; NIKKHAH, M.; DARMANI-KUHI, H.; LÓPEZ, S. and FRANCE, J. 2015. Predicting methionine and lysine contents in soybean meal and fish meal using a group method of data handling-type neural network. Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research, 13, e06-001.

RODRÍGUEZ, R.; FRUTOS, P. and FONDEVILA, M. 2015. A new index to estimate reactivity and biological effect of tannins, using tropical browse legumes as a model. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 205, 42-48.

TORAL P. G., CHILLIARD, Y., ROUEL, J., LESKINEN, H., SHINGFIELD, K. J., BERNARD, L., 2015. Comparison of the nutritional regulation of milk fat secretion and composition in cows and goats. Journal of Dairy Science, 98, 7277-7297.

TORAL, P.G.; HERVÁS, G.; CARREÑO, D. BELENGUER, A. and FRUTOS, P. 2015. Comparison of milk fatty acid responses during fish oil- and trans-10 cis-12 18:2-induced milk fat depression in dairy ewes. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 210, 66-73

TORAL, P.G.; HERVÁS, G. and FRUTOS, P. 2015. Reductions in milk Δ9-desaturation ratios to oral dosing of cobalt-acetate are accompanied by the downregulation of SCD1 in lactating ewes. Journal of Dairy Science, 98, 1961-1971.

VALDES, K.I.; SALEM, A.Z.M.; LÓPEZ, S.; ALONSO, M.U.; RIVERO, N.; ELGHANDOUR, M.M.Y.; DOMÍNGUEZ, I.A.; RONQUILLO, M.G. and KHOLIF, A.E. 2015. Influence of exogenous enzymes in presence of Salix babylonica extract on digestibility, microbial protein synthesis and performance of lambs fed maize silage. Journal of Agricultural Science, 153, 732-742.

VILLALOBOS-DELGADO, L.H.; CARO, I.; BLANCO, C.; BODAS, R.; ANDRÉS, S.; GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. and MATEO, J. 2015. Effect of the addition of hop (infusion or powder) on the oxidative stability of lean lamb patties during storage. Small Ruminant Research, 125, 73-80.

2014

ANDRÉS, S.; HUERGA, L.; MATEO, J.; TEJIDO, M.L.; BODAS, R.; MORÁN, L.; PRIETO, N.; ROTOLO, L. and GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. 2014. The effect of quercetin dietary supplementation on meat oxidation processes and texture of fattening lambs. Meat Science, 96, 806-811.

ANDRÉS, S.; MORÁN, L.; ALDAI, N.; TEJIDO, M.L.; PRIETO, N.; BODAS, R. and GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. 2014. Effects of linseed and quercetin added to the diet of fattening lambs on the fatty acid profile and lipid antioxidant status of meat samples. Meat Science, 97, 156-163.

BLANCO, C.; BODAS, R.; PRIETO, N.; ANDRÉS, S.; LÓPEZ, S. and GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. 2014. Concentrate plus ground barley straw pellets can replace conventional feeding systems for light fattening lambs. Small Ruminant Research, 116, 137-143.

BLANCO, C.; GIRÁLDEZ, F.J.; PRIETO, N.; MORÁN, L.; ANDRÉS, S.; BENAVIDES, J.; TEJIDO, M.L. and BODAS, R. 2014. Effects of dietary inclusion of sunflower soap stocks on nutrient digestibility, growth performance, and ruminal and blood metabolites of light fattening lambs. Journal of Animal Science, 92, 4086-4094.

BODE, A.; FERNÁNDEZ, C.; MOMPEÁN, C.; PARRA, S.; ROZADA, F.; VALENCIA-VILA, J. AND VIANA, I.G. 2014. Differential procesing of anthropogenic carbon and nitrogen in benthic food webs of A Coruña (NW Spain) traced by stable isotopes. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 106, 198-206.

CALLEJAS-CÁRDENAS, A.R.; CARO, I.; BLANCO, C.; VILLALOBOS-DELGADO, L.H.; PRIETO, N.; BODAS, R.; GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. and MATEO, J. 2014. Effect of vacuum ageing on quality changes of lamb steaks from early fattening lambs during aerobic display. Meat Science, 98, 646-651.

CASTRO-CARRERA, T.; TORAL, P.G.; FRUTOS, P.; McEWAN, N.R.; HERVÁS, G.; ABECIA, L.; PINLOCHE, E.; GIRDWOOD, S.E. and BELENGUER, A. 2014. Rumen bacterial community evaluated by 454 pyrosequencing and terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism analyses in dairy sheep fed marine algae. Journal of Dairy Science, 97, 1661-1669.

CHILLIARD, Y.; TORAL, P.G.; SHINGFIELD, K.J.; ROUEL, J.; LEROUX, C. and BERNARD, L., 2014. Effects of diet and physiological factors on milk fat synthesis, milk fat composition and lipolysis in the goat. A short review. Small Ruminant Research, 122, 31-37.

DÍAZ, A.; CARRO, M.D.; PALACIOS, C.; MATEOS, I.; SARO, C.; TEJIDO, M.L. and RANILLA, M.J. 2014. Nutritive value for ruminants of winter oats-legume intercrops in organic cultivation. Animal Production Science, 54, 1791-1795.

FARIDI, A.; MURAWSKA, D.; GOLIAN, A.; MOTTAGHITALAB, M.; GITOEE, A.; LÓPEZ, S. and FRANCE, J. 2014. Alternative growth functions for predicting body, carcass, and breast weight in ducks: Lomolino equation and extreme value function. Poultry Science, 93, 1031-1042.

FERRERAS, M.C.; GONZÁLEZ-LANZA, C.; PÉREZ, V.; FUERTES, M.; BENAVIDES, J.; MEZO, M.; GONZÁLEZ-WARLETA, M.; GIRÁLDEZ, J.; MARTÍNEZ-IBEAS, A.M.; DELGADO, L.; FERNÁNDEZ, M.; MANGA-GONZÁLEZ, M.Y. 2014. Calicophoron daubneyi (Paramphistomidae) in slaughtered cattle in Castilla y León (Spain). Veterinary Parasitology, 199, 268-271.

FRUTOS, P.; TORAL, P.G.; RAMOS-MORALES, E.; SHINGFIELD, K.J.; BELENGUER, A. and HERVÁS, G. 2014. Oral administration of cobalt-acetate to lactating ewes alters milk fatty acid composition consistent with an inhibition of stearoyl-CoA desaturase. Journal of Dairy Science, 97, 1036-1046.

HERNÁNDEZ, P.; SALEM, A.Z.M.; LÓPEZ, S.; SUNC, X.Z.; ROJO, R.; CAMACHO, L.M.; ELGHANDOUR, M.M.Y. and GONZÁLEZ-RONQUILLO, M. 2014. Influence of Salix babylonica and Leucaena leucocephala leaf extracts on ruminal fermentation characteristics, urinary purine derivative excretion and microbial protein synthesis of lambs. Livestock Science, 163, 80-84.

KAMOUN, M.; AMMAR, H.; THÉWIS, A.; BECKERS, Y.; FRANCE, J. and LÓPEZ, S. 2014. Comparison of three 15N methods to correct for microbial contamination when assessing in situ protein degradability of fresh forages. Journal of Animal Science, 92, 5053-5062.

MARTÍNEZ-PÉREZ, J.M.; ROBLES-PÉREZ, D.; BENAVIDES, J.; MORÁN, L.; ANDRÉS, S.; GIRÁLDEZ, F.J.; ROJO-VÁZQUEZ, F.A. and MARTÍNEZ-VALLADARES, M. 2014. Effect of dietary supplementation with flaxseed oil or vitamin E on sheep experimentally infected with Fasciola hepatica. Research in Veterinary Science, 97, 71-79.

MORÁN, L.; ANDRÉS, S.; MATEO, J.; BLANCO, C.; SOTO, S. and GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. 2014. Effect of dietary carnosic acid on meat quality from suckling lambs. Small Ruminant Research, 121, 314-319.

MORENO-GONZALO, J.; OSORO, K.; GARCÍA, U.; FRUTOS, P.; CELAYA, R.; FERREIRA, L.M.M.; ORTEGA-MORA, L.M. and FERRE, I. 2014. Anthelmintic effect of heather in goats experimentally infected with Trichostrongylus colubriformis. Parasitology Research, 113, 693-699.

RAMOS-MORALES, E.; ARCO-PÉREZ, A.; MARTÍN-GARCÍA, A.I.; YÁÑEZ-RUIZ, D.R.; FRUTOS, P. and HERVÁS, G. 2014. Use of stomach tubing as an alternative to rumen cannulation to study ruminal fermentation and microbiota in sheep and goats. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 198, 57-66.

REICHARDT, N.; DUNCAN, S.H.; YOUNG, P.; BELENGUER, A.; McWILLIAM LEITCH, C.; SCOTT, K.P.; FLINT, H.J. and LOUIS, P. 2014. Phylogenetic distribution of three pathways for propionate production within the human gut microbiota. The ISME Journal 02/2014, 1-13.

SARO, C.; RANILLA, M.J.; CIFUENTES, A.; ROSSELLÓ-MORA, R. and CARRO, M.D. 2014. Technical note: Comparison of automated ribosomal intergenic spacer analysis and denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis to assess bacterial diversity in the rumen of sheep. Journal of Animal Science, 92, 1083-1088.

SARO, C.; RANILLA, M.J.; TEJIDO, M.L. and CARRO, M.D. 2014. Influence of forage type in the diet of sheep on rumen microbiota and fermentation characteristics. Livestock Science, 160, 52-59.

TORAL P.G.; ROUEL, J.; BERNARD, L. and CHILLIARD, Y. 2014. Interaction between fish oil and plant oils or starchy concentrates in the diet: Effects on dairy performance and milk fatty acid composition in goats. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 198, 67-82.

VERDECIA, D.M, HERRERA, H., RAMÍREZ, J.L. LEONARD, I., BODAS, R., PRIETO, N., ANDRÉS, S., GIRÁLDEZ, F.J., GONZÁLEZ, J.S., ARCEO, Y., PAUMIER , M., ALVAREZ, Y. and LÓPEZ, S. 2014. Effect of the re-growth age in the content of secondary metabolites from Neonotonia wightii in the Valle del Cauto, Cuba. Cuban Journal of Agricultural Science, 48, 149-154.

VILLALOBOS-DELGADO, L.H.; CARO, I.; BLANCO, C.; MORÁN, L.; PRIETO, N.; BODAS, R.; GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. and MATEO, J. 2014. Quality characteristics of a dry-cured lamb leg as affected by tumbling after dry-salting and processing time. Meat Science, 97, 115-122.

2013

AMMAR, H.; BODAS, R.; GONZÁLEZ, J.S.; SALEM, A.Z.M.; GIRÁLDEZ, F.J.; ANDRÉS, S. and LÓPEZ, S. 2013. Effects of pre-incubation in sheep and goat saliva on in vitro rumen digestion of tanniferous browse foliage. Journal of Agricultural Science, 151, 898-906.

ANDRÉS, S.; TEJIDO, M.L.; BODAS, R.; MORÁN, L.; PRIETO, N.; BLANCO, C. and GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. 2013. Quecetin dietary supplementation of fattening lambs at 0.2% rate reduces discolouration and microbial growth in meat during refrigerated storage. Meat Science, 93, 207-212.

BELENGUER, A.; BENBATI, M.; HERVÁS, G.; TORAL, P.G.; YÁÑEZ-RUIZ, D.R. and FRUTOS, P. 2013. Impact of oxalic acid on rumen function and bacterial community in sheep. Animal, 7, 940-947.

BENAVIDES, J.; M. MARTÍNEZ-VALLADARES, M.; TEJIDO, M.L.; GIRÁLDEZ, F.J.; BODAS, R.; PRIETO, N.; PÉREZ, V. and ANDRÉS, S. 2013. Quercetin and flaxseed included in the diet of fattening lambs: Effects on immune response, stress during road transport and ruminal acidosis. Livestock Science, 158, 84-90.

BICHI, E.; FRUTOS, P.; TORAL, P.; KEISLER, D.; HERVÁS, G. and LOOR, J.J. 2013. Dietary marine algae and its influence on tissue gene network expression during milk fat depression in dairy ewes. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 186, 36-44.

BICHI, E.; HERVÁS, G.; TORAL, P.G.; LOOR, J.J. and FRUTOS, P. 2013. Milk fat depression induced by dietary marine algae in dairy ewes: Persistency of milk fatty acid composition and animal performance responses. Journal of Dairy Science, 96, 524-532.

DIAS, R.S.; LÓPEZ, S.; MONTANHOLI, Y.R.; SMITH, B.; HAAS, L.S.; MILLER, S.P. and FRANCE, J. 2013. A meta-analysis of the effects of dietary copper, molybdenum, and sulfur on plasma and liver copper, weight gain, and feed conversion in growing-finishing cattle. Journal of Animal Science, 91, 5714-5723.

DIAS, R.S.; LÓPEZ, S.; PATINO, R.M.; SILVA, T.S.; SILVA FILHO, J.C.; VITTI, D.M.S.S.; PECANHAN, M.R.S.R.; KEBREAB, E. and FRANCE, J. 2103. Calcium and phosphorus utilization in growing sheep supplemented with dicalcium phosphate. Journal of Agricultural Science, 151, 424-433.

DOCE, R.R.; BELENGUER, A.; TORAL, P.G.; HERVÁS, G. and FRUTOS, P. 2013. Effect of the administration of young leaves of Quercus pyrenaica on rumen fermentation in relation to oak tannin toxicosis in cattle. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition, 97, 48-57.

FRANCE, J.; LÓPEZ, S.; KREBEAB, E. and DIJKSTRA, J. 2013. Interpreting experimental data on egg production - Applications of dynamic differential equations. Poultry Science, 92, 2498-2508.

MARTÍNEZ-FERNÁNDEZ, G.; ABECIA, L.; MARTÍN-GARCÍA, A.I.; RAMOS-MORALES, E.; HERVÁS, G.; MOLINA-ALCAIDE, E. and YÁÑEZ-RUIZ, D.R. 2013. In vitro–in vivo study on the effects of plant compounds on rumen fermentation, microbial abundances and methane emissions in goats. Animal, 7, 1925-1934.

MATEOS, I.; RANILLA, M.J.; TEJIDO, M.L.; SARO, C.; KAMEL, C. and CARRO, M.D. 2013. The influence of diet type (dairy versus intensive fattening) on the effectiveness of garlic oil and cinnamaldehyde to manipulate in vitro ruminal fermentation and methane production. Animal Production Science, 53, 299-307.

MORÁN, L.; GIRÁLDEZ, F.J.; BODAS, R.; BENAVIDES, J.; PRIETO, N. and ANDRÉS, S. 2013. Metabolic acidosis corrected by including antioxidants in diets of fattening lambs. Small Ruminant Research, 109, 133-135.

MORÁN, L.; GIRÁLDEZ, F.J.; PANSERI, S.; ALDAI, N.; JORDAN, M.J.; CHIESA, L.M. and ANDRÉS, S. 2013. Effect of dietary carnosic acid on the fatty acid profile and flavour stability of meat from fattening lambs. Food Chemistry, 138, 2407-2414.

MORENO-GONZALO, J.; MANOLARAKI, F.; FRUTOS, P.; HERVÁS, G.; CELAYA, R.; OSORO, K.; ORTEGA-MORA, L.M.; HOSTE, H. and FERRE, I. 2013. In vitro effect of heather (Ericaceae) extracts on different development stages of Teladorsagia circumcincta and Haemonchus contortus. Veterinary Parasitology, 197, 235-243.

MORENO-GONZALO, J.; MANOLARAKI, F.; FRUTOS, P.; HERVÁS, G.; CELAYA, R.; OSORO, K.; ORTEGA-MORA, L.M.; HOSTE, H. and FERRE, I. 2013. In vitro effect of heather extracts on Trichostrongylus colubriformis eggs, larvae and adults. Veterinary Parasitology, 197, 586-594.

MORENO-GONZALO, J.; OSORO, K.; GARCÍA, U.; FRUTOS, P.; CELAYA, R.; FERREIRA, L.M.M.; ORTEGA-MORA, L.M. and FERRE, I. 2013. Effect of the consumption of heather on incoming larvae and established population of Teladorsagia circumcincta in experimentally infected Cashmere goats. Veterinary Parasitology, 196, 124-129.

NAVARRO-VILLA, A.; O'BRIEN, M.; LÓPEZ, S.; BOLAND, T.M. and O'KIELY, P. 2013. In vitro rumen methane output of grasses and grass silages differing in fermentation characteristics using the gas-production technique (GPT). Grass and Forage Science, 68, 228-244.

OPSI, F.; FORTINA, R.; BORREANI, G.; TABACCO, E. and LÓPEZ, S. 2013. Influence of cultivar, sowing date and maturity at harvest on yield, digestibility, rumen fermentation kinetics and estimated feeding value of maize silage. Journal of Agricultural Science, 151, 740-753.

PRIETO, N.; BODAS, R.; LÓPEZ-CAMPOS, O.; ANDRÉS, S.; LÓPEZ, S. and GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. 2013. Effect of sunflower oil supplementation and milking frequency reduction on sheep milk production and composition. Journal of Animal Science, 91, 446-454.

PRIETO, N.; DUGAN, M.E.R.; LÓPEZ-CAMPOS, O.; AALHUS, J.L. and UTTARO, B. 2013. At line prediction of PUFA and biohydrogenation intermediates in perirenal and subcutaneous fat from cattle fed sunflower or flaxseed by near infrared spectroscopy. Meat Science, 94, 27-33.

SALEM, A.Z.M.; LÓPEZ, S.; RANILLA, M.J. and GONZÁLEZ, J.S. 2013. Short- to medium-term effects of consumption of quebracho tannins on saliva production and composition in sheep and goats. Journal of Animal Science, 91, 1341-1349.

TORAL, P.G.; BERNARD, L.; CHILLIARD, Y. and GLASSER, F. 2013. Diet-induced variations in milk fatty acid composition have minor effects on the estimated melting point of milk fat in cows, goats and ewes: Insights from a meta-analysis. Journal of Dairy Science, 96, 1232-1236.

TORAL, P.G.; BERNARD, L.; DELAVAUD, C.; GRUFFAT, D.; LEROUX, C. and CHILLIARD, Y. 2013. Effects of fish oil and additional starch on tissue fatty acid profile and lipogenic gene mRNA abundance in lactating goats fed a diet containing sunflower-seed oil. Animal, 7, 948-956.

TORAL, P.G.; HERVÁS, G.; BELENGUER, A.; BICHI, E. and FRUTOS, P. 2013. Effect of the inclusion of quebracho tannins in a diet rich in linoleic acid on milk fatty acid composition in dairy ewes. Journal of Dairy Science, 96, 431-439.

2012

ABECIA, L.; TORAL, P.G.; MARTÍN-GARCÍA, A.I.; MARTÍNEZ, G.; TOMKINS, N.W.; MOLINA-ALCAIDE, E.; NEWBOLD, C.J. and YÁÑEZ-RUIZ, D.R. 2012. Effect of bromochloromethane on methane emission, rumen fermentation pattern, milk yield and fatty acid profile in lactating dairy goats. Journal of Dairy Science, 95, 2027-2036.

ALDAI, N.; HERVÁS, G.; BELENGUER, A.; FRUTOS, P.; MANTECÓN, A.R. and KRAMER, J.K.G. 2012. Evaluating the in vitro metabolism of docosahexaenoic acid in sheep rumen fluid. Lipids, 47, 821-825.

BELENGUER, A.; ABECIA, L.; BELANCHE, A.; MILNE, E. and BALCELL, J. 2012. Effect of carbohydrate source on microbial nitrogen recycling in growing rabbits. Livestock Science 150, 94-101.

BICHI, E.; TORAL, P.G.; HERVÁS, G.; FRUTOS, P. GÓMEZ-CORTÉS, P.; JUÁREZ, M. and DE LA FUENTE, M.A. 2012. Inhibition of ∆9-desaturase activity with sterculic acid: Effect on the endogenous synthesis of cis-9 18:1 and cis-9 trans-11 18:2 in dairy sheep. Journal of Dairy Science 95, 5242-5252.

BLANCO, C.; BODAS, R.; PRIETO, N.; MORÁN, L.; ANDRÉS, S.; LÓPEZ, S. and GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. 2012. Vegetable oil soapstocks reduce methane production and modify ruminal fermentation. Animal Feed Science and Technology 176, 40-46.

BODAS, R.; PRIETO, N.; GARCÍA-GONZÁLEZ, R.; ANDRÉS, S.; GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. and LÓPEZ, S. 2012. Manipulation of rumen fermentation and methane production with plant secondary metabolites. Animal Feed Science and Technology 176, 78-93.

BODAS, R.; PRIETO, N.; JORDAN, M.J.; LÓPEZ-CAMPOS, O.; GIRÁLDEZ, F.J., MORÁN, L. and ANDRÉS, S. 2012. The liver antioxidant status of fattening lambs is improved by naringin dietary supplementation at 0.15% rates but not meat quality. Animal 6, 863-870.

BOUFENNARA, S., LÓPEZ, S., BOUSSEBOUA, H., BODAS, R. and BOUAZZA, L. 2012. Chemical composition and digestibility of some browse plant species collected from Algerian arid rangelands. Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research 10, 88-98. 

BOUAZZA, L., BODAS, R., BOUFENNARA, S., BOUSSEBOUA, H. and LÓPEZ, S. 2012. Nutritive evaluation of foliage from fodder trees and shrubs characteristic of Algerian arid and semi-arid areas. Journal of Animal and Feed Sciences 21, 521-536.

CARRASCO, C.; MEDEL, P.; FUENTETAJA, A. and CARRO, M.D. 2012. Effect of malate form (acid or disodium/calcium salt) supplementation on performance, ruminal parameters and blood metabolites of feedlot cattle. Animal Feed Science and Technology 176, 140-149.

CARRO, M.D.; CANTALAPIEDRA-HIJAR, G.; RANILLA, M.J. and MOLINA-ALCAIDE, E. 2012. Urinary excretion of purine derivatives, microbial protein synthesis, nitrogen use, and ruminal fermentation in sheep and goats fed diets of different quality. Journal of Animal Science 90, 3963-3972.

DIJKSTRA, J., ELLIS, J.L., KEBREAB, E., STRATHE, A.B., LÓPEZ, S., FRANCE, J. and BANNINK, A. 2012. Ruminal pH regulation and nutritional consequences of low pH. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 172, 22-33.

DUMAS, A., LÓPEZ, S., KEBREAB, E., GENDRON, M., THORNLEY, J.H.M. and FRANCE, J. 2012. Selection of growth functions for describing length-at-age relationships in fish species displaying different life history traits: unexpected alternatives to the von Bertalanffy equation and advantages of a pluralistic statistical approach. CAB Reviews 7, 038: 1-13.

FRUTOS, P., HOSTE, H., SOTIRAKI, S., HALL, M. and JACKSON, F. 2012. Specificities of parasitism in goats and sheep: Interactions with nutrition and control strategies. Small Ruminant Research 103, 1-2.

GARCÍA-GONZÁLEZ, R.; GIRÁLDEZ, F.J.; MANTECÓN, A.R.; GONZÁLEZ, J.S. and LÓPEZ, S. 2012. Effects of rhubarb (Rheum spp.) and frangula (Frangula alnus) on intake, digestibility and ruminal fermentation of different diets and feedstuffs by sheep. Animal Feed Science and Technology 176, 131-139.

GONZÁLEZ-BARRIO, R.; TRUCHADO, P.; GARCÍA-VILLALBA, R.; HERVÁS, G.; FRUTOS, P.; ESPÍN, J.C. and TOMÁS-BARBERÁN, F.A. 2012. Metabolism of oak leaf ellagitannins and urolithin production in beef cattle. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 60, 3068-3077.

MASOUM, S.; ALISHAHI, A.R.; FARAHMAND, H.; SHEKARCHI, M. and PRIETO, N. 2012. Determination of protein and moisture in fishmeal by near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy and multivariate regression based on partial least squares. Iranian Journal of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering-International English Edition, 31, 51-59

MORÁN, L.; ANDRÉS, S.; BODAS, R.; BENAVIDES, J.; PRIETO, N.; PÉREZ, V. and GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. 2012. Antioxidant included in the diet of fattening lambs: Effects on immune response, stress, welfare and distal gut microbiota. Animal Feed Science and Technology 173, 177-185.

MORÁN, L.; ANDRÉS, S.; BODAS, R.; PRIETO, N.  and GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. 2012. Meat texture and antioxidant status are improved when carnosic acid is included in the diet of fattening lambs. Meat Science, 91, 430-434.

MORÁN, L., RODRÍGUEZ-CALLEJA, J.M., BODAS, R., PRIETO, N., GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. and ANDRÉS, S. 2012. Carnosic acid dietary supplementation at 0.12% rates slows down meat discoloration in gluteus medius of fattening lambs. Meat Science 90, 789-795.

MORENO-GONZALO, J., FERRE, I., CELAYA, R., FRUTOS, P., FERREIRA, L.M.M., HERVÁS, G., GARCÍA, U., ORTEGA-MORA, L.M. and OSORO, K. 2012. Potential use of heather to control gastrointestinal nematodos in goats. Small Ruminant Research 103, 60-68.

MORGAVI, D.P.; MARTIN, C.; JOUANY, J.P. and RANILLA, M.J. 2012. Rumen protozoa and methanogenesis: not a simple cause-effect relationship. British Journal of  Nutrition 107, 388-397.

OPSI, F., FORTINA, R. TASSONE, S. BODAS, R. and LÓPEZ, S. 2012. Effects of inactivated and live cells of Saccharomyces cerevisiae on in vitro ruminal fermentation of diets with different forage: concentrate ratio. Journal of Agricultural Science 150, 271-283.

PRIETO, N.; DUGAN, M.E.R.; LÓPEZ-CAMPOS, O.; McALLISTER, T.A.; AALHUS, J.L. and UTTARO, B. 2012. Near infrared reflectance spectroscopy predicts the content of polyunsaturated fatty acids and biohydrogenation products in the subcutaneous fat of beef cows fed flaxseed. Meat Science 90, 43-51.

PULIDO, E.; GIRÁLDEZ, F.J.; BODAS, R.; ANDRÉS, S. and PRIETO, N. 2012. Effect of reduction of milking frequency and supplementation of vitamin E and selenium above requirements on milk yield and composition in Assaf ewes. Journal of Dairy Science 95, 3527-3535.

SALEM, A.F.Z.M., GOHAR, Y.M., LÓPEZ, S., GONZALEZ-RONQUILLO, M. and CERRILLO, M.A. 2012. Sensitivity of ruminal bacterial isolates of sheep, cattle and buffalo to 13 therapeutic antibiotics. African Journal of Microbiology Research 6, 4727-4733.

SALEM, A.Z.M.; LÓPEZ, S. and ROBINSON, P.H. 2012. Preface. Plant bioactive compounds in ruminant agriculture – Impacts and opportunities. Animal Feed Science and Technology 176, 1-4.

SALEM, A.Z.M.; SZUMACHER-STRABEL, M.; LÓPEZ, S.; KHALIL, M.S.; MENDOZA, G.D. and AMMAR, H. 2012. In situ degradability of soyabean meal treated with Acacia saligna and Atriplex halimus extracts in sheep. Journal of Animal and Feed Sciences 21, 447-457.

SARO, C.; RANILLA, M.J. and CARRO, M.D. 2012. Postprandial changes of fiber-degrading microbes in the rumen of sheep fed diets varying in type of forage as monitored by real-time PCR and automated ribosomal intergenic spacer analysis. Journal of Animal Science, 90, 4487-4494.

TORAL, P.G.; BELENGUER, A.; SHINGFIELD, K.J.; HERVÁS, G.; TOIVONEN, V. and FRUTOS, P. 2012. Fatty acid composition and bacterial community changes in the rumen fluid of lactating sheep fed sunflower oil plus incremental levels of marine algae. Journal of Dairy Science 95, 794-806.

TORAL, P.G.; CHILLIARD, Y. and BERNARD, L. 2012. In vivo deposition of [1-13C]vaccenic acid and the product of its delta-9-desaturation, [1-13C]rumenic acid, in the body tissues of lactating goats fed oils. Journal of Dairy Science, 95, 6755-6759.

VIEIRA, C.; FERNÁNDEZ-DIEZ, A.; MATEO, J.; BODAS, R.; SOTO, S. and MANSO, T. 2012. Effects of addition of different vegetable oils to lactating dairy ewes' diet on meat quality characteristics of suckling lambs reared on the ewes' milk. Meat Science 91, 277-283.

 2011

ABECIA L., LOBLEY G.E., BELENGUER A., FONDEVILA M., McEWAN N.R. BALCELLS J. 2011. Effect of litter size and bacitracin administration on tissue protein synthesis of lactating rabbit does. Animal 5, 100-106.

 AMMAR, H.; LÓPEZ, S.; SALEM, A.Z.M.; BODAS, R. and GONZÁLEZ, J.S. 2011. Effect of saliva from sheep that have ingested quebracho tannins on the in vitro rumen fermentation activity to digest tannin-containing shrubs. Animal Feed Science and Technology 163, 77-83.

BELENGUER, A.; FONDEVILA, M.; BALCELLS, J.; ABECIA, L.; LACHICA, M. and CARRO, M.D. 2011. Methanogenesis in rabbit caecum as affected by the fermentation pattern: in vitro and in vivo measurements. World Rabbit Science 19, 75-83. 

BELENGUER, A.; HERVÁS, G.; TORAL, P.G., FONDEVILA, M. and FRUTOS, P. 2011. Is polyethylenglycol innocuous to the rumen bacterial community? A preliminary in vitro study. Animal Production Science 51, 990-995.

BELENGUER, A.; HOLTROP, G.; DUNCAN, S.H.; ANDERSON, S.E.; CALDER, A.G.; FLINT, H.J. and LOBLEY, G.E. 2011. Rates of production and utilization of lactate by microbial communities from the human colon. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 77, 107-119.

BOCHI-BRUM, O.; GARCÍA, R.; BODAS, R.; CALLEJA, A.; ANDRÉS, S. and LÓPEZ, S. 2011. Nutritive value of herbage from mountain hay meadow managed under traditional and intensive harvest systems as affected by nitrogen fertilisation and time of cutting. Animal Production Science 51, 549-556.

BODAS, R.; PRIETO, N.; LÓPEZ-CAMPOS, O.; GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. and ANDRÉS, S. 2011. Naringin and vitamin E influence the oxidative stability and lipid profile of plasma in lambs fed fish oil. Research in Veterinary Science 91, 98-102.

DIAS R. S.; LÓPEZ S.; MONTANHOLI Y. R.; HAAS, L. S.; MILLER, S. P.; FRANCE, J. 2011. Meta-analysis of the effects of dietary copper, zinc and iron on serum and liver copper and growth performance in growing-finishing cattle. Canadian Journal of Animal Science 91, 505-506.

DIAS, R.S.; LÓPEZ, S.; PATIÑO, R.M.P.; SILVA, T.S.; SILVA FILHO, J.C.; VITTI, D.M.S.S.; PEÇANHA, M.R.S.R.; KEBREAB, E. and FRANCE, J. 2011. An extended model of phosphorus metabolism in growing ruminants. Journal of Animal Science 89, 4151-4162.

DIAS, R.S.; PATINO, H.O.; LÓPEZ, S.; PRATES, E.; SWANSON, K.C. and FRANCE, J. 2011. Relationships between chewing behavior, digestibility, and digesta passage kinetics in steers fed oat hay at restricted and ad libitum intakes. Journal of Animal Science 89, 1873-1880.

GÓMEZ-CORTÉS, P.; BODAS, R.; MANTECÓN, A.R.; DE LA FUENTE, M.A. and MANSO, T. 2011. Milk composition and fatty acid profile of residual and available milk from ewes fed diets supplemented with different oils. Small Ruminant Research, 97, 72-75.

GÓMEZ-CORTÉS, P.; DE LA FUENTE, M.A.; TORAL, P.G.; FRUTOS, P.; JUÁREZ, M. and HERVÁS, G. 2011. Effects of different forage:concentrate ratios in dairy ewes diets supplemented with sunflower oil on animal performance and milk fatty acid profile. Journal of Dairy Science 94, 4578-4588.

GÓMEZ-CORTÉS, P.; TORAL, P.G.; FRUTOS, P.; JUÁREZ, M.; DE LA FUENTE, M.A. and HERVÁS, G. 2011. Effect of the supplementation of dairy sheep diet with incremental amounts of sunflower oil on animal performance and milk fatty acid profile. Food Chemistry 125, 644-651.

KEBREAB, E.; STRATHE, A.B.; YITBAREK, A.; NYACHOTI, C.M.; DIJKSTRA, J.; LÓPEZ, S. and FRANCE, J. 2011. Modeling the efficiency of phosphorus utilization in growing pigs. Journal of Animal Science 89, 2774-2781.

MANSO, T.; BODAS, R.; VIEIRA, C.; MANTECÓN, A.R. and CASTRO, T. 2011. Feeding vegetable oils to lactating ewes modifies the fatty acid profile of suckling lambs. Animal 5, 1659-1667.

NAVARRO-VILA, A.; O'BRIEN, M.; LÓPEZ, S.; BOLAND, T.M. and O'KIELY, P. 2011. In vitro rumen methane output of red clover and perennial ryegrass assayed using the gas production technique (GPT). Animal Feed Science and Technology 168, 152-164.

NAVARRO-VILA, A.; O'BRIEN, M.; LÓPEZ, S.; BOLAND, T.M. and O'KIELY, P. 2011. Modifications of a gas production technique for assessing in vitro rumen methane production from feedstuffs. Animal Feed Science and Technology 166-167, 163-174.

LÓPEZ-CAMPOS, O; BODAS, R.; PRIETO, N.; FRUTOS, P.; ANDRÉS, S. and GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. 2011. Vinasse added to the concentrate for fattening lambs: intake, animal performance and carcass and meat characteristics. Journal of Animal Science 89, 1153-1162.

PÉREZ, V.; DOCE, R.R.; GARCÍA-PARIENTE, C.; HERVÁS, G.; FERRERAS, M.C.; MANTECÓN, A.R. and FRUTOS, P. 2011. Oak leaf (Quercus pyrenaica) poisoning in cattle. Research in Veterinary Science 91, 269-277

PRIETO, N.; ROSS, D.W.; NAVAJAS, E.A.; RICHARDSON, R.I.; HYSLOP, J.J.; SIMM, G. and ROEHE, R. 2011. On-line prediction of fatty cid profiles in crossbred Limousin and Aberdeen Angus beef cattle using near infrared reflectance spectroscopy. Animal 5, 155-165.

RODRÍGUEZ, A.B.; BODAS, R.; LANDA, R.; LÓPEZ-CAMPOS, O.; MANTECÓN, A.R. and GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. 2011. Animal performance, carcass traits and meat characteristics of Assaf and Merino x Assaf growing lambs. Livestock Science 138, 13-19.

SALEM, A.Z.M.; AMMAR, H.; LÓPEZ, S.; GOHAR, Y.M. and GONZÁLEZ, J.S. 2011. Sensitivity of ruminal bacteria isolates of sheep, cattle and buffalo to some heavy metals. Animal Feed Science and Technology 163, 143-149.

SALEM A.Z.M.; OHVARES M.; LÓPEZ S.; GONZALEZ-RONQUILLO, M.; ROJO, R.; CAMACHO, L. M.; CERRILLO, S. M. A.; MEJIA, H. P. 2011. Effect of natural extracts of Salix babylonica and Leucaena leucocephala on nutrient digestibility and growth performance of lambs. Animal Feed Science and Technology 170, 27-34.

STRATHE, A.B.; DIJKSTRA, J.; FRANCE, J.; LÓPEZ, S.; YAN, T. and KEBREAB, E. 2011.  Bayesian approach to analyze energy balance data from lactating dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science 94, 2520-2531.

TORAL, P.; HERVÁS, G.; BICHI, E.; BELENGUER, A. and FRUTOS, P. 2011. Tannins as feed additives to modulate ruminal biohydrogenation: Effects on animal performance, milk fatty acid composition and ruminal fermentation in dairy ewes fed a diet containing sunflower oil. Animal Feed Science and Technology 164, 199-206.

TURNER, S.P.; NAVAJAS, E.A.; HYSLOP, J.J.; ROSS, D.W.; RICHARSON, R.I.; PRIETO, N.; BELL, M.; JACK, M.C. and ROEHE, R. 2011. Associations between response to handling and growth and meat quality in frequently handled Bos taurus beef cattle. Journal of Animal Science 89, 4239-4248.

2010

ALISHAHI, A.; FARAHMAND, H.; PRIETO N. and COZZOLINO, D. 2010. Identification of transgenic foods using NIR spectroscopy: a review. Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy 75, 1-7.

BELENGUER, A.; HERVÁS, G.; YÁÑEZ-RUIZ, D.R.; TORAL, P.G.; EZQUERRO, C. and FRUTOS, P. 2010. Preliminary study of the changes in rumen bacterial populations from cattle intoxicated with young oak (Quercus pyrenaica) leaves. Animal Production Science 50, 228-234.

BELENGUER, A.; TORAL, P.G.; FRUTOS, P. and HERVÁS, G.2010. Changes in the rumen bacterial community in response to sunflower oil and fish oil supplements in the diet of dairy sheep. Journal of Dairy Science 93, 3275-3286.

BODAS, R.; LÓPEZ, S.; RODRÍGUEZ, A.B.; ANDRÉS, S.; MANTECÓN, A.R. and GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. 2010. Feed intake, digestibility, and carcass characteristics of lambs fed a diet supplemented with soluble fibre. Animal Production Science 50, 45-51.

BODAS, R.; MANSO, T.; MANTECÓN, A.R. JUÁREZ, M.; DE LA FUENTE, M.A.; GÓMEZ-CORTÉS, P. 2010. Comparison of the fatty acid profiles in cheeses from ewes fed diets supplemented with different plant oils. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 58, 10493-10502.

CARRO, M.D.; FALKENSTEIN, E.; RADKE, W.J. and KLANDORF, H. 2010. Effects of allopurinol on uric acid concentrations, xanthine oxidoreductase activity and oxidative stress in broiler chickens. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology C - Toxicology and Pharmacology 151, 12-17.

CELAYA, R.; FERREIRA, L.M.M.; MORENO-GONZALO, J.; FRUTOS, P.; HERVÁS, G.; FERRE, I.; GARCÍA, U.; ORTEGA-MORA, L.M. and OSORO, K. 2010. Effects of heather and oat supplementation on gastrointestinal nematode infections and performance of grazing Cashmere goats. Small Ruminant Research 91, 186-192.

DHANOA, M.S.; SANDERSON, R.; LÓPEZ, S. and FRANCE, J. 2010. Reply - Simplified estimation of forage degradability in the rumen assuming zero-order kinetics and assumptions underlying the in situ polyester-bag technique. Journal of Agricultural Science 148, 119-122.

DIAS, R.S.; LÓPEZ, S.; MOREIRA, J.A.; SCHULIN-ZEUTHEN, M.; VITTI, D.M.S.S.; KEBREAB,  E. and FRANCE, J. 2010. Application of a kinetic model to describe phosphorus metabolism in pigs fed a diet with a microbial phytase. Journal of Agricultural Science 148, 277-286. 

DIJKSTRA, J.; LÓPEZ, S.; BANNINK, A.; DHANOA, M.S.; KEBREAB, E.; ODONGO, N.E.; NASRI, M.H.F.; BEHERA, U.K.; HERNÁNDEZ,-FERRER, D. and FRANCE, J. 2010. Evaluation of a mechanistic lactation model using cow, goat and sheep data. Journal of Agricultural Science 148, 249-262.

GARCÍA-GONZÁLEZ, R.; GONZÁLEZ, J.S. and LÓPEZ, S. 2010. Decrease of ruminal methane production in Rusitec fermenters through the addition of plant material from rhubarb (Rheum spp.) and alder buckthorn (Frangula alnus). Journal of Dairy Science 93, 3755-3763.

KUHI, H.D.; PORTER, T.; LÓPEZ, S.; KEBREAB, E.; STRATHE, A.B. DUMAS, A.; DIJKSTRA, J. and FRANCE, J. 2010. A review of mathematical functions for the analysis of growth in poultry. Worlds Poultry Science Journal 66, 227-239. 

LAMBE, N.R.; ROSS, D.W.; NAVAJAS, E.A.; HYSLOP, J.J.; PRIETO, N.; CRAIGIE, C.; BÜNGER, L.; SIMM, G. and ROEHE, R. 2010. The prediction of carcass composition and tissue distribution in beef cattleusing ultrasound scanning at the start and/or end of the finishing period. Livestock Science 131, 193-202.

LÓPEZ, S.; MAKKAR, H.P.S. and SOLIVA, C.R. 2010. Screening plants and plant products for methane inhibitors. In vitro screening of plant resources for extra-nutritional attributes in ruminants: Nuclear and related methodologies (P.E. Vercoe, H.P.S. Makkar and A.C. Schilink, Eds.), pages 191-231.

LÓPEZ-CAMPOS, O.; BODAS, R.; PRIETO, N.; GIRÁLDEZ, F.J.; PÉREZ, V. and ANDRÉS, S. 2010. Naringin dietary supplementation at 0.15% rates does not provide protection against sub-clinical acidosis and does not affect the responses of fattening lambs to road transportation. Animal 4, 958-964.

MARTÍNEZ, M.E.; RANILLA, M.J.; TEJIDO, M.L.; RAMOS, S. and CARRO, M.D. 2010. Comparison of fermentation of diets of variable composition and microbial populations in the rumen of sheep and Rusitec fermenters. I. Digestibility, fermentation parameters, and microbial growth. Journal of Dairy Science 93, 3684-3698

MARTÍNEZ, M.E.; RANILLA, M.J.; TEJIDO, M.L.; SARO, C. and CARRO, M.D. 2010. Comparison of fermentation of diets of variable composition and microbial populations in the rumen of sheep and Rusitec fermenters. II. Protozoa population and diversity of bacterial communities. Journal of Dairy Science 93, 3699-3712.

MARTÍNEZ, M.E.; RANILLA, M.J.; TEJIDO, M.L.; SARO, C. and CARRO M.D. 2010. The effect of the diet fed to donor sheep on in vitro methane production and ruminal fermentation of diets of variable composition. Animal Feed Science and Tehnology 158, 126-135.

MOLINA-ALCAIDE, E.; MARTÍN-GARCÍA, I.A.; MOUMEN, A. and CARRO, M.D. 2010. Ruminal fermentation, microbial growth and amino acid flow in single-flow continuous culture fermenters fed a diet containing olive leaves. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition 94, 227-236.

NAVAJAS, E.A.; RICHARDSON, R.I.; FISHER,A.V.; HYSLOP, J.J.; ROSS, D.W.; PRIETO, N.; SIMM, G. and ROEHE, R. 2010. Predicting beef carcass composition using tissue weights of a primal cut assessed by computed tomography. Animal 4, 1810-1817.

PORTER, T.; KEBREAB, E.; KUHI, H.D.; LÓPEZ, S.; STRATHE, A.B. and FRANCE, J. 2010. Flexible alternatives to the Gompertz equation for describing growth with age in turkey hens. Poultry Science 89, 371-378.

PRIETO, N.; NAVAJAS, E.A.; RICHARDSON, R.I.; ROSS, D.W.; HYSLOP, J.J.; SIMM G. and ROEHE, R. 2010. Predicting beef cuts composition, fatty acids and meat quality characteristics by spiral computed tomography. Meat Science 86, 770-779.

SALEM, A.Z.M.; ROBINSON, P.H.; LÓPEZ, S.; GOHAR, Y.M.; ROJO, R. and TINOCO, J.L. 2010. Sensitivity of sheep intestinal lactic acid bacteria to secondary compounds extracted from Acacia saligna leaves. Animal Feed Science and Tehnology 161, 85-93.

TORAL, P.G.; FRUTOS, P.; HERVÁS, G.; GÓMEZ-CORTÉS, P.; JUÁREZ, M. and DE LA FUENTE, M.A. 2010. Changes in milk fatty acid profile and animal performance in response to fish oil supplementation, alone or in combination with sunflower oil, in dairy ewes. Journal of Dairy Science 93, 1604-1615.

TORAL, P.G.; HERVÁS, G.; GÓMEZ-CORTÉS, P.; FRUTOS, P.; JUÁREZ, M. and DE LA FUENTE, M.A. 2010. Milk fatty acid profile and dairy sheep performance in response to diet supplementation with sunflower oil plus incremental levels of marine algae. Journal of Dairy Science 93, 1655-1667.

TORAL, P.G.; SHINGFIELD, K.J.; HERVÁS, G.; TOIVONEN, V. and FRUTOS, P. 2010. Effect of fish oil and sunflower oil on rumen fermentation characteristics and fatty acid composition of digesta in ewes fed a high concentrate diet. Journal of Dairy Science 93, 4804-4817.

2009

AMMAR, H., LÓPEZ, S., KAMMOUN, M., BODAS, R., GIRÁLDEZ, F.J., GONZÁLEZ, J.S. 2009. Feeding quebracho tannins to sheep enhances rumen fermentative activity to degrade browse shrubs. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 149, 1-15.

BODAS, R.; FRUTOS, P.; GIRÁLDEZ, F.J.; HERVÁS, G. and LÓPEZ, S. 2009. Effect of sodium bicarbonate supplementation on feed intake, digestibility, digesta kinetics, nitrogen balance and ruminal fermentation in young fattening lambs. Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research 7, 330-341.

CARRO, M.D.; FALKENSTEIN, E.; BLEMINGS, K.P. and KLANDORF, H. 2009. Determination of xanthine oxidoreductase activity in broilers: Effect of pH and temperature of the assay and distribution in tissues. Poultry Science 88, 2406-2414.

CARRO, M.D.; RANILLA, M.J.; MARTÍN-GARCÍA, A.I. and MOLINA-ALCAIDE, E. 2009. Comparison of microbial fermentation of high- and low-forage diets in Rusitec, single-flow continuous-culture fermenters and sheep rumen. Animal 3, 527-534.

DHANOA, M.S.; LÓPEZ, S.; SANDERSON, R. and FRANCE, J. 2009. Simplified estimation of forage degradability in the rumen assuming zero-order degradation kinetics. Journal of Agricultural Science 147, 225-240.

DIAS, R.S.; LÓPEZ, S.; SILVA, T.; PARDO, R.M.P.; SILVA, J.C.; VITTI, D.M.S.S.; KEBREAB, E. and FRANCE, J. 2009. Rumen phosphorus metabolism in sheep. Journal of Agricultural Science 147, 391-398.

DOCE, R.R.; HERVÁS, G.; BELENGUER, A.; TORAL, P.G.; GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. and FRUTOS, P. 2009. Effect of the administration of young oak (Quercus pyrenaica) leaves to cattle on ruminal fermentation. Animal Feed Science and Technology 150, 75-85.

FERNÁNDEZ, B., BODAS, R., LÓPEZ-CAMPOS, O., ANDRÉS, S., MANTECÓN, A.R., GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. 2009. Vinasse added to sugar beet pulp: preference rate, voluntary feed intake and digestive utilization in sheep. Journal of Animal Science 87, 2055-2063.

GÓMEZ-CORTÉS, P.; FRUTOS, P.; MANTECÓN, A.R.; JUÁREZ, M.; DE LA FUENTE, M.A. and HERVÁS, G. 2009. Effect of the supplementation of grazing dairy ewes with a cereal concentrate on animal performance and milk fatty acid profile. Journal of Dairy Science 92, 3964-3972.

KUHI, H.D.; KEBREAB, E.; LÓPEZ, S. and FRANCE, J. 2009. Application of the law of diminishing returns to estimate maintenance requirement for amino acids and their efficiency of utilization for accretion in young chicks. Journal of Agricultural Science 147, 383-390.

MANSO, R.; BOSAS, R.; CASTRO, T.; JIMENO, V. and MANTECÓN, A.R. 2009. Animal performance and fatty acid composition of lambs fed with different vegetable oils. Meat Science 83, 511-516.

MARTÍNEZ, M.E.; RANILLA, M.J.; RAMOS, S.; TEJIDO, M.L. and CARRO, M.D. 2009. Effects of dilution rate and retention time of concentrate on efficiency of microbial growth, methane production, and ruminal fermentation in Rusitec fermenters. Journal of Dairy Science 92, 3930-3938.

MARTÍNEZ, M.E.; RANILLA, M.J.; RAMOS, S.; TEJIDO, M.L.; SARO, C. and CARRO, M.D. 2009. Evaluation of procedures for detaching particle-associated microbes from forage and concentrate incubated in Rusitec fermenters: Efficiency of recovery and representativeness of microbial isolates. Journal of Animal Science 87, 2064-2072.

MOLINA-ALCAIDE, E.; MOUMEN, A.; MARTÍN-GARCÍA, I.A. and CARRO, M.D. 2009. Comparison of bacterial pellets and microbial markers for the estimation of the microbial nitrogen and amino acids flows from single flow continuous culture fermenters fed diets containing two-stage olive cake. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition 93, 527-537.

OSORO, K.; CELAYA, R.; MORENO-GONZALO, J.; FERREIRA, L.M.M.; GARCÍA, U.; FRUTOS, P.; ORTEGA-MORA, L.M. and FERRE, I. 2009. Effects of stocking rate and heather supplementation on gastrointestinal nematode infections and host performance in naturally-infected Cashmere goats. Rangeland Ecology & Management 62, 127-135.

PRIETO, N.; ROSS, D.W.; NAVAJAS, E.A.; NUTE, G.R.; RICHARDSON, R.I.; HYSLOP, J.J.; SIMM, G. and ROEHE, R. 2009. On-line application of visible and near infrared reflectance spectroscopy to predict chemical-physical and sensory characteristics of beef quality. Meat Science 83, 96-103.

PRIETO, N.; ROEHE, R.; LAVÍN, P.; BATTENAND, G. and ANDRÉS, S. 2009. Application of near infrared reflectance spectroscopy to predict meat and meat products quality: a review. Meat Science 83, 175-186.

RAMOS, S.; TEJIDO, M.L.; MARTÍNEZ, M.E.; RANILLA, M.L. and CARRO, M.D. 2009. Microbial protein synthesis, ruminal digestion, microbial populations, and nitrogen balance in sheep fed diets varying in forage-to-concentrate ratio and type of forage. Journal of Animal Science 87, 2924-2934.

RAMOS, S.; TEJIDO, M.L.; RANILLA, M.L.; MARTÍNEZ, M.E.; SARO, C. and CARRO, M.D. 2009. Influence of detachment procedure and diet on recovery of solid-associated bacteria from sheep ruminal digesta and representativeness of bacterial isolates as assessed by automated ribosomal intergenic spacer analysis-polymerase chain reaction. Journal of Dairy Science 92, 5659-5668.

RANILLA, M.J.; JOUANY, J.P. and MORGAVI, D. 2007. Methane production and substrate degradation by rumen microbial communities containing single protozoal species in vitro. Letters in Applied Microbiology 45, 675-680.

TORAL, P.G.; BELENGUER, A.; FRUTOS, P. and HERVÁS, G. 2009. Effect of the supplementation of a high-concentrate diet with sunflower and fish oils on ruminal fermentation in sheep. Small Ruminant Research 81, 119-125.

2008

ABECIA L., BALCELLS J., FONDEVILA M., BELENGUER A., LOBLEY G.E., HOLTROP G. 2008. Contribution of gut microbial lysine to liver and milk amino acids in lactating does. British Journal of Nutrition, 100: 977-983.

AMMAR, H.; LÓPEZ, S.; ANDRÉS, S.; RANILLA, M.J. BODAS, R. and GONZÁLEZ, J.S. 2008.In vitro digestibility and fermentation kinetics of some browse plants using sheep or goat ruminal fluid as the source of inoculum. Animal Feed Science and Technology 147, 90-104.

BANNINK, A.; FRANCE, J.; LÓPEZ, S.; GERRITS, W.J.J.; KEBREAB, E.; TAMMINGA, S. and DIJKSTRA, J. 2008. Modelling the implications of feeding strategy on rumen fermentation and functioning of the rumen wall. Animal Feed Science and Technology 143, 3-26.

BELENGUER A., DUNCAN S.H., HOLTROP G., FLINT H.J., LOBLEY G.E. 2008. Quantitative analysis of microbial metabolism in the human large intestine. Current Nutrition and Food Science, 4: 109-126.

BODAS, R.; LÓPEZ, S.; FERNÁNDEZ, M.; GARCÍA-GONZÁLEZ, R.; RODRÍGUEZ, A.B.; WALLACE, R.J. and GONZÁLEZ, J.S. 2008. In vitro screening of the potential of numerous plant species as antimethanogenic feed additives for ruminants. Animal Feed Science and Technology 145, 245-258.

DIJKSTRA, J.; KEBREAB, E.; BANNINK, A.; CROMPTON, L.A.; LÓPEZ, S.; ABRAHAMSE, P.A.; CHILIBROSTE, P.; MILLS, J.A.N. and FRANCE, J. 2008. Comparison of energy evaluation systems and a mechanistic model for milk production by dairy cattle offered fresh grass-based diets. Animal Feed Science and Technology 143, 203-219.

FERNÁNDEZ, B., ANDRÉS, S., PRIETO, N., MANTECÓN, A.R., GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. 2008. Prediction of chemical components of sugar beet pulp by near infrared reflectance spectroscopy. Journal of Near Infrared Spectroscopy, 16, 105-110.

FRUTOS, P.; MORENO-GONZALO, J.; HERVÁS, G.; GARCÍA, U.; FERREIRA, L.M.M.; CELAYA, R.; TORAL, P.G.; ORTEGA-MORA, L.M.; FERRE, I. and OSORO, K. 2008. Is the anthelmintic effect of heather supplementation to grazing goats always accompanied by anti-nutritional effects? Animal 2, 1449–1456.

GARCÍA-GONZÁLEZ, R.; LÓPEZ, S.; FERNÁNDEZ, M.; BODAS, R. and GONZÁLEZ, J.S. 2008. Screening the activity of plants and spices for decreasing ruminal methane production in vitro. Animal Feed Science and Technology 147, 36-52.

GIRALDO, L.A.; TEJIDO, M.L.; RANILLA, M.J. and CARRO, M.D. 2008. Effects of exogenous fibrolytic enzymes on in vitro ruminal fermentation of substrates with different forage:concentrate ratios. Animal Feed Science and Technology 141, 306-325.

GIRALDO, L.A.; TEJIDO, M.L.; RANILLA, M.J.; RAMOS, S. and CARRO, M.D. 2008. Influence of direct-fed fibrolytic enzymes on diet digestibility and ruminal activity in sheep fed a grass hay-based diet. Journal of Animal Science 86, 1617-1623.

GÓMEZ-CORTÉS, P.; FRUTOS, P.; MANTECÓN, A.R.; JUÁREZ, M.; DE LA FUENTE, M.A. and HERVÁS, G. 2008. Addition of olive oil to dairy ewe diets: effect on milk fatty acid profile and animal performance. Journal of Dairy Science 91, 3119-3127.

GÓMEZ-CORTÉS, P.; FRUTOS, P.; MANTECÓN, A.R.; JUÁREZ, M.; DE LA FUENTE, M.A. and HERVÁS, G. 2008. Milk production, conjugated linoleic acid content, and in vitro ruminal fermentation in response to high levels of soybean oil in dairy ewe diet. Journal of Dairy Science 91, 1560-1569.

HERVÁS, G.; LUNA, P.; MANTECÓN, A.R.; CASTAÑARES, N.; DE LA FUENTE, M.A.; JUÁREZ, M. and FRUTOS, P. 2008.Effect of diet supplementation with sunflower oil in milk production, fatty acid profile and ruminal fermentation in lactating ewes. Journal of Dairy Research 75, 399-405.

JALIVAND, G.; ODONGO, N.E.; LÓPEZ, S.; NASERIAN, A.; VALIZADEH, R.; SHAHRODI, F.E.; KEBREAB, E. and FRANCE, E. 2008. Effects of different levels of an enzyme mixture on in vitro gas production parameters of contrasting forages. Animal Feed Science and Technology 146, 289-301.

KAMEL, C.; GREATHEAD, H.M.R.; TEJIDO, M.L.; RANILLA, M.J. and CARRO, M.D. 2008. Effects of allicin and diallyl disulfide on in vitro rumen fermentation of a mixed diet. Animal Feed Science and Technology 145, 351-363.

KEBREAB, E.; FRANCE, J.; KUHI, H.D. and LÓPEZ, S. 2008. A comparative evaluation of functions for partitioning nitrogen and amino acid intake between maintenance and growth in broilers. Journal of Agricultural Science 146, 163-170.

MOTA, M.; BALCELLS, J.; OZDEMIR BABER, N.H.; BÖLÜKTEPE, S. and BELENGUER, A. 2008. Modelling purine derivative excretion in dairy goats: Endogenous excretion and the relationship between duodenal input and urinary output. Animal 2, 44-51.

NASRI, M.H.F.; FRANCE, J.; ODONGO, N.E.; LÓPEZ, S.; BANNINK, A. and KEBREAB, E. 2008. Modelling the lactation curve of dairy cows using the differentials of growth functions. Journal of Agricultural Science 146, 633.641.

PRIETO, N., ANDRÉS, S., GIRÁLDEZ, F.J., MANTECÓN, A.R., LAVÍN, P. 2008. Ability of near infrared reflectance spectroscopy (NIRS) to estimate physical parameters of oxen and calves meat samples. Meat Science, 79, 692-699.

PRIETO, N., ANDRÉS, S., GIRÁLDEZ, F.J., MANTECÓN, A.R., LAVÍN, P. 2008. Discrimination of adult steers (oxen) and young cattle ground meat samples by near infrared reflectance spectroscopy (NIRS). Meat Science, 79, 198-201.

RAHMAN, A.; DUNCAN, A.J.; MILLER, D.W., CLEMENS, J.; FRUTOS, P., GORDON, I.J., ATIQ-UR-REHMAN, BAIG, A., ALI, F. and WRIGHT, I.A. 2008. Livestock feed resources, production and management in the agro-pastoral system of the Hindu Kush- Karakoram-Himalayan region of Pakistan: the effect of accessibility. Agricultural Systems 96, 26-36.

RANILLA, M.J.; TEJIDO, M.L.; GIRALDO, L.A.; TRICARICO, J.M. and CARRO, M.D. 2008. Effects of an exogenous fibrolytic enzyme preparation on in vitro ruminal fermentation of three forages and their isolated cell walls. Animal Feed Science and Technology 145, 109-121.

RODRÍGUEZ, A.B.; BODAS, R.; PRIETO, N.; LANDA, R.; MANTECÓN, A.R. and GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. 2008. Effect of sex and feeding system on feed intake, growth, and meat and carcass characteristics of fattening Assaf lambs. Livestock Science 116, 118-125.

RODRÍGUEZ, A.B., LANDA, R., BODAS,R., PRIETO, N., MANTECÓN, A.R., GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. 2008. Carcass and meat quality of Assaf milk fed lambs: effect of rearing system and sex. Meat Science, 80, 225-230.

SCHULIN-ZEITHEN, M.; KEBREAB, E.; DIJKSTRA, J.; LÓPEZ, S.; BANNINK, A.; KUHI, H.; THORNLEY, J.H.M. and FRANCE, J. 2008. A comparison of the Schumacher with other functions for describing growth in pigs. Animal Feed Science and Technology 143, 314-327.

2007

BELENGUER A., BALCELLS J., FONDEVILA M., ABECIA L., SOLANAS E. 2007. Alternative methodologies to estimate ingestion of caecotrophes in growing rabbits. Livestock Science, 115: 13-19.

BELENGUER A., DUNCAN S.H., HOLTROP G., ANDERSON S.E., LOBLEY G.E., FLINT H.J. 2007. Impact of pH on lactate formation and utilization by human fecal microbial communities. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 73: 6526-6533.

BODAS, R., GIRÁLDEZ, F.J., LÓPEZ, S., RODRÍGUEZ, A.B., MANTECÓN, A.R. 2007. Inclusion of sugar beet pulp in cereal-based diets for fattening lambs. Small Ruminant Research, 71, 250-254.

BODAS, R., RODRÍGUEZ, A.B., LÓPEZ, S., FERNÁNDEZ, B., MANTECÓN, A.R., GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. 2007. Effects of the inclusion of sodium bicarbonate and sugar beet pulp in the concentrate for fattening lambs on acid-base status and meat characteristics. Meat Science, 77, 696-702.

DIJKSTRA, J.; KEBREAB, E.; MILLS, J.A.N.; PELLIKAAN, W.F.; LÓPEZ, S.; BANNINK, A. and FRANCE, J. 2007. Predicting the profile of nutrients available for absorption: from nutrient requirement to animal response and environmental impact. Animal 1, 99-111.

GIRALDO, L.A.; RANILLA, M.J.; TEJIDO, M.L. and CARRO, M.D. 2007. Influence of exogenous fibrolytic enzymes and fumarate on methane production, microbial growth and fermentation in Rusitec fermenters. British Journal of Nutrition 98, 753-761.

GIRALDO, L.A.; TEJIDO, M.L.; RANILLA, M.J. and CARRO, M.D. 2007. Effects of exogenous cellulase supplementation on microbial growth and ruminal fermentation of a high-forage diet in Rusitec fermenters. Journal of Animal Science 85, 1982-1970.

KAMOUN, M.; LÓPEZ, S.; BECKERS, Y.; LECOMTE, P.; FRANCOIS, E. and THEWIS, A. 2007. Effect of feed N-15 incorporation into solid-associated bacteria on the in situ nitrogen degradability of N-15 labelled Italian ryegrass. Animal Feed Science and Technology 135, 353-361.

KEBREAB, E.; SHULIN-ZEUTHEN, M.; LÓPEZ, S.; SOLER, J.; DIAS, R.S.; DE LANGE, C.F.M. and FRANCE, J. 2007. Comparative evaluation of mathematical functions to describe growth and efficiency of phosphorus utilization in growing pigs. Journal of Animal Science 85, 2498-2507.

LÓPEZ, S.; DHANOA, M.S.; DIJKSTRA, J.; BANNINK, A.; KEBREAB, E. and FRANCE, J. 2007. Some methodological and analytical considerations regarding application of the gas production technique. Animal Feed Science and Technology 135, 139-156. 

MOTA M., BALCELLS J., OZDEMIR BABER N.H., BÖLÜKTEPE S., BELENGUER A. 2007. Modelling purine derivative excretion in dairy goats: Endogenous excretion and the relationship between duodenal input and urinary output. Animal, 2: 44-51.

OSORIO, M.T., ZUMALACARREGUI, J.M., PRIETO, N., GIRÁLDEZ, F.J., ANDRÉS, S. AND MATEO, J. 2007. Differentiation between carcasses from suckling lambs reared with ewe milk or milk replacers by near infrared reflectance spectroscopy of perirenal fat. Small Ruminant Research, 72, 221-226.

OSORO, K.; BENITO-PEÑA, A.; FRUTOS, P.; GARCÍA, U. ORTEGA-MORA, L.M.; CELAYA, R. and FERRE, I. 2007. The effect of heather supplementation on gastrointestinal nematode infections and performance in Cashmere and local Celtiberic goats on pasture. Small Ruminant Research 67, 184-191.

OSORO, K.; MATEOS-SANZ, A.; FRUTOS, P.; GARCÍA, U. ORTEGA-MORA, L.M.; FERREIRA, L.M.M.; CELAYA, R. and FERRE, I. 2007. Anthelmintic and nutritional effects of heather supplementation on Cashmere goats grazing perennial ryegrass-white clover pastures. Journal of Animal Science 85, 861-870.

RODRÍGUEZ, A.B., BODAS, R., FERNÁNDEZ, B., LÓPEZ-CAMPOS, O., MANTECÓN, A.R., GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. 2007. Feed intake and performance of growing lambs raised on concentrate-based diets under cafeteria feeding systems. Animal, 1, 459-466.

RODRÍGUEZ, A.B., BODAS, R., PRIETO, N., MANTECÓN, A.R., GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. 2007. Effect of sex and feeding system on feed intake, growth and meat and carcass characteristics of fattening Assaf. Livestock Science 116, 118-125.

SCHULIN-ZEUTHEN, M.; KEBREAB, E.; GERRITS, W.J.J.; LÓPEZ, S.; FAN, M.Z.; DIAS, R.S. and FRANCE, J. 2007. Meta-analysis of phosphorus balance data from growing pigs. Journal of Animal Science 85, 1953-1961.

2006

ANDRÉS, S., CALLEJA, A., PELÁEZ, R., MANTECÓN, A.R., GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. 2006. How can NIRS method be used to predict in situ CP and NDF degradation in herbage? Journal of Animal and Feed Sciences, 14, 727-736.

ANDRÉS, S., MURRAY, I., CALLEJA, A., GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. 2006. Nutritive evaluation of forages by near infrared spectroscopy: a review. Journal of Near Infrared Spectrocopy, 13, 301-311.

BELENGUER A., DUNCAN S.H., CALDER G., HOLTROP G., LOUIS P., LOBLEY G.E. Y FLINT H.J. 2006. Two routes of metabolic cross-feeding between Bifidobacterium adolescentis and butyrate producing anaerobes from the human gut. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 72: 3593-3599.

CARRO, M.D., RANILLA, M.J., GIRÁLDEZ, F.J., MANTECÓN, A.R. 2006. Effects of malate on diet digestibility, microbial protein synthesis, plasma metabolites and performance of growing lambs fed a high-concentrate diet. Journal of Animal Science, 84, 405-410.

DUNCAN, A.J., RAHMAN, A., MILLER, D.W., FRUTOS, P., GORDON, I.J., ATIQ-UR-REHMAN, BAIG, A., ALI, F. and WRIGHT, I.A. 2006. Transhumance livestock production in the Northern Areas of Pakistan: nutritional inputs and productive outputs. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 117, 195-204.

DUNCAN S.H., BELENGUER A., HOLTROP G., JOHNSTONE A., LOBLEY G.E., FLINT H.J. 2006. Reduced Dietary Intake of Carbohydrates by Obese Subjects Results in Decreased Concentrations of Butyrate and Butyrate-Producing Bacteria in Feces. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 73: 1073-1078.

GASMI-BOUBAKER, A.; KAYOULI, C.; BULDGEN, A.; BOUKARY, A.; AMMAR, H. and LÓPEZ, S. 2006. Effect of feed block supply on the ruminal ecosystem of goats grazing shrub land in Tunisia. Animal Feed Science and Technology 127, 1-12.

GIRÁLDEZ, F.J., LÓPEZ, S., LAMB, C.S. ,MAYES, R.W. 2006. The use of even-chain alkanes sprayed onto herbage as rate of passage markers in goats. Livestock Production Science, 100, 195-202.

HERVÁS, G.; RAMELLA, J.L.; LÓPEZ, S.; GONZÁLEZ, J.S. and MANTECÓN, A.R. 2006. Effect of omitting one or two milkings weekly on lactational performance in dairy ewes. Journal of Dairy Research 73, 207-215.

MORA, M.J.; HERVÁS, G.; MANTECÓN, A.R.; BUSQUÉ, J. and FRUTOS, P. 2006. Ruminal degradation of mountain pastures infested by Euphorbia polygalifolia in cattle and sheep: effect of previous grazing in invaded areas. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 86, 2153-2160.

PRIETO, N., ANDRÉS, S., GIRÁLDEZ, F.J., MANTECÓN, A.R., LAVÍN, P. 2006. Potential use of near infrared reflectance spectroscopy (NIRS) for the estimation of chemical composition of oxen meat samples. Meat Science, 74, 487-496.

SHINGFIELD, K.J.; REYNOLDS, C.K.; HERVÁS, G.; GRIINARI, J.M.; GRANDISON, A.S. and BEEVER, D.E. 2006. Examination of the persistency of milk fatty acid composition responses to fish oil and sunflower oil in the diet of dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science 89, 714-732.

VALDÉS, C., ANDRÉS, S., GIRÁLDEZ, F.J., CALLEJA, A. 2006. Potential use of near infra-red reflectance spectroscopy (NIRS) for the estimation of nitrogen fractions in forages harvested from permanent meadows. Journal of the Science on Food and Agriculture, 86, 308-314.

WANG, Y.; FRUTOS, P.; GRUBER, M. Y.; RAY, H. and McALLISTER, T. A. 2006. In vitro ruminal digestion of anthocyanidin-containing alfalfa transformed with the maize Lc regulatory gene. Canadian Journal of Plant Science 86, 1119-1130.

2005

ABECIA L., BALCELLS J., FONDEVILA M., BELENGUER A., DECOUX M. 2005. Effect of therapeutic doses of antibiotics in medicated diets on rabbit caecal environment and productive performances. Animal Research, 54: 307-314.

ABECIA L., FONDEVILA M., BALCELLS J., BELENGUER A. 2005. Effect of fumaric acid on diet digestibility and the caecal environment of growing rabbits. Animal Research, 54: 493-498.

ÁLVAREZ DEL PINO, M.C.; HERVÁS, G.; MANTECÓN, A.R.; GIRÁLDEZ F.J. and FRUTOS, P. 2005. Comparison of biological and chemical methods, and internal and external standards, for assaying tannins in shrub species. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 85, 583-590.

AMMAR, H.; LÓPEZ, S. and GONZÁLEZ, J.S. 2005. Assessment of the digestibility of some Mediterranean shrubs by in vitro techniques. Animal Feed Science and Technology 119, 323-331.

ANDRÉS, S., CALLEJA, A., LÓPEZ, S., GONZÁLEZ, J.S., RODRÍGUEZ, P.L. MANTECÓN, A.R., GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. 2005. The prediction of the gas production kinetic parameters of forages by chemical composition and near infrared reflectance spectroscopy. Animal Feed Science and Technology 124, 487-499.

ANDRÉS, S., CALLEJA, A., LÓPEZ, S., MANTECÓN, A.R., GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. 2005. Nutritive evaluation of herbage from permanent meadows by near infrared reflectance spectroscopy 2.- Prediction of crude protein and dry matter degradability by near infrared reflectance spectroscopy. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 85, 1572-1579.

ANDRÉS, S., CALLEJA, A., PELÁEZ, R., MANTECÓN, A.R., GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. 2005. How can NIRS method be used to predict in situ CP and NDF degradation in herbage? Journal of Animal and Feed Sciences 14, 727-736.

ANDRÉS, S., GIRÁLDEZ, F.J., GONZÁLEZ, J.S., PELÁEZ, R., CALLEJA, A. 2005. Prediction of aspects of neutral detergent fibre digestion of forages by chemical composition and near infrared reflectance spectroscopy. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research 56, 187-193.

ANDRÉS, S., GIRÁLDEZ, F.J., LÓPEZ, S., MANTECÓN, A.R., CALLEJA, A. 2005. Nutritive evaluation of herbage from permanent meadows by near infrared reflectance spectroscopy 1.- Prediction of chemical composition and in vitro digestibility. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 85, 1564-1571.

ANDRÉS, S., MURRAY, I., CALLEJA, A., GIRÁLDEZ, F.J. 2005. Nutritive evaluation of forages by near infrared spectroscopy: a review. Journal of Near Infrared Spectrocopy 13, 301-311.

BELENGUER A., BALCELLS J., GUADA J.A., DECOUX M., MILNE E. 2005. Protein recycling in growing rabbits: contribution of microbial lysine to amino acid metabolism. British Journal of Nutrition, 94: 763-770.

BUSQUET, M.; CALSAMIGLIA, S.; FERRET, A.; CARRO, M.D. and KAMEL, C. 2005. Effect of garlic oil and four of its compounds on rumen microbial fermentation. Journal of Animal Science 88, 4393-4404.

CALABRO, S.; LÓPEZ, S.; PICCOLO, V.; DIJKSTRA, J.; DHANOA, M.S. and FRANCE, J. 2005. Comparative analysis of gas production profiles obtained with buffalo and sheep ruminal fluid as the source of inoculum. Animal Feed Science and Technology 123, 51-65.

CARRO, M.D.; RANILL,A M.J. and TEJIDO, M.L. 2005. Using an in vitro gas production technique to examine feed additives: Effects of correcting values for different blanks. Animal Feed Science and Technology 123, 173-184.

DIJKSTRA, J.; KEBREAB, E.; BANNINK, A.; FRANCE, J. and LÓPEZ, S. 2005. Application of the gas production technique to feed evaluation systems for ruminants. Animal Feed Science and Technology 123, 561-578.

FERNÁNDEZ, M.; GIRÁLDEZ, F.J.; FRUTOS, P.; HERVÁS, G. and MANTECÓN, A.R. 2005. Effect of undegradable protein concentration in the post-weaning diet on body growth and reproductive development of Assaf rams. Theriogenology 63, 2206-2218.

FRANCE, J.; LÓPEZ, S.; KEBREAB, E.; BANNINK, A.; DHANOA, M.S. and DIJKSTRA, J. 2005. A general compartmental model for interpreting gas production profiles. Animal Feed Science and Technology 123, 473-485.

GARCÍA-MARTÍNEZ, R.; RANILLA, M.J.; TEJIDO, M.L. and CARRO, M.D. 2005. Effects of disodium fumarate on in vitro rumen microbial growth, methane production and fermentation of diets differing in their forage:concentrate ratio. British Journal of Nutrition 94, 71-77.

GÓMEZ, J.A.; TEJIDO, M.L.; CARRO, M.D. 2005. Influence of disodium malate on microbial growth and fermentation in rumen-simulation technique fermenters receiving medium- and high-concentrate diets. British Journal of Nutrition 93, 479-484.

HERVÁS, G.; FRUTOS, P.; GIRÁLDEZ, F.J.; MORA, M.; FERNÁNDEZ, B. and MANTECÓN, A.R. 2005. Effect of preservation on fermentative activity of rumen fluid inoculum for in vitro production techniques. In: The in vitro Gas Production Technique: Limitations and Opportunities (Edited by U. Krishnamoorthy, C. Rymer and P. Robinson). Animal Feed Science and Technology 123-124, 107-118.

HERVÁS, G.; RANILLA, M.J.; MANTECÓN, A.R.; TEJIDO, M.L and FRUTOS, P. 2005. Comparison of sheep and red deer rumen fluids for assessing nutritive value of ruminant feedstuffs.Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture85, 2495-2502.

LÓPEZ, S., DAVIES, D., GIRÁLDEZ, F.J.; DIJKSTRA, J., DHANOA, D. and FRANCE, J. 2005. Assessment of nutritive value of cereal and legume straws based on chemical composition and in vitro digestibility. Journal of the Science on Food and Agriculture, 85, 1550-1557.

NEWBOLD, C.J.; LÓPEZ, S.; NELSON, N.; OUDA, J.O.; WALLACE, R.J. and MOSS, A.R. 2005. Proprionate precursors and other metabolic intermediates as possible alternative electron acceptors to methanogenesis in ruminal fermentation in vitro. British Journal of Nutrition 94, 27-35.

OJEDA A., PARRA O., BALCELLS J., BELENGUER A. 2005. Urinary excretion of purine derivatives in Bos Indicus x Bos Taurus crossbred cattle. British Journal of Nutrition, 93: 821-828.