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Table 5 Effects of Saccharomyces cerevisiae fermentation product on rumen microbial populations of dairy cows fed corn stover-containing diet

From: Effects of Saccharomyces cerevisiae fermentation products on performance and rumen fermentation and microbiota in dairy cows fed a diet containing low quality forage

Itema SCFPb, g/d SEM P-value
0 60 120 180 Linear Quadratic
Fungi, 10-3 1.79 1.89 2.04 1.88 0.063 0.12 0.05
Protozoa, 10-1 1.59 1.24 1.30 1.14 0.044 <0.01 0.03
Ruminococcus albus, 10-3 5.81 5.37 4.86 4.99 0.199 <0.01 0.16
Ruminococus flavefaciens, 10-2 1.33 1.44 2.69 2.36 0.75 <0.01 0.01
Fibrobacter succinogenes, 10-2 1.47 1.73 3.04 3.24 0.078 <0.01 0.74
Selenomonas ruminantium, 10-7 4.23 3.32 3.06 3.03 0.139 <0.01 0.003
Megasphaera elsdenii, 10-5 17.6 12.7 7.27 12.0 0.52 <0.01 <0.01
Streptococcus bovis, 10-6 3.84 3.34 2.07 2.92 0.98 <0.01 <0.01
  1. a Rumen microbial population was expressed as the ratio to total bacterial 16S rDNA
  2. b Saccharomyces cerevisiae fermentation product (Diamond V Original XP, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA)