Browsing Animal Sciences and Industry by Author "Alvarado, C.A."

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  • Van Cleef, E.H.C.B.; Uwituze, S.; Alvarado, C.A.; Miller, K.A.; Van Bibber-Krueger, C.L.; Aperce, C.C.; Higgins, James J.; Drouillard, James S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2013)
    Crude glycerin is the principal byproduct of biodiesel production. The raw feedstocks, animal fats and vegetable oils, yield approximately 90 lb of biodiesel and 10 lb of crude glycerin for each 100 lb of input. When ...
  • Miller, K.A.; Van Bibber-Krueger, C.L.; Aperce, C.C.; Alvarado, C.A.; Drouillard, James S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2013)
    High-concentrate diets consisting of cereal grains and grain byproducts have high energy density compared with forage-based diets. To avoid digestive disorders, cattle must be adapted to concentrates, which often entails ...
  • Alvarado, C.A.; Aperce, C.C.; Van Cleef, E.; Miller, K.A.; Van Bibber-Krueger, C.L.; Scarpino, F.; Klamfoth, D.; Drouillard, James S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2013)
    Omega-3 fatty acids are essential nutrients for humans, but dietary intake of these nutrients by many Americans is inadequate due to low consumption of omega-3-rich foods such as fish, walnuts, and flaxseed. In contrast, ...
  • Alvarado, C.A.; Aperce, C.C.; Miller, K.A.; Van Bibber, C.L.; Uwituze, S.; Higgins, James J.; Drouillard, James S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2012)
    Human diets often contain high levels of saturated fatty acids that can have deleterious health consequences such as obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. In contrast, omega-3 fatty acids, which are essential for human ...