Karen A. Beauchemin

Karen A. Beauchemin

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  • Keywords: Feeding, Acidosis, Particle size, Effective fiber, Nutrition

Research Scientist - Ruminant Nutrition at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Areas of Expertise:

  • Ruminant nutrition
  • Digestion and metabolism
  • Feedlot cattle nutrition
  • Dairy cattle nutrition
  • Fiber utilization
  • Effective fiber and rumen function
  • Starch digestion
  • Acidosis and digestive disorders
  • Methane abatement through diet

Current Projects:

  • Reducing the risk of rumen acidosis in feedlot cattle and dairy cows
  • Quantification and reduction of ammonia and methane emissions from beef cattle and dairy cows
  • Use of distillers' grains in feedlot cattle diets
  • Development and utilization of feed enzymes to improve forage utilization by cattle

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