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Table 6 Effects of supplementation of RPMet with low CP on daily production and composition of gases using a RUSITEC technique (n = 4)

From: Rumen-protected methionine a feed supplement to low dietary protein: effects on microbial population, gases production and fermentation characteristics

Items Treatments SEM P-value
HP LP LPLMet LPHMet
Total gas production (mL/day) 1435.75a 1390.75b 1381.25b 1377.00b 7.06 < 0.01
Individual gas production (mL/day)
 Hydrogen 4.88 3.65 3.80 4.10 0.25 0.31
 Methane 302.47a 200.65b 205.29b 211.54b 11.83 < 0.01
 Carbon dioxide 752.37 621.35 644.73 684.06 21.31 0.13
  1. SEM, standard error of mean
  2. a,bSuperscripts values within the same row, are significantly different at (P < 0.05)