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ISNH 2018

Lallemand Symposium satellite



At the end of the symposium ISNH at Polydome, on Thursday September 6 from 13:30 to 18.30, a satellite conference is organized by Lallemand Animal Nutrition.

Many factors, such as environmental, or diet changes, can affect the fermentation profile of the rumen. The consequences of this unbalance can become crucial for the animal health, welfare, and performance, and thus profitability in dairy cows and beef cattle.

During this complementary satellite conference, a selection of prestigious international ruminant experts will surround multi-dimension of acidosis and rumen health.  They will discuss the risk factors linked to feeding management and the strategies to limit these factors. Taking a microbiologist approach, the conference will then demonstrate how the invisible can become visible, by looking at the rumen microbiota modes of actions and interactions, and direct and indirect consequences on animal health and behavior.

All ISNH attendees can attend for free to these conferences. 

Provisional Program:

• A global view of the current situation in ruminant production.


• Feeding management of cattle and rumen health: risk factors.

Alex Bach
(Research Professor, ICREA (Institucio Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avancats,) at the Department of Ruminant Production of IRTA, Spain)
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Alex Bach
• Current strategies to limit risk factors: the use of feed additives, ATB, feeding practices.

Helen Golder
(Research Director, Scibus, Camden, New South Wales, Australia)
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Helen Golder
• Rumen microbiota, rumen wall dynamics and rumen health.

Leluo Guan
(Professor, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Alberta, Canada)
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leluo guan
• Interaction of Rumen health with cattle behaviour.

Trevor de Vries
(Associate Professor, Department of Animal and Poultry Science, University of Guelph, Canada)
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Trevor de Vries
• Rumen pH monitoring systems and peripheric indicators as potential predictors for rumen health.

Clothilde Villot
(Research Scientist, UMRH INRA, Clermont-Ferrand, France)
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Clotilde Villot
• Rumen health and beyond.

Qendrim Zebeli
(Professor, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria)
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qendrim zebeli