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Benchaar, Chaouki, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Contact Information:

2000 College Street
Sherbrooke, Quebec J1M 0C8
Telephone: 819-780-7117
Fax: 819-564-5507
Email: chaouki.benchaar@agr.gc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • Use of plant extracts (eg. essential oils) in ruminant nutrition to improve feed efficiency (protein and energy) and reduce the environmental impact of dairy cattle systems
  • Enhancing the level of health-promoting compounds (eg. CLA, omega-3 FA, antioxidants) in milk
  • Dietary and Nutritional Impact on greenhouse gas emissions (eg. Methane) from dairy cows
  • Nutritional strategies to enhance protein efficiency of protein utilization and reduce nitrogen excretion by dairy cows

Current Projects:

  • Quantification of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Produced by Dairy Cattle in Canada and recommendation of mitigation techniques
  • Evaluation of the Potentiel Use of Plant-derived Essential Oils in Dairy Cow Nutrition
  • Potential use of essential oils to improve dietary nitrogen utilization in dairy cow - comparative study with monensin
  • Effects of cinnamaldehyde, yucca saponins extract and condensed tannins on digestion, ruminal fermentation, protozoa counts, milk production and milk composition in dairy cows.
  • Silage quality from ensiled grass (timothy) varying in soluble sugar content and treated with chemical or bacterial additive
  • Effects of flaxseed and flaxseed oil supplementation on digestion, ruminal fermentation, protozoa counts, milk production, and milk composition of cows fed high- or low-forage diets.
  • Effects of lipid supplementation on digestion, ruminal fermentation characteristics, methane production, milk production, and milk composition of lactating dairy cows
  • Effect of carvacrol and cinnamaldehyde on feed intake, ruminal fermentatiion, performance and carcass characteristics of growing lambs
  • Effects of different plants extracts on ewe lamb performance and carcass characteristics.
  • Intake, ruminal fermentation, growth performance, and carcass characteristics in lambs fed different doses of cinnamaldehyde
  • Effect of essential oils used as inoculants on the nutritive value of barley silage for lactating dairy cows
  • Meta-analysis on the effects of lipid supplementation on methane emissions and milk performance of lactating dairy cows

Affiliations:

  • Adjunct Professor, Dalhousie University (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
  • Adjunct Professor, Nova Scotia Agricultural College (Truro, Nova Scotia)
  • Eastern director of the Canadian Society of Animal Science
  • Associate Editor of the Canadian Journal of Animal Science
  • Member of the Canadian Society of Animal Science
  • Member of the American Society of Animal Science
  • Member of the American Dairy Science Association

Research publications

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Other science related publications

2016

  • Benchaar, C. (2016). "Forages and fat utilization to mitigate enteric CH4 emissions from dairy cows.", Talk delivered (invited speaker) at “Promoting Progress to the Profit of the Canadian Dairy Sector” Symposium, Ottawa, Canada, February 5, 2016. (Presentation)
  • Benchaar, C., Hassanat, F., Warner, D., and Petit, H.V. (2016). "Enteric methane emissions from dairy cows fed corn silage based-diets supplemented with increasing amounts of linseed oil.", 2016 ASAS/ADSA/CSAS/WSASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, USA, 19-23 July, 2016.
  • Guyader, J., Benchaar, C., and Beauchemin, K.A. (2016). "What effect does corn silage vs barley silage have on the carbon footprint of milk? A case study from Québec.", Sustainability of Canadian Agriculture: Metrics & Measures Workshop/Webinar, Calgary, AB, Canada, 9 March, 2016. (Presentation)
  • Hassanat, F. and Benchaar, C. (2016). "Effect forage source of dairy cow diets on methane emission form enteric fermentation and manure storage.", 2016 ASAS/ADSA/CSAS/WSASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, USA, 19-23 July, 2016.
  • Hassanat, F., Gervais, R., and Benchaar, C. (2016). "Effect of linseed oil supplementation on milk fatty acid profile of dairy cows fed diets based on red clover silage or corn silage.", 2016 ASAS/ADSA/CSAS/WSASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, USA, 19-23 July, 2016.

2015

  • Ammah, A.A., Beaudoin, F., Marier, L., Benchaar, C., Bissonnette, N., Gévry, G., and Ibeagha-Awemu, E.M. (2015). "Effects of dietary supplementation with safflower oil on milk components and fat acid composition of Canadian Holstein cows.", 2015 Conference of the Canadian Society of Animal Science and the Canadian Meat Council, Ottawa, Canada, May 6-8, 2015.
  • Benchaar, C. (2015). "Mitigation of enteric methane emissions from dairy cows.", Dairy Agriculture Greenhouse Gas Program Science Coordination and Implementation Workshop, Ottawa, Canada, April 16-17, 2015, Invited speaker.
  • Benchaar, C. (2015). "Mitigation of enteric methane emissions to reduce the carbon footprint of dairy production.", China-Canada Workshop on canola meal, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada, October 26-29, 2015, Invited speaker.
  • Benchaar, C. (2015). "Nutritional management to reduce enteric methane production from ruminants.", 3rd International Symposium on Sustainable Agriculture for Subtropical Regions, Changsha, China, October 18-20, 2015.
  • Chantigny, M.H., Rochette, P., Royer, I., Massé, D.I., and Benchaar, C. (2015). "Gaz à effet de serre, stratégies alimentation et entreposage des déjections.", Le Producteur de Lait Québécois, Avril 2015, pp. 13-18.
  • Chantigny, M.H., Royer, I., Rochette, P., Angers, D.A., Massé, D.I., Benchaar, C., and others (2015). "Influence des stratégies alimentaires et d’entreposage des effluents d’élevage sur la disponibilité de l’azote et les émissions de protoxyde d’azote des sols de fermes laitières.", Journée d’information scientifique – Bovins laitiers et plantes fourragère, Centre de référence en agriculture et agroalimentaire du Québec, Drummondville, QC, Canada, 25 février 2015.
  • Hassanat, F. and Benchaar, C. (2015). "Methane and carbon dioxide emissions from manure of dairy cows fed regular or brown midrib corn silage-based diets.", Journal of Animal Science, 93(Suppl. S3), pp. 716. (Abstract)
  • Hassanat, F., Gervais, R., and Benchaar, C. (2015). "Methane production from dairy cows fed regular or brown midrib corn silage.", Journal of Animal Science, 93(Suppl. S3), pp. 449. (Abstract)
  • Ibeagha-Awemu, E.M., Li, R., Ammah, A.A., Bissonnette, N., Benchaar, C., and Zhao, X. (2015). "Transcriptome adaptation of the bovine mammary gland to a diet supplemented with linseed oil.", Journal of Animal Science, 93(Suppl. S3), pp. 410. (Abstract)
  • Ibeagha-Awemu, E.M., Li, R., Ammah, A.A., Bissonnette, N., Benchaar, C., and Zhao, X. (2015). "Transcriptome adaptation of the bovine mammary gland to a diet supplemented with linseed oil.", ADSA-ASAS 2015 JAM (Joint Annual Meeting), Orlando, Florida, USA, July 12-16, 2015, Invited to present at the ASAS Presidents' Picks Poster Session at JAM 2015. (Poster)
  • Ibeagha-Awemu, E.M., Li, R., Dudemaine, P.-L., Ammah, A.A., Bissonnette, N., Benchaar, C., and Zhao, X. (2015). "Mammary gland transcriptome profiling of cows fed safflower oil reveals a potential modulatory role for SREBP1 in fatty acid synthesis.", 2015 Conference of the Canadian Society of Animal Science and the Canadian Meat Council, Ottawa, Canada, May 6-8, 2015.
  • Little, S.M., Beauchemin, K.A., Benchaar, C., Chai, L.L., Janzen, H.H., Kröbel, R., McGeough, E.J., and VanderZaag, A.C. (2015). "Demonstrating the effect of diet on the carbon footprint of a Canadian dairy scenario using whole-systems analysis and the Holos model: corn silage vs. alfalfa silage.", LCA Conference XV - A bright green future, Vancouver, Canada, October 6-8, 2015, Presentation.
  • Tun, H.M., Khafipour, E., and Benchaar, C. (2015). "The effect of linseed oil supplementation on rumen microbiota composition in lactating dairy cows.", Journal of Animal Science, 93(Suppl. S3), pp. 151. (Abstract)
  • Tun, H.M., Khafipour, E., and Benchaar, C. (2015). "The effects of linseed oil supplementation on fecal microbiota in lactating dairy cows.", Journal of Animal Science, 93(Suppl. S3), pp. 152. (Abstract)

2014

  • Benchaar, C., Hassanat, F., Gervais, R., and Martineau, R. (2014). "Methane production from dairy cows fed red clover- or corn silage-based diets supplemented with linseed oil.", Journal of Dairy Science (JDS), 97(E-Suppl. 1), pp. 853. (Abstract)
  • Hassanat, F., Massé, D.I., and Benchaar, C. (2014). "Methane and carbon dioxide emissions from manure of dairy cows fed red clover- or corn silage-based diets supplemented with linseed oil.", Journal of Dairy Science (JDS), 97(E-Suppl. 1), pp. 740. (Abstract)
  • Petit, H.V., de Lima, L.S., Palin, M.-F., Santos, G.T.D., and Benchaar, C. (2014). "Effect of Antioxidants from Flax meal on the Oxidative Status of Dairy Cows Infused With Flax Oil in the Abomasum.", Joint International Symposium on the Nutrition of Herbivores/International Symposium on Ruminant Physiology (ISNH/ISRP), Canberra, Australia, September 8-12, 2014, In: Proc. Aust. Soc. Anim. Prod. 30:83.
  • Rico, D.E., Chouinard, P.Y., Hassanat, F., Benchaar, C., and Gervais, R. (2014). "Prediction of enteric methane emissions in Holstein dairy cows fed various forage sources.", Journal of Dairy Science (JDS), 97(E-Suppl. 1), pp. 918. (Abstract)
  • Royer, I., Chantigny, M.H., Angers, D.A., Rochette, P., Massé, D.I., Bittman, S., and Benchaar, C. (2014). "La stratégie d’alimentation et de stockage du fumier de bovin laitier influence-t-elle le contenu en éléments traces métalliques des sols ?", Congrès annuel de l’AQSSS à Victoriaville, Québec, Canada, du 26 au 29 mai 2014.
  • Royer, I., Chantigny, M.H., Angers, D.A., Rochette, P., Massé, D.I., Bittman, S., and Benchaar, C. (2014). "Trace metals content of soils and plants from different dairy manure types based on feeding and manure storage strategies", Annual meeting of the Canadian Soil Science Society, Banff, Alberta, Canada, May 4-7, 2014.
  • dos Santos, G.T.D., de Marchi, F.E., de Lima, L.S., Palin, M.-F., Benchaar, C., and Petit, H.V. (2014). "Activity of Antioxidant Enzymes in Dairy Cows Infused with Sunflower Oil in the Abomasum: Effect of Antioxidants from Flax Meal.", Joint International Symposium on the Nutrition of Herbivores/International Symposium on Ruminant Physiology (ISNH/ISRP), Canberra, Australia, September 8-12, 2014, In: Proc. Aust. Soc. Anim. Prod. 30:68.

2013

  • Benchaar, C. (2013). "Émissions de méthane par les vaches laitières : comprendre pour bien agir.", Le rendez-vous laitier. Association québécoise des industries de nutrition animale et céréalière (AQINAC) 2013, Best Western Hôtel Universel, Drummondville, QC, Canada, March 26, 2013.
  • Benchaar, C. (2013). "Les émissions de méthane d’origine digestive par les vaches laitières : Comprendre pour bien agir. Le Rendez-vous Laitier.", Le rendez-vous laitier. Association québécoise des industries de nutrition animale et céréalière (AQINAC) 2013, Best Western Hôtel Universel, Drummondville, QC, Canada, March 26, 2013.
  • Benchaar, C. (2013). "Mitigation of GHG Emissions on Farm to Reduce the Carbon Footprint of the Dairy Sector.", Dairy Research for a Healthy World Symposium – Driving Innovation in Dairy from Farm to Fork, Royal York Hotel, Concert Hall, Toronto, ON, Canada, July 25, 2013.
  • Benchaar, C., Hassanat, F., Gervais, R., Chouinard, P.Y., Petit, H.V., and Massé, D.I. (2013). "Enteric methane emissions from dairy cows fed corn silage or barley silage based diets.", ADSA-ASAS 2013 Joint Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, USA, July 8-12, 2013, Published in: Journal of Dairy Science, 96: 512 (# TH111).
  • Benchaar, C., Hassanat, F., Gervais, R., Chouinard, P.Y., and Massé, D.I. (2013). "Effect of increasing amounts of corn dried distillers’ grains with solubles in dairy cow diets on enteric methane emissions, digestibility, and milk production.", 31st Western Canadian Dairy Seminar (WCDS), Capri Centre, Red Deer, AB, Canada, March 5-8, 2013.
  • Hassanat, F., Benchaar, C., Gervais, R., Chouinard, P.Y., and Massé, D.I. (2013). "Effects of replacing timothy silage with alfalfa silage in dairy cow diets on enteric methane production.", ADSA-ASAS 2013 Joint Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, USA, July 8-12, 2013.
  • Hassanat, F., Gervais, R., Chouinard, P.Y., Petit, H.V., Massé, D.I., and Benchaar, C. (2013). "Effect of replacing timothy silage with alfalfa silage in dairy cow diets on enteric methane production.", ADSA-ASAS 2013 Joint Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, USA, July 8-12, 2013, Published in: Journal of Dairy Science, 96:28 (#T76).
  • Ibeagha-Awemu, E.M., Ammah, A.A., Beaudoin, F., Bissonnette, N., and Benchaar, C. (2013). "Effects of Diets Rich in Unsaturated Fatty Acids on Milk Urea Nitrogen (MUN) Levels and Potential for Genetic Selection of MUN.", 31st Western Canadian Dairy Seminar (WCDS), Capri Centre, Red Deer, AB, Canada, March 5-8, 2013, Published in: Advances in Dairy Technology (Western Canadian Dairy Seminar Proceedings) 25, pp. 388. (Poster)
  • Massé, D.I., Jarret, G., and Benchaar, C. (2013). "Influence of dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) in dairy cows diet on fugitive manure methane emission and on manure bioenergy production potential.", 15th Research Network on Recycling of Agricultural and Industrial Residues in Agriculture (RAMIRAN) International Conference, Versailes, France, June 3-5, 2013, S3.09.
  • Petit, H.V., Schogor, A.L.B., Benchaar, C., Palin, M.-F., and Santos, G.T.D. (2013). "Enterolactone production and its correlation among body fluids in cows fed flax meal.", 64th Ann. Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production (EAAP), Nantes, France, August 26-30, 2013, pp. 142.
  • Schogor, A.L.B., Petit, H.V., Benchaar, C., Palin, M.-F., and Santos, G.T.D. (2013). "Activity of antioxidant enzymes in dairy cows fed increasing levels of flax meal.", World Conference on Animal Production (11th WCAP), Beijing, China, October 15-20, 2013.
  • Schogor, A.L.B., Petit, H.V., Benchaar, C., Palin, M.-F., and Santos, G.T.D. (2013). "Enterolactone concentration in body fluids and ß-glucurosidase activity in the rumen and in faeces of dairy cows fed flax meal.", World Conference on Animal Production (11th WCAP), Beijing, China, October 15-20, 2013.

2012

  • Benchaar, C. (2012). "Effects of feeding corn- or legume silage-based diets on ruminal bacteria and archaea communities.", Journal of Dairy Science (JDS), 95(Suppl. 2), pp. 371. (Abstract)
  • Benchaar, C., Hassanat, F., Gervais, R., Chouinard, P.Y., Julien, C., Massé, D.I., and Petit, H.V. (2012). "Effect of increasing amounts of corn dried distillers′ grains with solubles in dairy cow diets on enteric methane emissions, digestibility, and milk production.", Journal of Dairy Science (JDS), 95(Suppl. 2), pp. 597 (#W277). (Abstract)
  • Benchaar, C., Hassanat, F., Gervais, R., Chouinard, P.Y., Julien, C., Massé, D.I., and Petit, H.V. (2012). "Effect of increasing amounts of corn dried distillers′ grains with solubles in dairy cow diets on enteric methane emissions, digestibility, and milk production.", ADSA-AMPA-ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS 2012 Joint Annual Meeting, Hyatt Regency, Phoenix, AZ, USA, July 15-19, 2012.
  • Benchaar, C., Hassanat, F., Gervais, R., Chouinard, P.Y., Julien, C., and Massé, D.I. (2012). "Effects of increasing amounts of corn dried distillers' grains with solubles in dairy cow diets on enteric methane emissions, digestibility, and milk production.", Journal of Dairy Science (JDS), 95(Suppl. 2), pp. 597. (Abstract)
  • Chantigny, M.H., Royer, I., Rochette, P., Angers, D.A., Massé, D.I., and Benchaar, C. (2012). "Manure storage strategies altered nutrient availability and greenhouse gas emissions following application to soils.", 3rd AQSSS-CSSS Joint Meeting/Congrès conjoint AQSSS-SCSS: Soils in a changing climate: Friend of foe?, Manoir St-Castin, Québec City, QC, Canada, June 3-8, 2012.
  • Chouinard, P.Y., Pellerin, D., Charbonneau, É., Vuillemard, J.-C., Gervais, R., Fievez, V., Benchaar, C., and Tremblay, G.F. (2012). "Chaire industrielle de recherche sur le contrôle nutritionnel de la production des constituants du lait.", Forum Technologique NOVALAIT / IDF Dairy Science and Technology Week 2012, Hôtel et Suites Le Dauphin, Drummondville, QC, Canada, May 29, 2012, P2012-12. (Abstract)
  • Hassanat, F., Gervais, R., Chouinard, P.Y., Julien, C., Massé, D.I., and Benchaar, C. (2012). "Effect of replacing legume silage with corn silage in dairy cow diets on enteric methane production.", Journal of Dairy Science (JDS), 95(Suppl. 2), pp. 371. (Abstract)
  • Hassanat, F., Gervais, R., Chouinard, P.Y., Julien, C., Massé, D.I., and Benchaar, C. (2012). "Effect of replacing legume/grass silage with corn silage in dairy cow diets on enteric methane production.", ADSA-AMPA-ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS 2012 Joint Annual Meeting, Hyatt Regency, Phoenix, AZ, USA, July 15-19, 2012, Published in: Journal of Dairy Science (JDS), 95(Suppl. 2), pp. 371 (#M346).
  • Lettat, A., Hassanat, F., and Benchaar, C. (2012). "Effects of feeding corn- or legume/grass silage-based diets on ruminal bacteria and archaea communities.", Journal of Dairy Science (JDS), 95(Suppl. 2), pp. 371 (#T339). (Abstract)
  • Lettat, A., Hassanat, F., and Benchaar, C. (2012). "Effects of feeding corn- or legume/grass silage-based diets on ruminal bacteria and archaea communities.", ADSA-AMPA-ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS 2012 Joint Annual Meeting, Hyatt Regency, Phoenix, AZ, USA, July 15-19, 2012.
  • Petit, H.V., do Prado, R.N., Palin, M.-F., and Benchaar, C. (2012). "Milk production, milk composition and blood parameters of cows fed whole flaxseed or whole linola.", Journal of Dairy Science (JDS), 95(Suppl. 2), pp. 611 (#W318). (Abstract)

2011

  • Benchaar, C. (2011). "Mitigation of enteric methane emissions to reduce the carbon footprint of the dairy industry.", Dairy Research Cluster: Communications and Consultation Workshop - Shaping a dairy research agenda for 2013 - 2018, Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montréal, QC, Canada, November 16-17, 2011.
  • Benchaar, C. and Chouinard, P.Y. (2011). "Effects of cinnamon essential oil, cinnamaldehyde and monensin on milk fatty acid profile of dairy cows.", Journal of Dairy Science (JDS), 94(E-Suppl. 1), pp. 375 (#T321). (Abstract)
  • Hassanat, H. and Benchaar, C. (2011). "Impact of different sources of hydrolysable and condensed tannins on rumen fermentation and methane production in vitro.", Journal of Dairy Science (JDS), 94(E-Suppl. 1), pp. 389 (#T363). (Abstract)
  • Massé, D.I., Jarret, G., and Benchaar, C. (2011). "Manure management, valorisation and manure bioenergy.", Dairy Research Cluster: Communications and Consultation Workshop - Shaping a dairy research agenda for 2013 - 2018, Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montréal, QC, Canada, November 16-17, 2011.
  • Sarramone, J.P., Benchaar, C., Lebeuf, Y., Gervais, R., and Chouinard, P.Y. (2011). "Effect of feeding Camelina sativa seeds or meal on lactationperformance and milk fatty acid composition in lactating dairy cows.", Journal of Dairy Science (JDS), 94(E-Suppl. 1), pp. 118 (#M320). (Abstract)

2010

  • Benchaar, C. (2010). "Essential oils and opportunities to mitigate enteric methane emissions from ruminants.", 4th International Greenhouse Gases and Animal Agriculture Conference (GGAA), Banff Park Lodge, Banff, AB, Canada, October 3-8, 2010, pp. 82. (Abstract)
  • Benchaar, C. (2010). "Essential oils and opportunities to mitigate enteric methane emissions from ruminants.", in McGeough, E.G. and McGinn, S.M. (eds.) - Proceedings of the 4th International Greenhouse Gases and Animal Agriculture Conference (GGAA), Banff, AB, Canada, October 3-8, 2010, pp. 111.
  • Benchaar, C. (2010). "Essential oils and opportunities to reduce enteric methane production.", 4th International Greenhouse Gases and Animal Agriculture Conference (GGAA), Banff Park Lodge, Banff, AB, Canada, October 3-8, 2010.
  • Benchaar, C. (2010). "Mitigation of enteric methane emissions from ruminants.", EMBRAPA Gado de Leite - CNPGL, Juiz de Fora, Brazil, April 12, 2010.
  • Benchaar, C., Yang, W.-Z., Petit, H.V., and Chouinard, P.Y. (2010). "Effects of eugenol addition on milk fatty acid composition of dairy cows fed high- or low-concentrate diets.", Journal of Animal Science, 88(E-Suppl. 2), pp. 428 (#T373). (Abstract)
  • Meale, S.J., Chaves, A.V., Schei, I., McAllister, T.A., Iwaasa, A.D., Yang, W.-Z., and Benchaar, C. (2010). "Including essential oils in ruminal batch cultures, or in diets fed to lactating dairy cows: effects on methane emissions.", 4th International Greenhouse Gases and Animal Agriculture Conference (GGAA), Banff Park Lodge, Banff, AB, Canada, October 3-8, 2010, # T84, pp. 107. (Poster)
  • Meale, S.J., Chaves, A.V., Schei, I., McAllister, T.A., Iwaasa, A.D., Yang, W.-Z., and Benchaar, C. (2010). "Including essential oils in ruminant batch cultures or in diets fed to lactating dairy cows: Effects on methane emissions.", in McGeough, E.G. and McGinn, S.M. (eds.) - Proceedings of the 4th International Greenhouse Gases and Animal Agriculture Conference (GGAA), Banff, AB, Canada, October 3-8, 2010, pp. 136.
  • Narvaez, N., Wang, Y., McAllister, T.A., and Benchaar, C. (2010). "Assessment of the effects of two herbs and spices mixtures and their ethanol extracts on in vitro rumen microbial fermentation.", Journal of Animal Science, 88(E-Suppl. 2), pp. 136 (#M358). (Abstract)
  • Narvaez, N., Wang, Y., McAllister, T.A., and Benchaar, C. (2010). "Effects of ethanol extracts of two specific mixtures of herbs and spices on in vitro rumen microbial fermentation.", Journal of Animal Science, 88(E-Suppl. 2), pp. 135 (#M357). (Abstract)
  • Palin, M.-F., Petit, H.V., Beaudry, D., Côrtes, C., Gagnon, N., Lacasse, P., and Benchaar, C. (2010). "Effect of flax oil and flax hulls on mRNA abundance of antioxidant enzymes and lipogenic-related genes in the mammary gland of dairy cows.", Journal of Animal Science, 88(E-Suppl. 2), pp. 717 (#W405). (Abstract)
  • Petit, H.V., Côrtes, C., Kazama, R., da Silva-Kazama, D.C., dos Santos, G.T.D., Zeoula, L.M., Gagnon, N., and Benchaar, C. (2010). "Effect of flax hulls in the diet and infusion of flax oil in the abomasum on absorption of the mammalian lignan enterolactone in dairy cows.", Journal of Animal Science, 88(E-Suppl. 2), pp. 726 (#W435). (Abstract)

2009

  • Benchaar, C. (2009). "Milk Fatty Acid Composition of Dairy Cows Fed Increasing Amounts of Linseed Oil.", 27th Western Canadian Dairy Seminar (WCDS): Forging Ahead Through Challenging, Capri Centre, Red Deer, AB, Canada, March 10-13, 2009, Session VII: Focus on Forage, pp. 369. (Abstract)
  • Benchaar, C. (2009). "Plant-derived essential oils in ruminant nutrition.", 45th Annual Eastern Nutrition Conference of the Animal Nutrition Association of Canada (ANAC), Palace Royal Hotel, Québec City, QC, Canada, May 13-14, 2009.
  • Benchaar, C. and Chouinard, P.Y. (2009). "Assessment of the potential of cinnamaldehyde, condensed tannins, and saponins to modify milk fatty acid composition of dairy cows.", Journal of Animal Science, 87(E-Suppl. 2), pp. 277 (#T255). (Abstract)
  • Benchaar, C. and Chouinard, P.Y. (2009). "Assessment of the potential of cinnamaldehyde, condensed tannins, and saponins to modify milk fatty acid composition of dairy cows.", ADSA-CSAS-ASAS 2009 Joint Annual Meeting, Montréal Convention Center, Montréal, QC, Canada, July 12-16, 2009.
  • Benchaar, C., Hristov, A.N., and Greathead, H. (2009). "Essential oils as feed additives in ruminant nutrition.", in Steiner, T. (ed.) - Phytogenics In Animal Nutrition: Natural Concepts To Optimize Gut Health And Performance, Nottingham University Press, Nottingham, UK.
  • Benchaar, C., Yang, W.-Z., Petit, H.V., and Chouinard, P.Y. (2009). "Effects of eugenol Supplementation on feed intake, nutrient digestibility, nitrogen retention, milk production, and milk composition of dairy cows fed high- or low-concentrate diets.", ADSA-CSAS-ASAS 2009 Joint Annual Meeting, Montréal Convention Center, Montréal, QC, Canada, July 12-16, 2009.
  • Benchaar, C., Yang, W.-Z., Petit, H.V., and Chouinard, P.Y. (2009). "Effects of eugenol supplementation on feed intake, nutrient digestibility, nitrogen retention, milk production, and milk composition of dairy cows fed high- or low-concentrate diets.", Journal of Animal Science, 87(E-Suppl. 2), pp. 277 (#T254). (Abstract)
  • Benchaar, C., Yang, W.-Z., Petit, H.V., and Chouinard, P.Y. (2009). "Effects of eugenol supplementation on ruminal fermentation characteristics, protozoa counts, and in situ ruminal degradation of soybean meal, grass/legume hay, and corn grain in dairy cows fed high- or low-concentrate diets.", Journal of Animal Science, 87(E-Suppl. 2), pp. 276 (#T253). (Abstract)
  • Benchaar, C., Yang, W.-Z., Petit, H.V., and Chouinard, P.Y. (2009). "Effects of eugenol supplementation on ruminal fermentation, protozoa counts, and in situ ruminal degradation of soybean meal, grass/legume hay, and corn grain in dairy cows fed high- or low-concentrate diets.", ADSA-CSAS-ASAS 2009 Joint Annual Meeting, Montréal Convention Center, Montréal, QC, Canada, July 12-16, 2009.
  • Brito, A.F., Tremblay, G.F., Bertrand, A., Castonguay, Y., Bélanger, G., Michaud, R., Lapierre, H., Benchaar, C., Petit, H.V., Ouellet, D.R., and Berthiaume, R.R. (2009). "Alfalfa Cut At Sundown and Harvested As Baleage Increases Performance of Late-Lactation Dairy Cows.", 27th Western Canadian Dairy Seminar (WCDS): Forging Ahead Through Challenging, Capri Centre, Red Deer, AB, Canada, March 10-13, 2009, Session VII: Focus on Forage, pp. 368. (Abstract)
  • Côrtes, C., da Silva, D.C., Benchaar, C., Kazama, R., dos Santos, G.T.D., Zeoula, L.M., and Petit, H.V. (2009). "The interaction of flaxseed hulls and monensin on feed intake, apparent digestibility, and milk composition of late-lactating dairy cows.", ADSA-CSAS-ASAS 2009 Joint Annual Meeting, Montréal Convention Center, Montréal, QC, Canada, July 12-16, 2009.
  • Côrtes, C., da Silva, D.C., Kazama, R., Gagnon, N., Benchaar, C., dos Santos, G.T.D., Zeoula, L.M., and Petit, H.V. (2009). "Milk fatty acid composition of dairy cows fed whole flaxseed or/and Ca-salts of flaxseed oil.", ADSA-CSAS-ASAS 2009 Joint Annual Meeting, Montréal Convention Center, Montréal, QC, Canada, July 12-16, 2009.
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