Animal Life Cycle Feeding and Nutrition

Author: Gerard Meurant
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0323138918
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Animal Life-Cycle Feeding and Nutrition reviews developments in feeding and nutrition throughout an animal's life cycle and covers a wide range of topics, from utilization of nutrients such as carbohydrates and proteins to nutrient digestion by ruminants, swine, poultry, and horses. Feedstuffs such as pasture and harvested forages, protein concentrates, and cereal and sorghum grains are also discussed. Comprised of 21 chapters, this book begins with a discussion on nutrients and their utilization, including carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and minerals and vitamins. Nutrient digestion by ruminants, swine, poultry, and horses are then compared and feedstuffs for livestock are evaluated. The next section deals with feedstuffs such as pasture and harvested forages, protein concentrates, and cereal and sorghum grains, together with molasses, manure, and other miscellaneous feed ingredients. The remaining chapters explore the effect of processing on the nutrient value of feedstuffs; balancing of rations; and feeding of animals including swine, beef and dairy cattle, poultry, sheep, horses, dogs, and goats. This monograph is designed for students of animal sciences, for veterinary students as well as doctors of veterinary medicine, and for practitioners of livestock feeding.

BASIC ANIMAL NUTRITION FEEDING 5th Ed

Author: Pond
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9788126507641
Format: PDF, ePub
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Market_Desc: · Veterinarians· Animal Scientists· Breeders· Caretakers Special Features: · Covers the principles of nutrition and the role of animal nutrition in modern agriculture and society· Includes a section on lifecycle feeding of individual animal classes with chapters contributed by authorities in their respective fields of animal nutrition. These chapters include cattle, poultry, rabbits, sheep, swine, horses, cats, fish and exotic animals· Emphasizes adequate nutrition, although the metabolic and physiologic consequences of malnutrition provide the foundation for understanding and practicing adequate lifecycle feeding· Provides electronic images and animations depicting various processes in nutrient digestion, metabolism, photographs of signs of specific nutrient deficiencies in animals, and other powerful learning tools About The Book: The fifth edition arms readers with the latest information on nutrient metabolism and the formulation of diets from an array of available feedstuffs. The authors discuss animals' role in ecological balance, environmental stability and sustainable agriculture and food production. A new chapter on Regulation of Nutrient Partitioning offers a lively and timely discussion of emerging technologies in modifying and increasing efficiency of nutrient metabolism and animal food composition. A new chapter on Toxic Minerals in the Food Chain addresses the role of agricultural production animal nutrition in protecting the environment from toxic levels of minerals and nitrogen in the food chain.

Animal Feeds Feeding and Nutrition and Ration Evaluation CD ROM

Author: David Tisch
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305450450
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Feeds, Feeding, and Animal Nutrition is the first book of its kind to finally pair ration formulation software with the book to create a comprehensive learning solution. The animal feeding and nutrition industries are as computerized as any industry in the world, but the challenge has been to find software that can effectively accompany a book and give the reader everything they need to succeed. This is a deficiency that has now been addressed. The ration formulation software has the same functionality as that used in the industry today and covers each species discussed in the book. Along with the software, the book includes the most current information on animal feeding and nutrition available, including full species coverage such as four ruminants, swine, chickens, rabbits, horses, dogs, cats, trout, and catfish. The book also extensively covers dietary energy, water requirements for livestock, and feed milling. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Mineral Nutrition of Animals

Author: V. I. Georgievskii
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483162729
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Mineral Nutrition of Animals reviews the research on the mineral nutrition of animals. This book explores the biological function and metabolism of minerals in the body, as well as mineral feeding of various species of farm animals. Topics range from water metabolism and mineral composition of feeds to the physiological role of macroelements such as calcium and potassium and microelements such as iron and copper. This text is comprised of 16 chapters; the first of which provides a historical overview of the science of mineral feeding of animals; mineral elements and their function in animal nutrition; and mineral feeding of animals under industrial conditions. The chapters that follow present general information on minerals, describe the link between biogeochemical regions and biochemical ecology, and analyze the factors affecting the mineral composition of animals' bodies. The reader is also introduced to water metabolism and the water requirements of animals; the metabolism of minerals absorbed into the digestive tract; and the kinetics of mineral metabolism in the blood, organs, and tissues. The next section is devoted to mineral feeding of various species of farm animals such as cattle, sheep, pigs, and poultry. This text concludes by looking at methods of controlling the adequacy of farm animals' mineral diet. This book will be of interest to students and practitioners in agriculture and food science.

Pig Production

Author: John McGlone
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780827384842
Format: PDF, Docs
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This one of a kind book covers the basics in pig biology from genetics, reproduction, nutrition and growth, to timely and current discussions on human resource management and social farming issues. It combines knowledge of biological studies with opportunities for getting practical experience in the pig production business. Unlike other texts, this book leads readers to understand the techniques involved in pig production’s rapid growth and industry successes, and provides managers of small family farms or corporate establishments with an invaluable resource for applying these strategies and methodologies to boost business and production efficiencies. Beneficial for introductory through advanced curriculums, training programs, or as a helpful reference, it is an unparalleled source for the basics and beyond in modern pig production.

Applied Animal Nutrition

Author: Peter R. Cheeke
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Bridging the gap between animal science and agronomy, "Applied Animal Nutrition: Feeds and Feeding, " third edition, enables the reader to learn and master the steps necessary to providing proper nutrition of all types. Feeds are discussed in their agronomic features, nutritive value, special properties, processing needs, suitability for particular kinds of livestock, the presence of deleterious or toxic factors, and any other considerations that relate to their utility as feeds. Features: The latest information on BSE or Mad Cow disease Completely revised to offer the most up-to-date research findings available New material written by experts in specific nutrition fields, such as dairy cattle nutrition, swine nutrition, as well as companion animal nutrition and wild and exotic animal nutrition

Nutrient Requirements of Laboratory Animals

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Publisher: National Academies
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book presents the current understanding of the lipid, carbohydrate, protein, mineral, vitamin, and other nutritional needs of laboratory animals. Extensive tables provide easy access to data and resources. Also included is an expanded background discussion of general dietary considerations. New features of this edition include new information on mineral deficiency and toxicity and expanded discussion of diet formulation and preparation.

Integrative Wildlife Nutrition

Author: Perry S. Barboza
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540878858
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Nutrition spans a wide range of mechanisms from acquisition of food to digestion, absorption and retention of energy substrates, water and other nutrients. Nutritional principles have been applied to improving individual health, athletic performance and longevity of humans and of their companion animals, and to maximizing agricultural efficiency by manipulating reproduction or growth of tissues such as muscle, hair or milk in livestock. Comparative nutrition borrows from these tra- tional approaches by applying similar techniques to studies of ecology and physiology of wildlife. Comparative approaches to nutrition integrate several levels of organization because the acquisition and flow of energy and nutrients connect individuals to populations, populations to communities, and communities to ecosystems. Integrative Wildlife Nutrition connects behavioral, morphological and biochemical traits of animals to the life history of species and thus the dynamics of populations. An integrated approach to nutrition provides a practical framework for understanding the interactions between food resources and wildlife popu- tions and for managing the harvest of abundant species and the conservation of threatened populations. This book is for students and professionals in animal physiology and ecology, conservation biology and wildlife management. It is based on our lectures, dem- strations and practical classes taught in the USA, Canada and Australia over the last three decades. Instructors can use Integrative Wildlife Nutrition as a text in wildlife and conservation biology programs, and as a reference source for related courses in wildlife ecology.

Rabbit Feeding and Nutrition

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Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 008057078X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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During the past few years, considerable reseach has been undertaken on rabbit nutrition. Rabbit producers, feed manufacturers, animal nutritionists, and others interested in rabbit production will find this book to be the new authority. Comprehensive and up-to-date, the book evaluates new information on such topics as protein digestion and requirements, nutrition/disease interrelationships, feeding behavior, and nutrional factors involved in enteritis.