Animal Nutrition

Animal Nutrition

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The latest edition of this classic text, now in a larger format with improved artwork, continues to provide a clear and comprehensive introduction to the science and practice of animal nutrition. Animal Nutrition covers four main areas. Chapters 1-9 explain the basic chemistry and biochemistry of feed constituents, digestion and metabolism; Chapters 10-18 evaluate the energy and nutrient content of feedstuffs and discuss the assessment of nutritional requirements and ration formulation; Chapters 19-25 describe the characteristics of commonly used feedstuffs such as forages, concentrates and by-products; and the Appendix provides comprehensive tables on the composition of foods and feeding standards for dairy and beef cattle, sheep, pigs and poultry, and horses.

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  • Paperback | 708 pages
  • 190 x 242 x 38mm | 1,338.11g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • HarlowUnited Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • illustrations
  • 0582419069
  • 9780582419063
  • 173,648

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