Animal Nutrition Scienc

Animal Nutrition Scienc

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Written for senior undergraduate and graduate students, Animal Nutrition Science introduces the fundamental topics of animal nutrition, in a treatment which deals with terrestrial animals in general. Addressing a wider range of topics than the standard animal nutrition texts, the subjects covered include nutritional ecology and the evolution of feeding styles, nutrients (including minerals, vitamins and water) and their functions, food composition and methods of evaluating foods, mammalian and microbial digestion and the supply of nutrients, control and prediction of food intake, quantitative nutrition and ration formulation, methods of investigating nutritional problems, nutritional genomics, nutrition and the environment, and methods of feed processing and animal responses to processed foods. The many references provide the scientific basis for the text, and give signposts for the reader to extend their enquiry in topics of interest.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 190 x 244 x 16mm | 780.17g
  • CABI Publishing
  • Wallingford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • col. ill
  • 1845934121
  • 9781845934125
  • 636,912

Table of contents

1: Introduction to Nutritional Ecology2: The Nutritive Value of Animal Foods: Introductory concepts about Foods, Nutrients and Food Analysis3: Methods of Evaluating the availabilty of Nutrients in Foods4: The Physico-Chemical Composition and Digestibility of Foods5: The Nutritive Value of Animal Foods6: Secondary Substances in Concentrates and Roughages7: Digestion and the Supply of Nutrients8: Water use and Requirements9: Minerals: Their Functions and Animal Requirements10: Vitamins11: Voluntary Food Intake12: Quantitative Nutrition: Requirements for Maintenance and Production13: Ration Formulation14: Nutritional Investigations: Measures for Nutritional Status15: Nutrition and the Environment16: Nutritional Genomics17: Stockfood Processing: Methods and Animal Responses18: Feedmill Design and Management: An Introductionshow more

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