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Applied Animal Nutrition : Feeds and Feeding

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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 nutritionshow more

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  • Hardback | 624 pages
  • 204 x 256 x 28mm | 1,279.14g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0131133314
  • 9780131133310

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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 nutritionshow more

Table of contents

I. FEEDSTUFFS AND THEIR PROPERTIES. 1. Introduction to Nutrients, Digestive Physiology, and Feed Analysis. 2. Concentrates: Energy Sources. 3. Other Concentrate Energy Feeds. 4. Protein Sources. 5. Roughages. 6. Forage Harvesting and Utilization. 7. Micronutrients: Mineral and Vitamin Supplements. 8. Feed Additives. II. APPLIED NUTRITION: FEEDING BEHAVIOR AND WATER REQUIREMENTS. 9. Feeding Behavior and Regulation of Feed Intake.10. Water. III. FEED MANUFACTURING AND DIET FORMULATION. 11. Diet Formulation. 12. Feed Manufacturing and Processing. IV. FEEDING AND NUTRITION OF LIVESTOCK AND SPECIALTY ANIMALS. 13. Feeding and Nutrition of Swine. 14. Feeding and Nutrition of Avian Species. 15. Feeding and Nutrition of Beef Cattle. 16. Feeding and Nutrition of Small Ruminants: Sheep, Goats, and Llamas. 17. Feeding and Nutrition of Dairy Cattle. 18. Feeding and Nutrition of Horses. 19. Feeding and Nutrition of Rabbits. 20. Feeding and Nutrition of Companion Animals: Dogs and Cats. 21. Feeding and Nutrition of Fur-Bearing Animals. 22. Feeding and Nutrition of Wild, Exotic, and Zoo Animals. 23. Feeding and Nutrition of Fish and Other Aquatic Organisms. 24. Epilogue: Livestock Production and Human Welfare. Appendix A. Appendix B. Index.show more

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