Summary: 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 fo
od 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.
Summary: 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. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:5TH 05 Cover: Paperback Publisher:John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Published: 12/28/2004 International: No
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Part 1 - Introduction to Animal Nutrition
1. Concepts of Nutrition 2. Animal Nutrition: Its role in Modern Agriculture and Society 3. Common Methods of Analysis for Nutrients and Feedstuffs 4. The Gastrointestinal Tract and Nutrition 5. Measurement of Feed and Nutrient Utilization
Part 2 - Nutrient Metabolism
6. Water 7. Carbohydrates 8. Lipids 9. Proteins and Amino Acids 10. Energy Metabolism 11. Macro Mineral Elements 12. Micro (trace) Mineral Elements 13. Mineral Toxicities in the Food Chain 14. Fat-Soluble Vitamins 15. Water-Soluble Vitamins 16. Regulation of Nutrient Partitioning
Part 3 - Applied Animal Nutrition and Feeding
17. Factors Affecting Feed Consumption 18. Feeding Standards and Productivity 19. Feedstuffs 20. Feed Preparation and Processing 21. Diet Formulation 22. Beef Cattle 23. Dairy Cattle 24. Sheep and Goats 25. Swine 26. Poultry 27. Horses 28. Dogs and Cats 29. Fish 30. Zoo Animals
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