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Basic Animal Nutrition and Feeding

Basic Animal Nutrition and Feeding - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0471215394

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ISBN13: 978-0471215394
ISBN10: 0471215392
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 05
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 2005
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Basic Animal Nutrition and Feeding - 5TH 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0471215394

W. Pond, K. Pond, P. Schoknecht and D. Church

ISBN13: 978-0471215394
ISBN10: 0471215392
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 05
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Published: 2005
International: No
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.

Table of Contents

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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