9780471308645

Basic Animal Nutrition and Feeding, 4th Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780471308645

  • ISBN10:

    0471308641

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/1995
  • Publisher: WILEY
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Summary

This updated and expanded edition offers current knowledge of nutrient metabolism and the formulation of diets from an array of available feedstuffs. Discusses animals' role in ecological balance, environmental stability and sustainable agriculture and food production. A new section on life-cycle feeding of individual animal classes features chapters contributed by authorities in their respective fields of animal nutrition. These new chapters include cattle, poultry, rabbits, sheep, swine, horses, cats, fish and exotic animals.

Table of Contents

Preface v
PART 1---INTRODUCTION
Concepts of Nutrition
3(4)
Animal Nutrition: Its Role in Modern Agriculture and Society
7(10)
Common Methods of Analysis for Nutrients and Feedstuffs
17(10)
The Gastrointestinal Tract and Nutrition
27(22)
Measurement of Feed and Nutrient Utilization and Requirements in Animals
49(18)
PART 2---NUTRIENT METABOLISM
Water
67(12)
Carbohydrates
79(16)
Lipids
95(24)
Proteins and Amino Acids
119(30)
Energy Metabolism
149(18)
Inorganic Mineral Elements
167(58)
Macromineral Elements
169(16)
Micro- (Trace) Elements
185(27)
Toxic Elements
212(13)
Fat-Soluble Vitamins
225(22)
Water-Soluble Vitamins
247(26)
PART 3---APPLIED ANIMAL NUTRITION
Factors Affecting Feed Consumption
273(18)
Feeding Standards and Productivity
291(16)
Feedstuffs
307(46)
Feed Preparation and Processing
353(12)
Diet Formulation
365(24)
Beef Cattle
389(14)
Dairy Cattle
403(12)
Sheep and Goats
415(36)
Rabbits
451(10)
Swine
461(34)
Poultry
495(22)
Horses
517(14)
Dogs and Cats
531(16)
Fish
547(18)
Wild Animals
565(10)
Appendix 575(10)
List of Pertinent Publications of the National Research Council
576(1)
Tables of Amino Acid, Vitamin, and Mineral Element Content of Selected Food Ingredients
577(4)
Conversion Tables for Weight, Temperature, Area, and Volume
581(4)
Glossary 585(16)
Index 601

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