Basic Animal Nutrition and Feeding

ISBN-10: 0471215392
ISBN-13: 9780471215394
Edition: 5th 2005 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $210.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/29/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.640
Language: English

This 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 the 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.

Preface
Introduction to Animal Nutrition
Concepts of Nutrition
Animal Nutrition: Its Role in Modern Agriculture and Society
Common Methods of Analysis for Nutrients and Feedstuffs
The Gastrointestinal Tract and Nutrition
Measurement of Feed and Nutrient Utilization
Nurtient Metabolism
Water
Carbohydrates
Lipids
Proteins and Amino Acids
Energy Metabolism
Macromineral Elements
Micro- (Trace) Mineral Elements
Mineral Toxicities in the Food Chain
Fat-Soluble Vitamins
Water-Soluble Vitamins
Regulation of Nutrient Partitioning
Applied Animal Nutrition and Feeding
Factors Affecting Feed Consumption
Feeding Standards and Productivity
Feedstuffs
Feed Preparation and Processing
Diet Formulation
Beef Cattle
Dairy Cattle
Sheep and Goats
Swine
Poultry
Horses
Dogs and Cats
Fish
Zoo Animals

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