Edition: 6th 2002 (Revised)
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Description: The latest edition of this classic text, now in a larger format with improved artwork, continues to provide a clear and comprehensive introduction to the science and practice of animal nutrition. Animal Nutrition covers four main areas. Chapters 1-9 explain the basic chemistry and biochemistry of feed constituents, digestion and metabolism; Chapters 10-18 evaluate the energy and nutrient content of feedstuffs and discuss the assessment of nutritional requirements and ration formulation; Chapters 19-25 describe the characteristics of commonly used feedstuffs such as forages, concentrates and by-products; and the Appendix provides comprehensive tables on the composition of foods and feeding standards for dairy and beef cattle, sheep, pigs and poultry, and horses.
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List price: $97.50
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Pearson Education
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
|The animal and its food|
|Proteins, nucleic acids and other nitrogenous compounds|
|Evaluation of foods (A) Digestibility|
|Evaluation of foods (B) Energy content of foods and the partition of food within the animal|
|Evaluation of foods (C) Systems for expressing the energy value of foods|
|Evaluation of foods (D) Protein|
|Feeding standards for maintenance and growth|
|Feeding standards for reproduction|
|Voluntary intake of food|
|Animal nutrition and the consumers of animal products|
|Grass and forage crops|
|Hay, artificially dried forages straws and chaff|
|Roots, tubers and related by-products|
|Cereal grains and cereal by-products|
|Solutions to problems|
|Notes on tables|