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Modelling Nutrient Utilization in Farm Animals

Edited By: JP McNamara, J France and DE Beever

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #111501 | ISBN: 0851994490
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Contains 31 chapters, grouped into six sections, developed from papers presented at a satellite meeting of the 9th International Symposium on Ruminant Physiology, held in South Africa in October 1999.


The role of thermodynamics in controlling rumen metabolism; simple allometric models to predict rumen feed passage rate in deomstic ruminants; modelling production and portal appearance of volatile fatty acids in cows; modelling energy expenditure in pigs; simulation of the development of adipose tissue in beef cattle; modelling nutrient digestion and utlization in dairy cows fed tropical forages - the validation test; a pig model for feed evaluation.

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