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Farm Animal Metabolism and Nutrition

Edited By: J P F D'Mello

438 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

CABI Publishing

Paperback | Jan 2000 | #112871 | ISBN: 0851993788
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About this book

This book presents specially commissioned reviews of key topics in farm animal metabolism and nutrition, such as repartitioning agents, near infrared reflectance spectroscopy and digestibility and metabolisable energy assays, where major advances have recently been made or which continue to represent issues of significance for students and researchers. Authors include leading researchers from Europe, North America and Australia.


Protein, peptide and amino acid metabolism; glucose, lipid and trace mineral dynamics; repartitioning agents; near infrared reflectance spectroscopy; use of gas production, in sacco and markets in feed evaluation; digestibility and metabolize energy assays; feed intake - mechanistic and behavioural aspects; animal performance as affected by anti-nutritional factors, mycotoxins and feed enzymes.

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