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Recent Advances in Animal Nutrition 2001

Proceedings

Series: Recent Advances in Animal Nutrition Volume: 2001

Edited By: PC Garnsworthy and J Wiseman

Nottingham University Press

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #119601 | ISBN: 1897676085
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About this book

This book contains the proceedings of the 35th University of Nottingham Feed Conference. The general theme of the conference was meeting consumer demands for safe food produced from healthy animals.


Contents

Preface * Meeting regulatory requirements and consumer demands * Legislation and the feed compounder - latest developments * E-Commerce - opportunities for compounders and the feed industry * Speciality diets for horses * Formulating feeds for sows - feeding gestating sows with high fibre diets * High-energy diets for poultry - effects of diet composition on performance and carcass quality * Bacteriological aspects of the use of antibiotics and their alternatives in the feed of non-ruminant animals * Tracing modes of action and the roles of plant extracts in non-ruminants * Future developments in organic farming - implications for the animal feed industry * Feeding animals organically - the practicalities of supplying organic animal feed * Interactions between the immune system, nutrition, and productivity of animals * Nutrition and immunity in farm animals * Ideal concentrate feeds for grazing dairy cows - responses to supplementation in interaction with grazing management and grass quality * Conjugated linoleic acid (cla) and the dairy cow * Developments in rumen fermentation - the scientist's view * Developments in rumen fermentation - commercial applications * The use of enzymes in ruminant diets * Index

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