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Basic Animal Nutrition and Feeding

By: Wilson G Pond (Author), David B Church (Author), Kevin R Pond (Author), Patricia A Schoknecht (Author)

608 pages, b/w photos, illustrations, tables

John Wiley & Sons

Paperback | Aug 2005 | Edition: 5 | #155960 | ISBN: 0471658936
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Paperback | Dec 2004 | Edition: 5 | #229037 | ISBN: 0471215392
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About this book

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.


Contents

Preface

PART 1: INTRODUCTION TO ANIMAL NUTRITION
1. Concepts of Nutrition
2. Animal Nutrition: Its Role in Modern Agriculture and Society
3. Common Methods of Analysis for Nutrients and  Feedstuffs
4. The Gastrointestinal Tract and Nutrition
5. Measurement of Feed and Nutrient Utilization

PART 2: NURTIENT METABOLISM
6. Water
7. Carbohydrates
8. Lipids
9. Proteins and Amino Acids
10. Energy Metabolism
11. Macromineral Elements
12. Micro- (Trace) Mineral Elements
13. Mineral Toxicities in the Food Chain
14. Fat-Soluble Vitamins
15. Water-Soluble Vitamins
16. Regulation of Nutrient Partitioning (Michael J. VandeHaar)

PART 3: APPLIED ANIMAL NUTRITION AND FEEDING
17. Factors Affecting Feed Consumption
18. Feeding Standards and Productivity
19. Feedstuffs
20. Feed Preparation and Processing
21. Diet Formulation
22. Beef Cattle (Calvin L. Ferrell)
23. Dairy Cattle (Michael J. VandeHaar)
24. Sheep and Goats
25. Swine
26. Poultry (Richard E. Austic)
27. Horses (Harold F. Hintz)
28. Dogs and Cats (Duane E. Ullrey)
29. Fish (Duane E. Ullrey)
30. Zoo Animals (Duane E. Ullrey)


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