ISBN 9788126507641,Basic Animal Nutrition and Feeding

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ISBN 9788126507641
Publisher

Wiley India Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2010
ISBN-13

ISBN 9788126507641

ISBN-10 8126507640
Binding

Paperback

Edition 5th
Number of Pages 604 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

Animal Rights

The 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 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.

Special Feature
Covers the principles of nutrition and the role of animal nutrition in modern agriculture and society
Includes a section on lifecycle feeding of individual animal classes with chapters contributed by authorities in their respective fields of animal nutrition. These chapters include cattle, poultry, rabbits, sheep, swine, horses, cats, fish and exotic animals
Emphasizes adequate nutrition, although the metabolic and physiologic consequences of malnutrition provide the foundation for understanding and practicing adequate lifecycle feeding
Provides electronic images and animations depicting various processes in nutrient digestion, metabolism, photographs of signs of specific nutrient deficiencies in animals, and other powerful learning tools

Table of Contents
Preface Part I Introduction To Animal Nutrition
Concepts of Nutrition
Animal Nutrition: Its Role in Modern Agriculture and Society
Common Methods of Analysis for Nutrients and Feedstuffs
The Gastrointestinal Tract and Nutrition
Measurement of Feed and Nutrient Utilization
Part II Nurtient Metabolism
Water
Carbohydrates
Lipids
Proteins and Amino Acids
Energy Metabolism
Macromineral Elements
Micro- (Trace) Mineral Elements
Mineral Toxicities in the Food Chain
Fat-Soluble Vitamins
Water-Soluble Vitamins
Regulation of Nutrient Partitioning (Michael J VandeHaar)
Part III Applied Animal Nutrition And Feeding
Factors Affecting Feed Consumption
Feeding Standards and Productivity
Feedstuffs
Feed Preparation and Processing
Diet Formulation
Beef Cattle (Calvin L Ferrell)
Dairy Cattle (Michael J VandeHaar)
Sheep and Goats
Swine
Poultry (Richard E Austic)
Horses (Harold F Hintz)
Dogs and Cats (Duane E Ullrey)
Fish (Duane E Ullrey)
Zoo Animals (Duane E Ullrey

Table of Contents : -
Preface
Part I Introduction to Animal Nutrition

Concepts of Nutrition
Animal Nutrition: Its Role in Modern Agriculture and Society
Common Methods of Analysis for Nutrients and Feed stuffs
The Gastrointestinal Tract and Nutrition
Measurement of Feed and Nutrient Utilization
Part II Nutrient Metabolism

Water
Carbohydrates
Lipids
Proteins and Amino Acids
Energy Metabolism
Macro mineral Elements
Micro- (Trace) Mineral Elements
Mineral Tonicities in the Food Chain
Fat-Soluble Vitamins
Water-Soluble Vitamins
Regulation of Nutrient Partitioning (Michael J VandeHaar)
Part III Applied Animal Nutrition and Feeding

Factors Affecting Feed Consumption
Feeding Standards and Productivity
Feedstuffs
Feed Preparation and Processing
Diet Formulation
Beef Cattle (Calvin L Ferrell)
Dairy Cattle (Michael J VandeHaar)
Sheep and Goats
Swine
Poultry (Richard E Austic)
Horses (Harold F Hintz)
Dogs and Cats (Duane E Ullrey)
Fish (Duane E Ullrey)
Zoo Animals (Duane E Ullrey)
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