More Details about Animal Nutrition

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PublisherPearson Education
Publish YearJanuary 2002


The latest edition of this classic text, now in a larger format with improved artwork, continues to provide a clear and comprehensive introduction to the science and practice of animal nutrition. Table Of ContentsThe animal and its foodCarbohydratesLipidsProteins, nucleic acids and other nitrogenous compoundsVitaminsMineralsEnzymesDigestionMetabolismEvaluation of foods (A) DigestibilityEvaluation of foods (B) Energy content of foods and the partition of food within the animalEvaluation of foods (C) Systems for expressing the energy value of foodsEvaluation of foods (D) ProteinFeeding standards for maintenance and growthFeeding standards for reproductionLactationVoluntary intake of foodAnimal nutrition and the consumers of animal productsGrass and forage cropsSilageHay, artificially dried forages straws and chaffRoots, tubers and related by-productsCereal grains and cereal by-productsProtein concentratesFood additivesSalient FeaturesNew chapter on Animal Nutrition and the Consumers of Animal Products addressing contemporary concerns for safety in human diets.New chapter on Feed Additives. Major revisions of chapters on food analysis, lipids, metabolism, energy systems and protein evaluation.Now includes comments on the nutrition of the horse and feeding standards for this species.New chapter summaries and problems and solutions to aid student learning.Updated suggestions for further reading.