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The Roles of Amino Acid Chelates in Animal Nutrition

The latest research results on the roles of amino acid chelates in animal nutrition are covered in this book, with careful attention to scientific detail and accuracy. The book presents the work of 42 international contributors; and will interest nutritionists, veterinarians, and all those concerned with animal feeds and feeding programsùparticularly those supplying mineral supplements to the diet in a form which can be absorbed readily and digested properly.

Audience
Nutritionists, veterinarians, and all those concerned with animal feeds and feeding programs.

Hardbound, 501 Pages

Published: December 1993

Imprint: William Andrew

ISBN: 978-0-8155-1312-4

Contents

  • IntroductionSection 1: Amino Acid Chelation 1. Minerals in Animal Health 2. Factors Which Affect the Intestinal Absorption of Minerals 3. Comparative Intestinal Absorption and Subsequent Metabolism of Metal Amino Acid Chelates and Inorganic Metal Salts 4. Increasing Intestinal Disaccharidase Activity in the Small Intestine with Amino Acid Chelates 5. Evaluation of the Nutritional Efficiency of Amino Acid Chelates 6. An Assessment of Long Term Feeding of Amino Acid ChelatesSection 2: Cattle 7. The Use of Amino Acid Chelates to Enhance the Immune System 8. The Use of Amino Acid Chelates in Bovine Fertility and Embryonic Viability 9. The Role of Copper in Beef Cattle Fertility 10. The Use of Amino Acid Chelates in High Production Milk Cows 11. The Feeding of Amino Acid Chelate Supplements to Beef CalvesSection 3: Swine 12. The Role of Iron Amino Acid Chelate in Pig Performance 13. The Effect of Iron Amino Acid Chelate on the Prevention of Anemia 14. The Effect of Amino Acid Chelated Iron in Pregnant and Lactating Sows 15. Improving Reproductive Performance with Iron Amino Acid Chelate 16. A Nutritional Approach to Maximizing Carcass LeannessSection 4: Poultry 17. The Effect of Amino Acid Chelates in Chick Mortality 18. The Dynamics of Feeding Amino Acid Chelates to Broilers 19. Growth Rates and Feed Conversion in Broiler Chicks Fed Amino Acid Chelates 20. The use of Amino Acid Chelates in Growing Turkeys 21. The Role of Amino Acid Chelates in Overcoming the Malabsorption Syndrome in Poultry 22. The Value of Amino Acid Chelates in Egg Production 23. The Role of Amino Acid Chelated Magnesium in Egg ProductionSection 5: Horses 24. The Effects of Amino Acid Chelates on Thoroughbred Mares 25. Copper-Responsive Epiphysitis and Tendon Contracture in a FoalSection 6: Fish 26. The Use of Amino Acid Chelates in Rainbow Trout Open-Formula Diets 27. The Use of Zinc Amino Acid Chelates in High Calcium and Phosphorous Diets of Rainbow Trout 28. The Effects of Iron Amino Acid Chelate in Culture Eels.Section 7: Summary and Conclusion 29. Summary and ConclusionName IndexIndex

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