Feeding of Non-ruminant Livestock

Feeding of Non-ruminant Livestock

1st Edition - January 1, 1987

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  • Editor: Julian Wiseman
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483100319

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Feeding of Non-Ruminant Livestock focuses on the nutrition of non-ruminant livestock. The book first discusses the feeding of non-ruminants, including regulation of feed intake and intake requirements and recommendations. The text highlights the energy value of feeds for non-ruminants; protein, vitamin, mineral, and nutrition of non-ruminants; and nutrition of rabbits. The book also underscores the nutrition of growing and breeding pigs, including gilts, boars, and sows. The text describes the nutrition of rapidly growing broilers. Presentation of diets and choice of energy level; proteins and amino acids; characteristics of production system; and mineral, vitamins, and additives are considered. The book also discusses the nutrition of laying hens and turkeys. Nutrition of rearing pullets; nutrition of hens during lay; meat turkeys; and nutrition of breeder turkeys during rearing are described. The text also highlights the nutrition of ducks, Japanese quails, and roasting geese. The book is a good source of information for readers wanting to study the nutrition demands of non-ruminant livestock.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction

    Part I General Information on the Feeding of Non-Ruminants

    1 Intake, Requirements, Recommendations

    2 Energy Value of Feeds for Non-Ruminants

    3 Protein Nutrition of Non-Ruminants

    4 Mineral Nutrition of Non-Ruminants

    5 Vitamin Nutrition of Non-Ruminants

    Part II Dietary Recommendations

    6 Nutrition of Growing Pigs

    7 Nutrition of Breeding Pigs

    8 Nutrition of Rabbits

    9 Nutrition of Rapidly Growing Broilers

    10 Nutrition of Laying Hens

    11 Nutrition of Turkeys

    12 Nutrition of Guinea-Fowl

    13 Nutrition of Ducks

    14 Nutrition of Geese

    15 Nutrition of Japanese Quail

    16 Nutrition of Pheasants and Partridges

    Part III Composition of Raw Materials

    17 Comments on Raw Materials

    18 Tables of Raw Material Composition

    Index of Feed Ingredients

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  • No. of pages: 228
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1987
  • Published: January 1, 1987
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483100319

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