Nutrition Conference for Feed Manufacturers - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780408706582, 9781483164243

Nutrition Conference for Feed Manufacturers

1st Edition

University of Nottingham, Volume 8

Editors: Henry Swan Dyfed Lewis
eBook ISBN: 9781483164243
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st January 1974
Page Count: 278
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Description

Nutrition Conference for Feed Manufacturers: 8 is a collection of papers that discusses world protein supplies, protein nutrition of farm livestock, alternative sources of protein, problems of amino- acid availability, and the use of synthetic amino-acids. Several papers deal with non-protein nitrogen as an alternative nitrogen source, the nutritive value of silages, and the use of dried grass or processed straw in ruminant feeding. One paper evaluates the protein and amino-acid requirements of poultry, pigs, and ruminants. Another paper examines the reduced availability of amino-acid in some batches of feeding stuffs and notes that the problem has been approached by correcting low estimates and the adoption of improved manufacturing practices. One paper points out the possibility of producing all the amino acids required for feedstock either synthetically or by fermentation, but the animal feed industry will be interested only in methionine and lysine. The paper also notes that France can save almost a quarter of its protein imports by adopting a generalized use of lysine and a better use of methionine. The collection will prove valuable to agriculturists, food technologists, bio-chemists, veterinarians, economists, livestock owners, and scientists involved in livestock food production or research.

Table of Contents


Introductory Session

1 World Protein Supplies

Session Two: Protein Nutrition of Farm Livestock

2 Protein and Amino-Acid Requirements of Poultry, Pigs and Ruminants

3 Alternative Sources of Protein

4 Problems of Amino-Acid Availability

5 The Use of Synthetic Amino Acids

6 Non-Protein Nitrogen as an Alternative Nitrogen Source

Panel Discussion

Session Three: The Nutritive Value of Conserved Forages

7 The Nutritive Value of Silages

8 The Use of Dried Grass in Ruminant Feeding

9 The Use of Processed Straw in Rations for Ruminants

Panel Discussion

List of Participants

Index

Details

No. of pages:
278
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 1974
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9781483164243

About the Editor

Henry Swan

Dyfed Lewis