Recent Advances in Animal Nutrition - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780408710152, 9781483100234

Recent Advances in Animal Nutrition

1st Edition

Authors: W. Haresign
Editors: D.J.A. Cole W. Haresign W. Henrichsmeyer
eBook ISBN: 9781483100234
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 12th January 1982
Page Count: 256
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Recent Advances in Animal Nutrition — 1982 focuses on the compositions of animal feeds. The book first discusses the presence of molds and mycotoxins in animal feeds. Controlling mycotoxin exposure, formation and effects of mycotoxins, and microbiology of feeds are described. The text surveys the anti-nutritive factors in animal feeds. Substances depressing digestion or metabolic utilization of proteins; substances reducing the solubility or interfering with the utilization of mineral elements; and substances inactivating or increasing the requirements of vitamins are discussed. The book also highlights oilseed meals for livestock feeding; the use of databases for the composition and nutritive value of animal feeds; and energy evaluation of poultry rations. The text underscores the influence of nutrition on hatchability, including the composition and size of hatching eggs; the right amounts of proteins, lipids, vitamins, and minerals; feed ingredients; and feeding practices. The book also discusses the energy and protein requirements of pigs and methods used in the analysis of the energy content of ruminant feeds. The selection is a good source of data for readers interested in studying the compositions of animal feeds.

Table of Contents

I Raw Ingredient Analysis

1 Moulds and Mycotoxins in Animal Feedstuffs

2 Anti-Nutritive Factors in Animal Feedstuffs

3 Oilseed Meals for Livestock Feeding

4 Databases for the Composition and Nutritive Value of Animal Feeds

II Poultry Nutrition

5 Energy Evaluation of Poultry Rations

6 Influence of Nutritional Factors on Hatchability

III An Interpretation of the New ARC Requirements for Pigs

7 Energy Requirements of Pigs

8 Protein Requirements of Pigs

9 Factors Affecting the Need for Supplementary Vitamins in Pigs

IV Ruminant Nutrition

10 Methods for the Analysis of the Energy Content of Ruminant Feeds

11 The Metabolizable Energy of Compound Feedstuffs for Ruminants

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W. Haresign

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D.J.A. Cole

W. Haresign

W. Henrichsmeyer

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