Swine Nutrition

Swine Nutrition

1st Edition - March 19, 1991

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  • Editors: Elwyn R. Miller, Duane E. Ullrey, Austin J. Lewis
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483162119

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Swine Nutrition is a comprehensive text-reference that deals with the various aspects and knowledge in swine nutrition. The book is basically about nutrient utilization by swine. The topics discussed concerning this subject are factors influencing swine nutrition, nutrient bioavailability, appetite and feeding behavior, physical forms of feed, environment and management, immunocompetence, genetic and sex considerations, mycotoxins, and intestinal microbiology. Major and unique feedstuffs, feeding regimen in different stages of growth, and techniques in swine nutrition research are also elaborated. The text will be useful to students of advance swine nutrition courses as well as those seeking information in swine nutrition.

Table of Contents

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    Part I Interdependencies of Swine and Humans

    1. Of Pigs and People

    2. Ethology: Pigs and People

    Part II Development of Nutritional Capabilities

    3. Digestion and Absorption Capacity and Their Development

    4. Characteristics of Obese and Lean Swine

    5. Maximizing Lean Tissue Growth: Genetic, Nutritional, and Environmental Factors

    6. Impact of Porcine Somatotropin and Beta-Adrenergic Agonists in Swine

    Part III Nutrient Utilization by Swine

    7. Energy Utilization in Swine Nutrition

    8. Fat in Swine Nutrition

    9. Amino Acids in Swine Nutrition

    10. Calcium, Phosphorous, and Vitamin D in Swine Nutrition

    11. Sodium, Potassium, Magnesium, and Chloride in Swine Nutrition

    12. Vitamin E and Selenium in Swine Nutrition

    13. Vitamins A and K in Swine Nutrition

    14. The Water-Soluble Vitamins in Swine Nutrition

    15. Iron, Copper, Zinc, Manganese, and Iodine in Swine Nutrition

    16. Fiber Utilization by Swine17. Antimicrobial Agents

    17. Antimicrobial Agents

    18. Water: The Forgotten Nutrient

    Part IV Factors Influencing Swine Nutrition

    19. Bioavailability of Amino Acids in Feedstuffs for Swine

    20. Bioavailability of Minerals and Vitamins

    21. Appetite and Feeding Behavior

    22. Physical Forms of Feed: Feed Processing and Feeder Design and Operation

    23. Environment and Management Factors That Influence Swine Nutrition

    24. Nutritional and Environmental Influences on Immunocompetence

    25. Genetic and Sex Considerations in Swine Nutrition

    26. Mycotoxins in Swine Feeds

    27. Intestinal Bacteria and Their Influence on Swine Nutrition

    Part V Applied Feeding of Swine

    28. Major Feedstuffs Used in Swine Diets

    29. Feeding Neonatal Pigs

    30. Feeding Pigs Weaned at Three to Four Weeks of Age

    31. Feeding Growing-Finishing Pigs

    32. Feeding Developing Gilts and Boars

    33. Feeding Sows to Maximize Reproductive and Lactation Capabilities

    Part VI Feeding Unique Feedstuffs to Swine

    34. Utilization of Liquid Whey in Feeding Swine

    35. Raw and Processed Soybeans in Swine Diets

    36. Utilization of Cereal Grain By-products in Feeding Swine

    37. Computer Modeling for Diet Optimization

    38. Statistical Techniques for the Design and Analysis of Swine Nutrition Experiments

    39. Digestion and Metabolism Techniques in Pigs

    40. Techniques for Measuring Body Composition of Swine

    41. Surgical Techniques


Product details

  • No. of pages: 692
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1991
  • Published: March 19, 1991
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483162119

About the Editors

Elwyn R. Miller

Duane E. Ullrey

Austin J. Lewis

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