Description

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.

Readership

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

Table of Contents

Introduction Section 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 Chelates Section 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 Calves Section 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 Leanness Section 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

Details

No. of pages:
501
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1993
Published:
Imprint:
William Andrew
eBook ISBN:
9780815519287
Print ISBN:
9780815513124

About the editor

H. DeWayne Ashemead

Affiliations and Expertise

Albion Laboratories, Inc.

About the author

H. DeWayne Ashemead

Affiliations and Expertise

Albion Laboratories, Inc.

Reviews

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.