Basic Animal Nutrition and Feeding

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This fifth edition arms readers with the latest information on nutrient metabolism and the formulation of diets from an array of available feedstuffs. The authors discuss animals' role in ecological balance, environmental stability and sustainable agriculture and food production. A new chapter on the regulation of nutrient partitioning offers a lively and timely discussion of emerging technologies in modifying and increasing efficiency of nutrient metabolism and animal food composition. A new chapter on toxic minerals in the food chain addresses the role of agricultural production animal nutrition in protecting the environment from toxic levels of minerals and nitrogen in the food chain.
 

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Contents

Preface
1
Its Role in
5
Common Methods of Analysis for
15
animal species includes chapters contributed generous physical resources for one of
23
The Gastrointestinal Tract and Nutrition
25
Harold F Hintz Horses Chapter 27 and Du and coauthorship of that chapter in the Third
30
Measurement of Feed and Nutrient
49
PART 2NUTRIENT METABOLISM
60
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173
Micro Trace Mineral Elements
185
Mineral Toxicities and Organic Toxins
217
FatSoluble Vitamins
229
WaterSoluble Vitamins
251
Regulation of Nutrient Partitioning
275
Factors Affecting Feed Consumption
296
Feeding Standards and Productivity
308

Water
61
Carbohydrates
73
Lipids
91
Proteins and Amino Acids
113
PART 3APPLIED ANIMAL
123
Energy Metabolism
145
Macromineral Elements
163
Feedstuffs
321
Preface
352
Feed Preparation and Processing
369
Diet Formulation
381
Beef Cattle by Calvin L Ferrell
395
The fifth edition retains the general style and for
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Wilson G. Pond is the author of Basic Animal Nutrition and Feeding, 5th Edition, published by Wiley. David B. Church is the author of Basic Animal Nutrition and Feeding, 5th Edition, published by Wiley.

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