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Nutrient requirements of poultry / Subcommittee on Poultry Nutrition, Committee on Animal Nutrition, Board on Agriculture, National Research Council.

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Subject: Poultry > Feeding and feeds.
Poultry.
Animal Nutrition.
Volailles > Alimentation.
Genre: Electronic books.

Record details

  • ISBN: 0585037116
  • ISBN: 9780585037110
  • ISBN: 9786610196500
  • ISBN: 6610196508
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 155 pages).
  • Edition: 9th rev. ed.
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1994.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 115-142) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Components of poultry diets -- Energy -- Carbohydrates -- Protein and amino acids -- Fats -- Minerals -- Vitamins -- Water -- Xanthophylls -- Unidentified growth factors -- Antimicrobials -- Nutrient requirements of chickens -- Leghorn-type chickens -- Meat-type chickens -- Nutrient requirements of turkeys -- Starting and growing turkeys -- Turkey breeders -- Nutrient requirements of geese -- Nutrient requirements of ducks -- Nutrient requirements of ring-necked pheasants, Japanese quail and bobwhite quail -- Signs of nutritional deficiencies in chickens and turkeys -- Protein and amino acid deficiencies -- Vitamin deficiencies -- Mineral dificiencies -- Toxicity of certain inorganic elements -- Composition of feedstuffs used in poultry diets -- Cereal grains -- Protein supplements -- Estimating the amino acid composition of feedstuffs -- Characteristics of dietary fats -- Macromineral supplements -- Mycotoxins -- Standard reference diets for chicks -- Documentation of nutrient requirements -- Estimating the energy value of feed ingredients -- Conversion factors.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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