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Recent advances in animal nutrition - 1982 / W. Haresign.

Haresign, William. (Author).
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Subject: Animal nutrition.
Animaux > Alimentation > Congrès.
Aliments pour animaux > Congrès.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781483100234
  • ISBN: 1483100235
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (viii, 248 pages) : illustrations.
  • Publisher: London : Butterworths, 1983.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Front Cover; Recent Advances in Animal Nutrition-1982; Copyright Page; PREFACE; Table of Contents; Part I: Raw Ingredient Analysis; CHAPTER 1. MOULDS AND MYCOTOXINS IN ANIMAL FEEDSTUFFS; Introduction; Microbiology of feedstuff's; Formation of mycotoxins; Controlling mycotoxin exposure; Effect of mycotoxins; Sampling and analysis of feedstuff's; References; CHAPTER 2. ANTI-NUTRITIVE FACTORS IN ANIMAL FEEDSTUFFS; Substances depressing digestion or metabolic utilization of proteins; Substances reducing the solubility or interfering with the utilization of mineral elements.
Substances inactivating or increasing the requirements of certain vitaminsConclusions; References; CHAPTER 3. OILSEED MEALS FOR LIVESTOCK FEEDING; Introduction; World oilseed production; Composition of oilseed meals; Oilseeds as a supplemental protein source for pigs and cattle; Conclusions; References; CHAPTER 4. DATABASES FOR THE COMPOSITION AND NUTRITIVE VALUE OF ANIMAL FEEDS; Introduction; The use of punched cards for data storage; The use of computers for storage of data on animal feeds; International developments; International system for describing and naming feeds.
The International Feed DescriptionFeed classes; The Feed Description File and the International Feed Number; International Feed Names; Existing animal feed databases; Feed manufacturers' databases; Database management problems; Future developments in the UK; References; PART II: POULTRY NUTRITION; CHAPTER 5. ENERGY EVALUATION OF POULTRY RATIONS; Introduction; Abbreviations and conventions; The experimental approach; Types of interpretative model; Accuracy of prediction; Metabolizable energy systems; Existing prediction equations; Discussion of prospects; References.
CHAPTER 6. INFLUENCE OF NUTRITIONAL FACTORS ON HATCHABILITYIntroduction; The composition and size of hatching eggs; Energy; Protein; Lipid; Vitamins; Minerals; Other nutritional factors, including feed ingredient effects; Requirements for hatchability; Feeding practices; Conclusions; References; PART III: AN INTERPRETATION OF THE NEW ARC REQUIREMENTS FOR PIGS; CHAPTER 7. ENERGY REQUIREMENTS O F PIGS; Assessment of requirements; The energy requirements for growth; The energy requirements during pregnancy; The energy requirements during lactation; Conclusions; References.
CHAPTER 8. PROTEIN REQUIREMENTS OF PIGSIdeal protein; The estimation of protein requirements; Diet formulation; References; CHAPTER 9. FACTORS AFFECTING THE NEED FOR SUPPLEMENTARY VITAMINS IN PIGS; Introduction; Natural potency of feed ingredients; Losses in storage; Dietary nutrients, proximate components and additives which influence the minimum dietary requirement for vitamins; Determining vitamin adequacy under field conditions; References; PART IV: RUMINANT NUTRITION; CHAPTER 10. METHODS FOR THE ANALYSIS OF THE ENERGY CONTENT OF RUMINANT FEEDS; Introduction.
Summary: 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.
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