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Sustainable swine nutrition / edited by Lee Chiba.

Chiba, Lee. (Added Author).
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Subject: Swine > Nutrition.
Swine > Feeding and feeds.
Genre: Electronic books.
Llibres electrònics.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781118485835
  • ISBN: 1118485831
  • ISBN: 9781118491454
  • ISBN: 1118491459
  • ISBN: 9781283803946
  • ISBN: 1283803941
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Sustainable Swine Nutrition; Contents; Contributors; Preface; Editor; Part I Fundamental Nutrition; 1 Water in Swine Nutrition; Introduction; Water Content of the Body; Water as a Nutrient; Functional Properties of Water; Water Balance; Water Intake; Water Excretion; Water Balance; Water Requirement; Water Delivery to the Pig; Nipple Drinkers; Dish Drinkers; Wet-Dry Feeders; Liquid Feeding; Water Management; Gestating Sows; Lactating Sows; Nursing Piglets; Weaning Pigs; Grower and Finisher Pigs; Water Quality; Quality Criteria in General; Physical; Chemical; Microbiological; Water Treatment.
Removal of ColloidsWater Softening; Removal of Sulfates; Removal of Iron and Manganese; Disinfection; Water Quality Effects on Performance; References; 2 Energy and Energy Metabolism in Swine; Introduction; Energy Utilization in Swine; Methodological Aspects; Digestive Utilization of Energy; Utilization of DE for ME; Metabolic Utilization of Energy; Energy Evaluation Systems; Conclusion; Energy Requirements; Introduction; Maintenance Energy Requirements; Energy Requirements for Growth; Energy Requirements for Reproduction; Energy Requirements for Physical Activity.
Energy Requirements for ThermoregulationResponse to Energy Intake; Feed Efficiency in Growing Pigs; Regulation of Energy Intake in Pigs; Summary; References; 3 Lipids and Lipid Utilization in Swine; Introduction; Primary Sources of Lipids in Swine Diets; Biological Characteristics of Lipid Utilization in Swine; Metabolism; Development; Immune System; Gene Regulation; Lipid Metabolism By Newborn Suckling Pigs; Metabolic Characteristics of Lipid Utilization By Neonatal Pigs; Special Lipids Used in Neonatal Pigs; Lipid Utilization By Growing Swine; The Requirement of Lipid in Growing Swine.
Special Lipids Used in Growing-Finishing PigsLipid Utilization By Producing Swine; Effect of Dietary Fat on the Sow; Effect of Dietary Fat in the Boar; References; 4 Amino Acids and Amino Acid Utilization in Swine; Introduction; Cellular Amino Acid Transport: Passport to Amino Acid Utilization; Cationic Amino Acid Transport; Cationic and Neutral Amino Acid Shared Transport; Intestinal Amino Acid Utilization; Mechanisms of Intestinal Amino Acid Absorption and Transport; Amino Acid Utilization During Growth; Insulin Signaling Pathway is Shared by Amino Acids.
Developmental Regulation of Protein Synthesis in the Growing PigAmino Acid Partitioning During Gestation; Fetal Growth; Mammary Gland Growth; Amino Acid Partitioning During Lactation; Mammary Gland Amino Acid Utilization; Amino Acid Metabolism in Porcine Mammary Gland During Lactation; References; 5 Carbohydrates and Carbohydrate Utilization in Swine; Introduction; Carbohydrate Terminology and Classification; Sugars; Oligosaccharides; Starch; Non-starch Polysaccharides; Lignin; Physiochemical Properties of Fiber; Measurements of Dietary Carbohydrates and Lignin.
Summary: Comprehensively covers the most recent advancements in sustainability to promote reduced pork production costs and wasteCovers recent topics such as alternative feedstuffs, feed additives, and bioavalabilityDiscusses environmental topics such as waste and odor managementWritten by an international team of experts in the field.
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