ABOUT THIS BOOK
Animal Nutrition

£54.99

ANIMAL NUTRITION

PAPERBACK by McDonald, Peter; Morgan, C A; Greenhalgh, J.F.D.; Edwards, R; Sinclair, Liam; Wilkinson, Robert

£54.99

ISBN
9781408204238
IMPRINT
BENJAMIN CUMMINGS
EDITION
7TH EDITION
PUBLISHER
PEARSON EDUCATION LIMITED
FOR DELIVERY
New product available - 9781292251660
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
712 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
02 MAR 2011

DESCRIPTION

The book is known as a comprehensive introduction to animal nutrition, for Animal Science, Agricultural Science and Veterinary Science students. Appendices provides comprehensive tables on the composition of foods and feeding standards for dairy and beef cattle, sheep, pigs and poultry, and horses Summary section at the end of each chapter allow students to recap the material Each chapter is accompanied by suggestions for further reading

CONTENTS

Acknowledgements. 1. The animal and its food. 2. Carbohydrates. 3. Lipids. 4. Proteins, nucleic acids and other nitrogenous compounds. 5. Vitamins. 6. Minerals. 7. Enzymes. 8. Digestion. 9. Metabolism. 10. Evaluation of foods (A) Digestibility. 11. Evaluation of foods (B) Energy content of foods and the partition of food within the animal. 12. Evaluation of foods (C) Systems for expressing the energy value of foods. 13. Evaluation of foods (D) Protein. 14. Feeding standards for maintenance and growth. 15. Feeding standards for reproduction. 16. Lactation. 17. Voluntary intake of food. 18. Animal nutrition and the consumers of animal products. 19. Grass and forage crops. 20. Silage. 21. Hay, artificially dried forages straws and chaff. 22. Roots, tubers and related by-products. 23. Cereal grains and cereal by-products. 24. Protein concentrates. 25. Food additives. Appendix I: Solutions to problems. Appendix II: Notes on tables. Index.