Recent advances in animal nutrition 2015

By: Garnsworthy, Phil | Wiseman, JPublication details: Packington: Context Products Ltd, 2019Description: ix, 184pISBN: 9781899043804Subject(s): Animal feeds and feeding | Feed industry | Human nutritionDDC classification: 636.0852 Summary: The Ruminant section covers improving efficiency of dairy systems whilst reducing environmental impact. 1st chapter reviews effects of low protein diets; 2nd and 3rd discuss mineral nutrition with particular emphasis on copper supplementation; 4th reviews impacts of pre-calving nutrition on cow and calf health; 5th compares systems based on home-grown feeds or by-products; 6th presents prediction models for milk production responses to nutrition. The General section starts with a chapter on global trends in feed and milk prices; 2nd describes the FeedPrint tool for calculating carbon footprint of animal feeds; 3rd provides an update on legislation affecting the animal feed industry. The non-ruminant section is concerned with environmental impact and health of pigs and poultry. The 1st chapter presents life cycle analysis of dietary options in broiler production.; 2nd presents results of trials on peas and beans in pig diets; 3rd reviews gut health and immunity in piglets; 4th discusses effects of diet on gut health in pigs; 5th describes the importance of pig health on production efficiency. The final chapter reviews nutritional quality of soya products for non-ruminants. This book is essential reading for anyone in the livestock industry, including nutritionists, feed suppliers, researchers, consultants, animal science students, legislators and vets. Contents: Low protein diets for dairy cows Mineral requirements and responses of dairy cows Mineral supply and health of dairy cows Pre-calving nutrition and health of cows and calves Dairy systems based on home-grown or by-products feeds Prediction of production responses to nutrition in dairy cows Global trends in feed and milk prices Carbon footprint of animal feeds Legislation affecting the animal feed industry Diet effects on environmental impact of broilers Peas and beans in pig diets Mucosal immunity in pigs Feeding the pig for gut health Pig health and production efficiency Soya products for non-ruminants
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The Ruminant section covers improving efficiency of dairy systems whilst reducing environmental impact. 1st chapter reviews effects of low protein diets; 2nd and 3rd discuss mineral nutrition with particular emphasis on copper supplementation; 4th reviews impacts of pre-calving nutrition on cow and calf health; 5th compares systems based on home-grown feeds or by-products; 6th presents prediction models for milk production responses to nutrition. The General section starts with a chapter on global trends in feed and milk prices; 2nd describes the FeedPrint tool for calculating carbon footprint of animal feeds; 3rd provides an update on legislation affecting the animal feed industry. The non-ruminant section is concerned with environmental impact and health of pigs and poultry. The 1st chapter presents life cycle analysis of dietary options in broiler production.; 2nd presents results of trials on peas and beans in pig diets; 3rd reviews gut health and immunity in piglets; 4th discusses effects of diet on gut health in pigs; 5th describes the importance of pig health on production efficiency. The final chapter reviews nutritional quality of soya products for non-ruminants. This book is essential reading for anyone in the livestock industry, including nutritionists, feed suppliers, researchers, consultants, animal science students, legislators and vets. Contents: Low protein diets for dairy cows Mineral requirements and responses of dairy cows Mineral supply and health of dairy cows Pre-calving nutrition and health of cows and calves Dairy systems based on home-grown or by-products feeds Prediction of production responses to nutrition in dairy cows Global trends in feed and milk prices Carbon footprint of animal feeds Legislation affecting the animal feed industry Diet effects on environmental impact of broilers Peas and beans in pig diets Mucosal immunity in pigs Feeding the pig for gut health Pig health and production efficiency Soya products for non-ruminants

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