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Cover for Energy and protein metabolism and requirements.

This chapter discussed the different methods of estimating the net energy and protein requirements of rabbits during the different stages of production particularly during the lactation and pregnancy period for female rabbits. The effects of protein and energy intake and metabolism on the...

Author(s)
Xiccato, G.; Trocino, A.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Feed formulation.

This chapter deals with nutritional allowances under practical conditions for intensive meat rabbit production. Highlights of this chapter focused on levels of fibre for rabbits, type of fibre, fat supplements, sources of protein, amino acid requirements, and recommended nutrient concentration of...

Author(s)
Blas, C. de; Mateos, G. G.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutritional recommendations and feeding management of Angora rabbits.

This chapter discussed some of the guidelines in feeding Angora rabbits to maximize keratin (pure fine animal fibre) production. Two areas that were give emphasis are first provide all the nutrients the rabbit needs to realize its genetic potential for wool production and to avoid any disorder that ...

Author(s)
Lebas, F.; Thébault, R. G.; Allain, D.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Elements of poultry nutrition.

This chapter discussed the five components in poultry diet namely: energy, protein, minerals, vitamins and water. Highlights focused on the effect of nutrient shortage or imbalance in relation to other nutrients on the performance of the animals particularly on production of eggs and meat.

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392985)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Influences of diets on fatty acid composition of edible tissues of meat goat.

Goat meat (chevon) is attractive to healthconscious consumers because of its lower fat content compared with other traditional red meats. The fatty acid compositions of edible tissues of meat goats are influenced by intrinsic and extrinsic factors such as breed, gender, slaughter weight, age, and...

Author(s)
Lee, J. H.; Kannan, G.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938499)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Elements of cattle nutrition.

This chapter provides a description of the fundamentals of the digestive processes in ruminants, required nutrients, signs of nutritional problems and factors affecting feed intake. Focus is given on digestion and absorption of fats, proteins and carbohydrates as well as digestibility and vitamin...

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845937584)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pet rabbit feeding and nutrition.

This chapter covers several aspects of pet rabbit feeding pet. Focus is given on the nutrient requirements of pet rabbits and feeding management. Guidelines for feeding pet rabbits are also provided. Physiological and anatomical considerations in rabbit nutrition are discussed. The raw materials...

Author(s)
Lowe, J. A.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936693)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutrition of the rabbit.

This book is comprised of 17 chapters focusing on rabbit nutrition and feeding. The first 12 chapters discuss the digestive system of the rabbit, digestion of sugars and starch, protein, fat and fibre digestion, energy and protein metabolism and requirements, minerals, vitamins and additives, feed...

Author(s)
Blas, C. de; Wiseman, J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936693)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nutritional recommendations and feeding management of Angora rabbits.

This chapter considers the nutrient requirements of Angora wool-producing females as well as their feeding management. The recommended amounts of different nutrients for Angora rabbits are also presented. To avoid wastage and nutritional disorders, a restricted feeding regime adapted to variations...

Author(s)
Lebas, F.; Thébault, R. G.; Allain, D.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936693)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nutrition.

This chapter covers equine nutrition. Focus is given on normal feeding patterns, role and structure of the equine gut, water, energy and protein requirements, fat requirements, vitamins, minerals and food allergies.

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936556)
Type
Book chapter

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