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Cover for Nutrition and feeding strategy: impacts on health status.

This chapter discussed the health problems (mainly digestive) linked to the balance of dietary components and the presence of nutrients in excess, mainly in relation to the initial composition of feed ingredients, but also to the feeding strategy. Also highlighted are the feeding strategies (feed...

Author(s)
Gidenne, T.; Lebas, F.; Licois, D.; García, J.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Immunization and tannins in livestock enteric methane amelioration.

The complexity of the rumen microbial ecosystem supports the efficient conversion of various carbohydrates to volatile fatty acids for fulfilling host energy requirement via stepwise disposal of hydrogen (H2) through the reduction of carbon dioxide (CO2) to methane (CH4). Although, this mechanism...

Author(s)
Uyeno, Y.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644325)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Other approaches to infection control.

This chapter discusses the use of in-feed volatile fatty acids and organic acids and lytic bacteriophages in controlling salmonellosis in pigs and poultry.

Author(s)
Immerseel, F. van; Atterbury, R. J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939021)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Production efficiency of ruminants: feed, nitrogen and methane.

This chapter discusses the production efficiency of ruminants, particularly cattle, in relation to feeds, nitrogen excretion and methane emission. Focus is given on the production efficiency of cattle, primarily that of dairy cattle, at the animal level. Improvements in production efficiency are...

Author(s)
Dijkstra, J.; France, J.; Ellis, J. L.; Strathe, A. B.; Kebreab, E.; Bannink, A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640426)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Digestion of sugars and starch.

The digestion of simple sugars and oligosaccharides are considered in this chapter, in relation to rabbit feeding. The structure and digestion of starch are also described. The factors affecting starch digestibility are discussed. Moreover, the role of starch on the digestive health of suckling,...

Author(s)
Blas, E.; Gidenne, T.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936693)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fibre digestion.

This chapter considers the definition and structure of the different classes of fibre and cell wall constituents. A description of some analytical methods employed for animal or human feeds is given. Moreover, the effects of fibre on rabbit digestion are discussed.

Author(s)
Gidenne, T.; Carabaño, R.; García, J.; Blas, C. de
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936693)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cellular metabolism of carbohydrates.

The metabolism of carbohydrates at the cellular level, catabolism, methane production in ruminants and the role of vitamin and trace element status and deficiencies in the citric acid cycle are described.

Author(s)
Cheeke, P. R.; Dierenfeld, E. S.
ISBN
2010 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936310)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Protein digestion.

This chapter covers the digestion of proteins in rabbits. Some characteristics of the main protein sources included in rabbit diets are presented. The protein and amino acid balance, faecal digestibility and ileal digestibility are discussed. Moreover, nitrogen metabolism in the caecum is...

Author(s)
Villamide, M. J.; Nicodemus, N.; Fraga, M. J.; Carabaño, R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936693)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nutritional management of herd health.

This chapter provides a framework in approaching dairy herd nutritional evaluation as a component of herd health. The key elements of monitoring are described as well as the common areas where herd problems arise. Control strategies for important nutrition-related herd disease are discussed....

Author(s)
Hayton, A.; Husband, J.; Vecqueray, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939977)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nutrition and feeding strategy: interactions with pathology.

This chapter considers the health troubles (mainly digestive) linked to the balance of dietary components and the presence of nutrients in excess, mainly in relation to the initial composition of feed ingredients. The feeding strategies, particularly the control of feed intake for the young rabbit...

Author(s)
Gidenne, T.; García, J.; Lebas, F.; Licois, D.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936693)
Type
Book chapter

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