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Basic Animal Nutrition and Feeding

Basic Animal Nutrition and Feeding
Author: Wilson G. Pond - David B. Church - Kevin R. Pond -
ISBN 13: 9780471215394
ISBN 10: 471215392
Edition: 5
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 2004-12-29
Format: Paperback
Pages: 608
List Price: N/A

This fifth edition arms readers with the latest information on nutrient metabolism and the formulation of diets from an array of available feedstuffs. The authors discuss animals' role in ecological balance, environmental stability and sustainable agriculture and food production. A new chapter on the regulation of nutrient partitioning offers a lively and timely discussion of emerging technologies in modifying and increasing efficiency of nutrient metabolism and animal food composition. A new chapter on toxic minerals in the food chain addresses the role of agricultural production animal nutrition in protecting the environment from toxic levels of minerals and nitrogen in the food chain.