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Nutrition

Covering all aspects of the feeds and feeding of livestock, companion animals and equines, fish and shellfish, and zoo and laboratory animals, including processing, contamination, analysis, technology, physiology, biochemistry and diet in aetiology and treatment of disease

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Abstract

Estimates of the cost of feed for pig and poultry from the prices of feed barley are obtained using the correlation and regression analysis. The dependence of the purchase prices of pork and poultry on the prices of feed grain is substantiated. The review of price changes in the main markets of...

Author(s)
Sobolev, O. S.
Publisher
Ekonomika Sel'skokhozyaistvennykh i Pererabatyvayushchikh Predpriyatii
Publication
Ekonomika Sel'skokhozyaĭstvennykh i Pererabatyvayushchikh Predpriyatiĭ, 2018, No.9, pp 62-67
Abstract

The causes of haze in China are more complicated than those in developed countries. Artificial ammonia (NH3) pollution is an important factor driving the continuous increase in PM2.5 index in China, but so widely ignored by the entire society. Existing research shows that artificial NH3 emission...

Author(s)
Deng MingJun; Luo WenBing
Publisher
Science Press
Publication
Zhongguo Shengtai Nongye Xuebao / Chinese Journal of Eco-Agriculture, 2018, 26, 9, pp 1257-1268
Abstract

The darkling beetle Alphitobius diaperinus is one of the most common pests in poultry farms, with its occurrence causing several problems including the dispersion of pathogenic microorganisms, injuries and stress in birds, as well as structural damage to the facilities. The aim of this study was to...

Author(s)
Arena, J. S.; Omarini, A. B.; Zunino, M. P.; Peschiutta, M. L.; Defagó, M. T.; Zygadlo, J. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Industrial Crops and Products, 2018, 122, pp 190-194
News Article

The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) has released a Consensus Statement, Feline Feeding Programs: Addressing Behavioral Needs to...

Date
October 2018
News Article

In an effort to deal with aflatoxins, dairy producers turn to sequestering agents such as clay to reduce transference of the toxin into milk. An...

Date
October 2018
Miscellaneous

This report synthesizes the best current evidence on the influence of livestock-derived foods (LDF), such as meat, milk and eggs, on the nutrition of mothers and infants in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC), especially in Africa and Asia. It focuses on the needs of pregnant and lactating...

Author(s)
Grace, D.; Domínguez-Salas, P.; Alonso, S.; Lannerstad, M.; Muunda, E. M.; Ngwili, N. M.; Omar, A.; Khan, M.; Otobo, E.
Publisher
International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
Publication
The influence of livestock-derived foods on nutrition during the first 1,000 days of life, 2018, pp xiii + 67 pp.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Nutrition and feeding of organic poultry.

This 268-pages book presents eight chapters that focused on the effect of nutritional programmes and feeding strategies on organic poultry farming. Topics include: introduction and background; aims and principles of organic poultry production; elements of poultry nutrition; approved ingredients for...

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392985)
CAB ReviewFull Text

Apicomplexan parasites of the genus Eimeria are widespread in poultry flocks and if present in sufficient numbers can cause the intestinal disease coccidiosis. For many years, the disease has been controlled either by incorporating drugs in the feed (prophylaxis) or by immunization with live...

Date
September 2018
Subjects
animal diseases; antiprotozoal agents; coccidiosis; herbal drugs; immunization; infections; intestinal diseases; parasites; parasitoses; plant extracts; poultry; probiotics; protozoal infections; vaccination
Author(s)
Chapman, H. D.
Event

8 December 2018 - Nottingham

Venue
Nottingham
Country
UK
Contact
The Saddle Research Centre
Contact Details
The Old Barns, Firbeck House, Steetley, Worksop, Derbyshire, S80 3DZ, UK.
Tel
+44 07775 912 202
AbstractFull Text

Dehesa agroforestry systems (rangelands located in Southwest Spain) are characterised by their semi-arid and often marginal conditions. In this sense, the study of the role of carbon footprint in extensive systems is of great interest by analysing, within a case study framework, the two production...

Author(s)
Escribano, M.; Moreno, G.; Eldesouky, A.; Horrillo, A.; Gaspar, P.; Mesías, F. J.
Publisher
European Agroforestry Federation/University of Santiago de Compostela
Publication
Proceedings of the 4th European Agroforestry Conference, Agroforestry as Sustainable Land Use, 28-30 May 2018, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2018, pp 401-405

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