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Lupine seeds have the potential to be an alternative to imported dietary proteins. In rabbits, it has been indicated that White lupine seed (WLS) is a suitable protein source. Other lupine species, for example, narrow-leaved lupine seed (NLS), have not yet been tested in rabbit diets. Two...

Author(s)
Volek, Z.; Uhlířová, L.; Zita, L.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2020, 14, 4, pp 881-888
Abstract

The study describes the finding of an abnormal blue-tinged color found on rabbit carcasses in the refrigeration cell of two butcher shops in Apulia Region. The carcasses were from an industrial rabbitry for production of meat with a regularly authorized slaughterhouse. Pseudomonas azotoformans, a...

Author(s)
Circella, E.; Schiavone, A.; Barrasso, R.; Camarda, A.; Pugliese, N.; Bozzo, G.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2020, 10, 2,
CABI Book Info
Cover for Nutrition of the Rabbit.

This third edition contains 18 chapters which discussed topics on the digestive physiology, feed formulation and product quality, as well as feeding strategies, feed processing, feed management around weaning and the relationship between nutrition and intestinal health of rabbits. Brand new to this ...

Author(s)
de Blas, C.; Wiseman, J.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Influence of diet on Rabbit meat quality.

This chapter discussed te influence of the different dietary factors such as cholesterol, fatty acids, water, protein, lipids, ash and energy on rabbit meat quality and safety.

Author(s)
Hernández, P.; Zotte, A. dalle
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Feeding systems for intensive production.

This chapter considers in detail different possibilities for optimizing the feed conversion ratio (FCR) for intensive production. Among the factors that were discussed includes: physical presentation (pellet size and quality) of the diet, feed storage, number of diets, age, sex, purpose of rabbits...

Author(s)
Maertens, L.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
AbstractFull Text

This study was conducted to find substitutes for dietary maize in rabbit rations, to minimize competition between humans and livestock over the commodity. Mango seed kernel meal (MSKM) was used to substitute up to 20% of maize in rabbit rations, to assess its effects on growth, carcass and meat...

Author(s)
Teye, M.; Badu, R.; Boateng, E. A.; Hagan, J. K.
Publisher
Rural Outreach Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 2020, 20, 2, pp 15695-15708
Abstract

The objective of this study was to present the updated segmentation technique predicting the loin muscle weight of rabbits based on in vivo computed tomography measurements. The segmented muscle volumes are used to estimate the weight of the loin muscle and the predicted weights are compared to the ...

Author(s)
Matics, Z.; Kovács, G.; Csóka, Á.; Ács, V.; Kasza, R.; Petneházy, Ö.; Nagy, I.; Garamvölgyi, R.; Petrási, Z.; Donkó, T.
Publisher
Ústrední knihovna Mendelovy University v Brne, Brno, Czech Republic
Citation
Acta Universitatis Agriculturae et Silviculturae Mendelianae Brunensis, 2020, 68, 1, pp 63-72
Abstract

In rabbit farms, quantitative feed restriction in the post-weaning period is widely used with the aim of reducing the impact of digestive diseases, whereas less information is available about feed restriction strategies based on the reduction of access time to feeders in different housing systems....

Author(s)
Birolo, M.; Trocino, A.; Zuffellato, A.; Xiccato, G.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2020, 14, 3, pp 626-635

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