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Nutrition and feeding of organic pigs.

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This second edition book discusses the advices on nutrition and feeding practices that relate to the standards for certification of organic pigs and the production of organic pork; on how appropriate diet can be formulated and how feeding programmes can be integrated into an organic production system; and on international standards set for organic feeding of pigs. The book is intended for personnel, teachers, researchers, veterinarians, organic producers formulating diets and feeding programmes for pigs and regulatory authorities in several countries for addressing nutritional issues and relevant revisions of regulations in the future.


Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction and background. Author(s): Blair, R.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 5) Aims and principles of organic pig production. Author(s): Blair, R.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 17) Elements of pig nutrition. Author(s): Blair, R.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 44) Approved ingredients for organic diets. Author(s): Blair, R.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 170) Diets for organic pig production. Author(s): Blair, R.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 205) Choosing the right breed and strain of pig. Author(s): Blair, R.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 219) Integrating feeding programmes into organic production systems. Author(s): Blair, R.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 250) Conclusions and recommendations for the future. Author(s): Blair, R.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Faculty of Land and Food Systems, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2018
  • ISBN
  • 9781780647906
  • Record Number
  • 20183065937