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Cover for Working equids: the welfare of those worked to their limit.

This chapter discusses the working equids′ (horses, donkeys and mules) context; welfare consequences of working equids being pushed to their biological limits (access to food and water, shelter, management of disease and injuries, handling and management practices, behaviour, appropriate workloads...

Author(s)
Upjohn, M.; Wells, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genetics and other technologies for increasing the productivity of cattle, sheep and pigs: welfare implications.

This chapter discusses the problems with lameness and poor leg conformation; difficulty maintaining body condition in breeding females; behaviour problems associated with genetic selection that may be detrimental to animal welfare; loss of disease resistance; heart and circulatory problems; and...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Nutrition and feeding of organic pigs.

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...

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647906)
Type
Book
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Cover for Introduction and background.

This publication presents guidelines on nutrition and feeding practices that relate to the standards for certification of organic pigs and the production of organic pork. Details on permitted feed ingredients and suitable dietary formulations are included, with an emphasis on those grown or...

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647906)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Strengthening the inside: effect of nutrition on gut health and maintenance and its impact on the integument integrity.

The gastrointestinal tract (GIT) of poultry is equipped to perform several important functions. One of these functions is the protection of the underlying structures of the entire digestive tract and minimization of the translocation of materials that may be inimical to the health of the bird. The...

Author(s)
Adedokun, S. A.; Olojede, O. C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395115)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Nutrition experiments in pigs and poultry: a practical guide.

This book provides an invaluable resource for all animal and veterinary scientists designing, analyzing and interpreting results from nutrition and feed experiments in pigs and poultry. The emphasis throughout is on practical aspects of designing nutrition experiments. The book builds on the basics ...

Author(s)
Bedford, M. R.; Choct, M.; O'Neill, H. V. M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647005)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Most common designs and understanding their limits.

This chapter highlights the common experimental designs used for nutritional experiments in livestock, poultry and pigs and discusses the following topics: goal of simple research trials; typical interpretations of response data; choosing an adequate (or the best) statistical model to use; how much ...

Author(s)
Pesti, G. M.; Alhotan, R. A.; Costa, M. J. da; Billard, L.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647005)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Designing, conducting and reporting swine and poultry nutrition research.

This chapter will address the different aspects in conducting swine and poultry nutrition research such as on the correct choice of proper experimental design, and on the correct analysis and interpretation of collected data and results from the conducted experiment, and finally in reporting the...

Author(s)
Patience, J. F.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647005)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Extending the value of the literature: data requirements for holo-analysis and interpretation of the outputs.

This chapter focuses on significance of scientific papers on animal nutrition as well as on its limitations particularly on the aspect that most of the results are based on the authors subjective interpretation. Highlights of this chapter focus on how to extend the value of scientific papers...

Author(s)
Bedford, M. R.; O'Neill, H. V. M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647005)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Presentation and publication of your data.

Guidelines on the presentation and publication of scientific papers on animal nutrition are presented with focus on the style and structure and contents of the introduction, materials and methods, results, discussion, and summary.

Author(s)
Lindsay, D.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647005)
Type
Book chapter

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