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Cover for Finding and acquiring food.

This chapter describes grazing behaviour as an example of how feeding is organized; finding food; the ability to obtain food; meal size and food selection; the effects of disturbance on feeding; social facilitation; competition and feeding behaviour and some specific details about feeding in...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249835)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sending them home: postoperative care.

This chapter describes a dental homecare programme, including tooth brushing, feeding soft diets, pain medications and other postoperative care procedures after oral surgery to prevent further periodontal disease in cats and dogs.

Author(s)
Istace, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248869)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutrients and important feed constituents and their functions.

This chapter describes the characteristics of animal feed that make them a valuable source of proteins, carbohydrates, minerals, vitamins, trace elements and other nutrients, as well as how animals use these nutrients, nutrition physiology, production responses to feeding and nutritional disorders.

Author(s)
Dryden, G. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394453)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Feed digestibility.

This chapter describes the effects of feed composition on the digestibility and nutrient availability of feeds.

Author(s)
Dryden, G. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394453)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Feed nutritive value.

This chapter focused on the chemical composition of feeds, the availability of the nutrients in a feedstuff, characteristic levels of intake, palatability, the effects of the feed on animal health, and the effects of the feed on the quality of animal products.

Author(s)
Dryden, G. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394453)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutrient requirements.

This chapter describes how animals use protein, energy, amino acids, vitamins, minerals and other nutrients and their requirements for these nutrients for physiological processes and production responses.

Author(s)
Dryden, G. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394453)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ration formulation.

This chapter describes a method of calculating the combination of feed ingredients which will give a mixture which contains nutrients in specified concentrations. If these concentrations are similar to the animal's nutrient requirements, then it can be fed to obtain the expected production...

Author(s)
Dryden, G. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394453)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Feed-related diseases.

This chapter describes the risk factors, pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment of digestive disorders, acidosis, hyperkeratosis, liver abscesses, laminitis, oesophageal and gastric ulcers, urea poisoning and other feed-related diseases in domestic animals.

Author(s)
Dryden, G. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394453)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Grazing behaviour - diet selection and pasture intake.

In this chapter the nutritional environment, foraging behaviour, feed intake, and diet selection of grazing animals are discussed.

Author(s)
Dryden, G. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394453)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Assessing nutritional status and nutrient supplements for grazing animals.

This chapter describes how to assess the body condition of domestic animals, methods for identifying mineral deficiencies, planning nutrient supplementation of grazing animals, supplement delivery methods, mineral supplementation methods, nonprotein nitrogen and protein supplements, responses to...

Author(s)
Dryden, G. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394453)
Type
Book chapter

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