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Cover for The digestive system of the rabbit.

This chapter gives a description of the morphological and functional characteristics of the digestive system of the rabbit that are important for understanding the rabbit's digestive processes that will be explained in the next chapters and explains how these characteristics change from the...

Author(s)
Carabaño, R.; Piquer, J.; Menoyo, D.; Badiola, I.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Digestive system.

This chapter describes the anatomy of the digestive tract, the process of digestion and some gastrointestinal/digestive diseases in cats and dogs.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Birds.

This chapter discussed the important differences in the anatomy and physiology of some of the known species of birds, all belonging to the class Aves. The possession of feathers, and in the majority of species the ability to fly, is the reason for their success. Flight allows them to colonize new...

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Elements of pig nutrition.

This chapter describes the movement, digestion and absorption of dietary protein, fat, carbohydrate, minerals, vitamins, trace elements and water in the digestive tract of pigs at different stages of growth and production.

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647906)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.

This chapter discusses the clinical aspects, pathology, and differential diagnosis of the diseases of the upper gastrointestinal tract (oral cavity, oesophagus, forestomachs and abomasum), lower gastrointestinal tract (small and large intestines) and peritoneum of cattle. The diseases are composed...

Author(s)
Buergelt, C. D.; Clark, E. G.; Del Piero, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646718)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The metabolism of saponins from <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Yucca schidigera</i> in sheep.

This paper describes the metabolism and excretion of Yucca saponins in sheep. The total levels of free and conjugated sapogenins found in the gastrointestinal tract samples from one of the Yucca-dosed lambs are presented. It is proposed that rumen microbes quickly hydrolyse the Yucca saponins...

Author(s)
Flåøyen, A.; Wilkins, A. L.; Sandvik, M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996141)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Factors of buffering of large intestine digesta in the pig.

Author(s)
Drochner, W.; Zeit, S.; Burdiek, H.; Heitzmann, W.; Zelter, J.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995175)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Dietary manipulation of enteric disease.

A review of diet manipulation to influence the intestinal environment which includes interactions between pathogens and hosts modification, and prevention of specific diseases, is presented. Interactions in the stomach (ulcerations of the pars oesophagea), small intestines (postweaning...

Author(s)
Hampson, D. J.; Pluske, J. R.; Pethick, D. W.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995175)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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