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Cover for Calcium.

The sources, functions, and metabolism of calcium in livestock and poultry animals are discussed. Highlights of the chapter focused on the importance of calcium for dairy cows as well as on the diagnosis and treatment of calcium disorders in animals.

Author(s)
Suttle, N.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934729)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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This chapter discusses magnesium nutrition in ruminants focusing on the functions, net requirement, sources, metabolism, and absorption of magnesium. Also presented are the diagnosis and treatment of magnesium disorders in poultry and livestock animals.

Author(s)
Suttle, N.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934729)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sodium and chloride.

This chapter focused on the role of sodium and chloride in the nutrition of livestock and poultry animals with emphasis on its functions, dietary sources, metabolism, requirements, deficiencies, diagnosis and treatment of sodium and chloride deprivation as well as its toxicity.

Author(s)
Suttle, N.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934729)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Copper.

This chapter focused on the significant effect of copper in the diets of ruminant livestock. Emphasis of the chapter are on the functions, clinical signs of copper deprivation in ruminants, copper value in feeds, outcome of copper-molybdenum-sulfur interactions in forage, sources of copper and its...

Author(s)
Suttle, N.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934729)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Iodine.

In this chapter, the functions, requirements, metabolism, sources, and toxicity of iodine in farm animals are discussed. The diseases and disorders caused by iodine deficiency are also presented.

Author(s)
Suttle, N.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934729)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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The functions, sources, requirements, and metabolism of manganese in farm animals are discussed. The diagnosis and occurrence as well as control and treatment of diseases caused by manganese deficiency are also presented.

Author(s)
Suttle, N.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934729)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Selenium.

This chapter discusses the functions, requirement, and metabolism of selenium in farm animals. Disease and disorders caused by selenium deficiency as well as toxicity from excess or over supplementation of selenium are also presented.

Author(s)
Suttle, N.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934729)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Zinc.

The functions and gross requirements of zinc in farm animals are emphasized in this chapter. Also highlighted are the effect on the performance of the farm animals fed with the optimum amount of zinc. Included are the diseases and disorders caused by zinc deficiency and deprivation as well as its...

Author(s)
Suttle, N.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934729)
Type
Book chapter