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Cover for The detection and correction of mineral imbalances in animals.

This chapter discusses the general principles that influence the choice and effectiveness of procedures for the detection and correction of mineral deficiencies and excesses in farm animals. These include the determination of the mineral content in the soil, pastures and feeds; assessment of...

Author(s)
Underwood, E. J.; Suttle, N. F.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 0851991289)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Calcium.

The sources, metabolism and biochemical functions of calcium; clinical signs, diagnosis and physiopathological effects of calcium deficiency and its negative impact on production performance; calcium requirements and calcium toxicity in cattle, sheep, pigs and poultry are presented.

Author(s)
Underwood, E. J.; Suttle, N. F.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 0851991289)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Phosphorus.

This chapter highlights the significance of phosphorus in the formulation of feeds for a healthy livestock with emphasis on the positive and negative effects of dietary phosphorus on the productivity of non ruminant animals. Topics include: dietary sources of phosphorus, metabolism of phosphorus,...

Author(s)
Underwood, E. J.; Suttle, N. F.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 0851991289)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Magnesium.

A review on the factors influencing magnesium metabolism in ruminants was discussed in this chapter. The emphasis of the review focused on the etiological factors which caused hypomagnesaemia tetany and how the study of magnesium nutrition aids in the control of such nutritional disorder. Topics...

Author(s)
Underwood, E. J.; Suttle, N. F.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 0851991289)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sodium and chlorine.

The significant roles played by sodium and chloride in the study of livestock nutrition as well as the interaction of both minerals with potassium was highlighted in this chapter. Other topics discussed include: dietary sources of sodium and chloride, metabolism of sodium and chloride, functions of ...

Author(s)
Underwood, E. J.; Suttle, N. F.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 0851991289)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sulphur.

This chapter discusses the sources, metabolism (absorption, transport, storage and excretion) and functions of sulfur in ruminants, as well as the occurrence, predisposing factors, biochemical and clinical manifestations, diagnosis and prognosis, and prevention and control of sulfur deficiency. The ...

Author(s)
Underwood, E. J.; Suttle, N. F.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 0851991289)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cobalt.

This chapter discusses the sources, functions, requirement, metabolism and absorption of cobalt in ruminants. The occurrence, pathophysiology, biochemical and clinical manifestations and diagnosis of cobalt deficiency, cobalt responsive disorders and cobalt toxicity, as well as their prevention and ...

Author(s)
Underwood, E. J.; Suttle, N. F.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 0851991289)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Copper.

This chapter discusses the sources and metabolism (absorption, storage and transport) of copper in ruminants, as well as its interaction with other minerals like molybdenum. The occurrence, predisposing factors, biochemical and clinical manifestations, diagnosis and prognosis, and prevention and...

Author(s)
Underwood, E. J.; Suttle, N. F.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 0851991289)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Iodine.

This chapter discusses the sources, metabolism (absorption, transport, storage and excretion) and functions of iodine and goitrogens in ruminants. The occurrence, predisposing factors, biochemical and clinical manifestations, diagnosis and prognosis, and prevention and control of iodine deficiency...

Author(s)
Underwood, E. J.; Suttle, N. F.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 0851991289)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Iron.

This chapter discusses the dietary sources (forages, animal sources, grains and seeds and absorbability), metabolism and functions of iron; the biochemical, physiological and clinical (cognitive dysfunctions and susceptibility to infections) manifestations of iron deprivation; occurrence of iron...

Author(s)
Underwood, E. J.; Suttle, N. F.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 0851991289)
Type
Book chapter