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Methanogenesis in the rumen is one way of disposing of reducing equivalents and facilitating the oxidation of energy substrates. Direct inhibition of methanogenic bacteria often depresses overall ruminal fermentation and fibre digestion. When low-fibre diets are fed, ruminal methanogenesis...

Author(s)
Hino, T.; Asanuma, N.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews. Series B, Livestock Feeds and Feeding, 2003, 73, 1, pp 1R-8R

Iron is one of the most abundant metals in the human body. However, it is only recently that many of the molecular mechanisms involved in the absorption and metabolism of this essential trace element have been elucidated. Dietary non-haem iron is absorbed via the divalent metal transporter (DMT1)...

Author(s)
Sharp, P. A.; Tandy, S. R.; Srai, S. K. S.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews. Series A, Human and Experimental, 2003, 73, 3, pp 1R-9R

The present review is based on published and unpublished documents available on various diseases of mithuns as reported by several workers throughout the world. The diseases have been categorized into two main groups: specific diseases and non-specific diseases. Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) appears ...

Author(s)
Rajkhowa, S.; Rajkhowa, C.; Bujarbaruah, K. M.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Bulletin, 2003, 73, 4, pp 1R-6R

Feed additives are used world-wide for many different reasons. Some help to cover the needs for essential nutrients and others to increase animal performance, feed intake and thereby optimize feed utilization. They can positively affect technological properties and quality of feed as well as animal ...

Author(s)
Wenk, C.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 2003, 24, 1, pp 11N-16N

Little information is available about the reproductive and growth performance of local pigs in the tropics. The present paper reviews studies on the Creole pigs of Guadeloupe and Cuba which both originate from an Iberian breed. It was found that Creole sows reached puberty at a younger age than...

Author(s)
Rinaldo, D.; Canope, I.; Christon, R.; Rico, C.; Ly, J.; Dieguez, F.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 2003, 24, 1, pp 17N-26N

This article reviews the chemical composition, amino acid profiles, fatty acid profiles, and mineral content of full-fat canola, solvent-extracted and expeller-extracted canola meal. The relatively high fibre content as well as the presence of non-starch polysaccharides is discussed. The importance ...

Author(s)
Brand, T.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 2003, 24, 1, pp 27N-34N

A review was made of the literature concerning the metabolism of fatty acids in the dairy cow, and the potential of increasing the content of the essential fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA; C20:5) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA; C22:6) in cows' milk. EPA and DHA are two n-3 polyunsaturated...

Author(s)
Rymer, C.; Givens, D. I.; Wahle, K. W. J.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews. Series B, Livestock Feeds and Feeding, 2003, 73, 4, pp 9R-25R

The main energy diets developed and evaluated in recent decades for reproductive rabbit does are reviewed, with the emphasis on the effect of the energy source (animal fat, vegetable oil, and cereal starch) used. During gestation, energy supplementation of diets usually produces a decrease in feed...

Author(s)
Pascual, J. J.; Cervera, C.; Blas, E.; Fernández-Carmona, J.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews. Series B, Livestock Feeds and Feeding, 2003, 73, 5, pp 27R-39R

Gastric ulceration is a common cause of economic loss and a source of welfare concern in the pig industry worldwide. Stomach lesions tend to be restricted to the non-glandular area surrounding the oesophageal opening. Tissue damage occurs when acid, bile and digestive enzymes come in contact with...

Author(s)
Friendship, R. M.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 2003, 24, 2, pp 45N-48N

The control of Salmonella prevalence in pork production is important from food safety, trading and animal health standpoints. Contamination by Salmonella can happen at any stage of the pork production chain: raw materials used in animal nutrition, feed manufacturing, farm level, slaughter plant,...

Author(s)
Coma, J.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 2003, 24, 2, pp 49N-62N

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