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CAB Reviews

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Chromium has received much attention in nutrition research following the elucidation of its role in metabolism. The Cr content of foods and ability to augment the action of insulin are highly variable. In general, Cr from brewers' yeast, meat and kidney, and unrefined grains has high biological...

Author(s)
Hayİrlİ, A.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews. Series B, Livestock Feeds and Feeding, 2005, 75, 5, pp 1N-14N

Although alternative protein sources (fish meal, casein) that promote growth in abalone have been identified, and the amino acid digestibility of several feed ingredients (fish meal, oil seeds, legumes) have been determined, the effective use of protein sources in abalone nutrition is hampered by a ...

Author(s)
Sales, J.; Janssens, G. P. J.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews. Series B, Livestock Feeds and Feeding, 2004, 74, 7, pp 13N-21N

Modern poultry production faces conflicting demands: to produce large volumes of high-quality food at low prices without excessive reliance upon antibiotics and medicinal programmes, to maintain poultry health and welfare and to reduce the environmental impact of poultry production. Nutritional...

Author(s)
Adams, C. A.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews. Series B, Livestock Feeds and Feeding, 2004, 74, 6, pp 1N-12N

Avian cellulitis has become a significant pathological condition in broiler production, with associated economic losses from product condemnation, trimming losses, and slowed processing line speeds. Several management strategies which control bird-to-bird scratching, including reduced placement...

Author(s)
Downs, K. M.; Norton, R. A.; Hess, J. B.; Macklin, K. S.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews. Series B, Livestock Feeds and Feeding, 2004, 74, 10, pp 33N-37N

Global tilapia production has been increasing in the last decade, with output doubling from 830 000 mt in 1990 to 1.6 million mt in 1999. Tilapia are very easy to culture and have the potential of becoming the prime freshwater species for culture. The ever increasing need for cheap sources of...

Author(s)
Ogunji, J. O.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews. Series B, Livestock Feeds and Feeding, 2004, 74, 9, pp 23N-32N

Gene manipulation of rumen bacteria was initiated in the early 1980s with most of the effort primarily focused on developing plasmid vectors. From the 1990s, more functional (fibrolytic, essential amino acid-producing or detoxifying) rumen bacteria were produced using stable and efficient host...

Author(s)
Kobayashi, Y.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews. Series B, Livestock Feeds and Feeding, 2003, 73, 11, pp 51R-59R

A seasonal problem in many parts of the world, a high ambient temperature causes economic losses through reducing feed intake while decreasing nutrient utilization, live weight gain, egg production, egg quality and feed efficiency of poultry. Several methods are currently available to alleviate the ...

Author(s)
Sahİn, K.; Kucuk, O.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews. Series B, Livestock Feeds and Feeding, 2003, 73, 7, pp 41R-50R

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

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

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

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