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CAB Reviews

A reviews journal covering agriculture, global health, nutrition, natural resources and veterinary science

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Pigs are prandial feeders and drinkers. Focus has been directed to pig nutritional needs that include micro- and macro-nutrients, mineral and vitamin requirements and feed particle size. Water is the most important nutrient for pigs without which pigs will only survive for a short time....

Author(s)
Azarpajouh, S.; Garcia, A.; Jackson, C.; Karriker, L.; Ramirez, A.; Johnson, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 048, pp 1-17

The objective of this paper is to review causes of lameness lesions, lameness detection methods, factors affecting lameness, the association between lameness and other economically important swine production traits, and treatment for lameness in swine breeding herds. Lameness in sows is an...

Author(s)
Supakorn, C.; Stock, J. D.; Garay, E.; Johnson, A. K.; Stalder, K. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 023, pp 1-14

Selenium (Se) is an essential element in animal nutrition and metabolism. Research began with the study of Se toxicity, followed years later by the study of its deficiency; however, problems caused by Se deficiency are the most common. Several studies have investigated the effect of Se on the...

Author(s)
Salles, M. S. V.; Netto, A. S.; Zanetti, M. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 050, pp 1-13

Increasing the efficiency of conversion of feed nitrogen (N) into milk and meat N in dairy cattle is an integral part of the effort to maintain or increase food production while decreasing agriculture's environmental impact. Mathematical models provide a means to assess and compare different...

Author(s)
Reed, K. F.; Casper, D. P.; France, J.; Kebreab, E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 001, pp 1-12

The buffalo species represents the mainstay of the rural economy of small farmers in many developing countries, and is also an important source of protein. Because of its area of origin, it shows some peculiar characteristics regarding protein requirements and nitrogen balance. Therefore, this...

Author(s)
Campanile, G.; Neglia, G.; Vecchio, D.; Palo, R. di; Gasparrini, B.; Zicarelii, L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2010, 5, 007, pp 1-8

The maintenance of soil fertility is a key tenet of organic farming and can be broadly defined as the ability of the soil to support the productivity of the system. The central concept of soil fertility in these systems is the use of legume-based multi-annual rotations together with the judicious...

Author(s)
Watson, C. A.; Stockdale, E. A.; Rees, R. M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 021, pp 11 pp.

Developing an artificial diet for saltwater crocodiles to replace feeding raw meat has received considerable research effort in Australia over the last 10 years. The advantages of developing an artificial diet include a reduction in labour costs, capital outlay and maintenance and operating costs....

Author(s)
Isberg, S. R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2007, 2, 091, pp 11 pp.

The established official protein recommendations for the blue fox are based on the amount of digestible protein without consideration of the amino acid content of the feed. Recent research with blue foxes has thrown light on the amino acid requirements of this species, thus allowing for more...

Author(s)
Dahlman, T.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2007, 2, 089, pp 7 pp.

The bird needs amino acids for numerous metabolic functions other than protein synthesis. As nutritionists, we assume that the estimated need of the limiting amino acid, determined by dose-response measurements, reflects the quantitative need of the bird. The global competitiveness of broiler meat...

Author(s)
Kidd, M. T.; Hackenhaar, L.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2006, 1, 005, pp 6 pp.

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

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