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CAB Reviews

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

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The low availability and quality of forage during the dry season are the main problems faced by livestock keepers in the tropics and subtropics. One way to alleviate the problems is through the utilization of banana wastes (pseudo-stem, leaf and fruit peel) as feed for ruminants. To generate...

Author(s)
Rusdy, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 044, pp 1-6

The global population is rapidly increasing and will surpass 10 billion people within the next 20 years. As diminishing resources continue to impact agriculture, and with the necessity to feed the world by 2050, the agricultural sector must be able to sustainably and efficiently produce...

Author(s)
Myer, P. R.; Clemmons, B. A.; Schneider, L. G.; Ault, T. B.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 008, pp 1-11

A holistic statistical modelling procedure for the analysis of energy balance (EB) studies is proposed in this review. We show that a switch from EB-based analysis to heat production (HP)-based analysis has some advantages. The use of augmented EB data with a fasting HP estimate is proposed to...

Author(s)
Dhanoa, M. S.; Sanderson, R.; Cammell, S. B.; Haines, M. J.; Lopez, S.; France, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 024, pp 1-12

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

This review outlines livestock's major emission pathways and production trends, and explores the challenges and options for livestock in addressing and coping with climate change. Ruminant production is, and will continue to be, the chief source of the livestock sector's greenhouse gas (GHG)...

Author(s)
Henderson, B.; Gerber, P.; Opio, C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2011, 6, 016, pp 1-11

Feeding of rapeseed meal to ruminants is reviewed. Aspects of nutritive value, voluntary feed intake, growth of calves and lambs and effects on reproduction, milk yield and composition, and health are reviewed. Emphasis is given to glucosinolate content of rapeseed and antinutritive effects.

Author(s)
Hill, R.
Citation
Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews. Series B, Livestock Feeds and Feeding, 1991, 61, 3, pp 139-155

The results of a 10-year research project and its practical application are presented. Some of the work has been previously reported. Results show that pig faeces can be a good source of nutrients for ruminants and that the composition is greatly affected by feed composition.

Author(s)
Hennig, A.; Flachowsky, G.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1982, 3, 3, pp 269-274

Author(s)
McDonald, I. W.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews, A and B, 1968, 38, 2, pp 381-400

Author(s)
Johns, A. T.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Bulletin, 1956, 2, 2, pp 107-134

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