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Nutrition & metabolism

Nutrition & metabolism

An understanding of livestock nutrition is of paramount importance in feeding the world’s growing population effectively. Within livestock nutrition this includes the need to improve feed conversion efficiency, the potential use of novel feed altetrnatives to traditional feeds and forages, and improving feed to mitigate livestock greenhouse gas emissions.

CABI has a wide range of information products to meet the requirements of animal nutrition researchers, undergraduate and graduate students, and practitioners. We cover the feeding of livestock, fish and shellfish, zoo animals, and companion animals (including horses), nutrient digestion, absorption and metabolism, feed technology and preservation, and the role of diet in the aetiology and treatment of disease.

Nutrition and Feeding of Organic Poultry

Organic poultry production has increased significantly in recent years to keep up with increasing consumer demand for organic eggs and meat. There are many guidelines and restrictions on what should go into the feed of organically-farmed poultry, fro...

Nutrition and Feeding of Organic Pigs

Organic animal production has increased rapidly in recent years to keep up with the increasing consumer demand for organic meats. There are many guidelines and restrictions on what should go into the feedstuffs of organically farmed animals, from whi...

Nutrition Experiments in Pigs and Poultry: A Practical Guide

This practical research text provides an invaluable resource for all animal and veterinary scientists designing, analysing and interpreting results from nutrition and feed experiments in pigs and poultry.The emphasis throughout is on practical aspect...