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Cover for Feeding and nutrition of laboratory rabbits.

This chapter discussed the nutrition and feeding of rabbits when used as a model for human nutrition and nutrional disorders, and other diseases, it also reviews the zoological features, digestive characteristics and nutrient and energy requirements as well the welfare of laboratory rabbits.

Author(s)
Fekete, S. G.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Rabbits need species-specific care, in order to meet their health, welfare and behavioural needs. Preventative health care is imperative to help keep rabbits healthy. Advice needs to be given to owners on their rabbit's dietary requirements, and why hay and grass is imperative as the bulk of their...

Author(s)
Speight, C.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
The Veterinary Nurse, 2020, 11, 5, pp 223-227
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Cover for Pet rabbit feeding and nutrition.

In this chapter the guidelines on the feeding management, nutrient requirements, housing, feeding equipments, feeding behaviour, nutrition physiology, and analysis of manufactured feeds intended for rabbit pets are discussed.

Author(s)
Lowe, J. A.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Minerals, vitamins and additives.

A review on the physiological functions of the macro and microminerals required by rabbits was presented as well the their effect on the health and performance of the animals. This chapter also discussed the role of both fat soluble and water soluble vitamins in the digestion and health of rabbits...

Author(s)
Mateos, G. G.; García-Rebollar, P.; Blas, C. de
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The aim of this work was to study the effect of Carob pod meal on growth performances in fattening rabbits. Carob pods were collected in April 2018 from the west region of Algeria. Four experimental diets were prepared. A control diet "CC00" to meet the nutritive requirements for fattening rabbits. ...

Author(s)
Guenaoui, M.; Guemour, D. J.; Meliani, S.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2019, 31, 8, pp Article 121
Abstract

Author(s)
Bays, T. B.
Publisher
Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice, 2020, 23, 3, pp 567-594
Abstract

Alternative strategies to synthetic chemical drugs are needed in livestock and are a key issue in organic farming today. This study aimed at examining the potentialities of sainfoin, a legume rich in condensed tannins, as a nutraceutical that combines nutritive and antiparasitic effects in rabbits. ...

Author(s)
Legendre, H.; Hoste, H.; Gidenne, T.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2017, 11, 9, pp 1464-1471
Abstract

Rabbits are strict herbivores who require a high-fibre, abrasive diet for optimum digestive function. Diet plays a key role in preventing or lessening in severity several common health problems, as well as providing environmental enrichment, and therefore feeding rabbits correctly and understanding ...

Author(s)
Speight, C.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Veterinary Nursing Journal, 2017, 32, 5, pp 144-147
Abstract

Studies have shown that nutrient requirement of suckling kits is not satisfied, but they can be fed a double quantity of milk (double nursing) resulting in improved BW and weight gain. The aim of our trials was to give additional solid feed during the early suckling period (3 to 15 days of age)...

Author(s)
Kacsala, L.; Szendrő, Zs.; Gerencsér, Zs.; Radnai, I.; Kovács, M.; Kasza, R.; Nagy, I.; Odermatt, M.; Atkári, T.; Matics, Zs.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2018, 12, 1, pp 28-33
Abstract

Feeding programs promoting daily feed intake (DFI) stability in rabbit males could be useful to ensure successful coverage of their nutritional requirements and for continued production of quality semen. To evaluate two feeding systems designed to reduce DFI variability, 115 rabbit males at age 1.2 ...

Author(s)
Pascual, J. J.; Marco-Jiménez, F.; Martínez-Paredes, E.; Ródenas, L.; Fabre, C.; Juvero, M. A.; Cano, J. L.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2016, 86, 3, pp 730-737

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