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2nd Edition

Swine Nutrition



ISBN 9780849306969
Published December 21, 2000 by CRC Press
1032 Pages

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With 42 chapters authored by leading international experts, Swine Nutrition: Second Edition is a comprehensive reference that covers all aspects of the nutrition of pigs. It is equally suitable as an advanced undergraduate and graduate textbook as well as a reference for anyone working in any aspect of pig production.

The book begins with a general coverage of the characteristics of swine and the swine industry with emphasis on the gastrointestinal tract. It then describes the various classes of nutrients and how these nutrients are metabolized by swine and the factors affecting their utilization. The next section covers the practical aspects of swine nutrition from birth through gestation and lactation in sows and to the feeding of adult boars. The nutritional aspects of the various feedstuffs commonly fed to swine are covered in the following section. The final chapters of the book are devoted to coverage of various techniques used in swine nutrition research.

Table of Contents

General Characteristics of Swine. Nutrient Utilization by Swine. Factors that Influence Swine Nutrition. Applied Feeding of Swine. Feedstuffs Included in Swine Diets. Techniques in Swine Nutrition Research.

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"…comprehensive reference that covers all aspects of the nutrition of pigs at all stages of growth and production…This book is equally suitable as an advanced undergraduate and graduate textbook as well as a reference tome for professionals working in the swine industry."
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