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This edition of Horse Feeding and Nutrition provides information for those interested in the feeding and nutrition of horses. Three new chapters have been added since the last edition, entitled Feeding and Health-Related Problems, The Complexity of Proper Bone Formation, and Exercise Physiology.
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This completely revised second edition includes three new chapters to bring you up-to-date on the feeding and nutrition of horses. It gives sample diets as well as suggested levels of protein, minerals, and vitamins which are useful as guides in developing diets for horses. A valuable resource, this book presents a wealth of new international research and practical information from horse nutrition scientists and others.
Those working in the horse industry, including practitioners, students, teachers, breeders, researchers, and veterinarians, will benefit from this informative revised edition.
CONTENTS: Horse Industry Future. Art, Science, and Myths in Feeding Horses. Problems in Supplying Proper Nutrient Supplementation. The Digestive Tract. Vitamin Requirements. Mineral Requirements. Protein and Amino Acid Requirements. Carbohydrates and Fiber. Fatty Acids, Fat, Volatile Fatty Acids, and Energy. Water Quality and Needs. Relationships between Nutrition and Disease. Value of Feeds for Horses. Pasture for Horses. Hints on Feeding Horses. Feeding the Foal. Feeding the Weanling, Yearling, and Long Yearling Horse. Feeding the High-Level Performance Horse. Feeding the Mare and Stallion. Purified Diets for Horses. Feeding and Health-Related Problems. The Complexity of Proper Bone Formation. Exercise Physiology. Miscellaneous Topics. Appendix. Each chapter includes references. Index.
"Entirely revised (first edition, 1980) to reflect new feed and food crops, improved methods of production and processing, increased productivity of animals and crops, changes in animal products including more lean and less fat in meat and less fat in milk, longer shelf-life requirements of animal food products, and new technological developments. Sample diets are given, as well as suggested levels of protein, minerals, and vitamins, which can be modified to suit various feeding situations." --SCI-TECH BOOK NEWS
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