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Total Nutrition - Feeding Animals for Health and Growth Cliff a Adams

Total Nutrition - Feeding Animals for Health and Growth

Cliff a Adams

Published January 8th 2001
ISBN : 9781899043590
Paperback
248 pages
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Following the success of Nutricines, the author considers the practical implications and implementation of the theories laid out therein. The strategic use of a wide variety of disease avoidance and health maintenance measures will contribute to anMoreFollowing the success of Nutricines, the author considers the practical implications and implementation of the theories laid out therein. The strategic use of a wide variety of disease avoidance and health maintenance measures will contribute to an improved and more acceptable system of animal production without the use of antibiotic growth promoters. Contents Problems of perception: animal production, food safety and public health Virtues of cleanliness: feed quality and hygiene Eating to live: voluntary feed intake Raw material processing: digestion and absorption of nutrients Struggle for supremacy: management of the gastrointestinal tract External enemies: immune system and defence in a dangerous world The enemy within: non-infectious diseases and oxidative stress Monitoring performance: assessment of total nutrition and feeding standards Difficult demands: safe food, low cost, ethical issues, environmental impact Index