Recent Advances in Animal Nutrition 2014
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The Ruminant section is concerned with improving efficiency of dairy systems. The First chapter discusses effects of nutrition on metabolic health and reproduction. The second highlights the role of carnitine in energy metabolism. The third and fourth chapters provide updates on responses to dietary starch and amino acids. The fifth reviews techniques for manipulating rumen fermentation. The sixth chapter explains how to optimize calf and heifer rearing to enhance lifetime performance.
The general section starts with a chapter on recent developments in feed technology across species. The second explores the potential use of insects for animal feed. The third discusses important indicators of animal health and welfare.
The non-ruminant section is concerned with health and nutrition of pigs and poultry. The first chapter describes the impact of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus. The second provides guidance on how to improve performance at the lower end of the production scale. The third reviews use of fermented feeds for pigs. The fourth discusses updates from the 2012 NRC guidelines. The fifth shows how processing affects feed efficiency in pigs and poultry. The final chapter provides an overview of current thinking on gilt management and nutrition.
All chapters are written by international experts and provide comprehensive analysis of issues alongside practical applications. This book is essential reading for anyone involved in the livestock industry, including nutritionists, feed suppliers, researchers, consultants, animal science students, legislators and veterinary practitioners.
1 MANAGING NUTRITION TO IMPROVE THE METABOLIC HEALTH AND REPRODUCTION OF DAIRY COWS
Jos NoordhuizenDVM, PhD, former Diplomate of the ECVPH and the ECBHM. School of Agriculture and Veterinary Science, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia; VACQA-international consultancies, France
2 PHYSIOLOGICAL ROLE OF CARNITINE IN ENERGYMETABOLISM, POSSIBLE INTERPLAY WITH INFLAMMATION AND POTENTIAL BENEFITS FOR DAIRY COWS
Frank MennLohmann Animal Health GmbH, Heinz-Lohmann-Straße 4, 27472 Cuxhaven, Germany
3 CONSIDERATIONS FOR FEEDING STARCH TO HIGH-YIELDING DAIRY COWS
C. K. Reynolds*, D. J. Humphries*, A. M. van Vuuren†, J. Dijkstra‡, and A. Bannink†. *Centre for Dairy Research, University of Reading, P.O. Box 237, Earley Gate, Reading, RG6 6AR, UK; †Wageningen UR Livestock Research, P.O. Box 338, 6700 AH Wageningen, the Netherlands; ‡Animal Nutrition Group, Wageningen University, P.O. Box 338, 6700 AH Wageningen, the Netherlands
4 NITROGEN EFFICIENCY AND AMINO ACID REQUIREMENTS IN DAIRY CATTLE
A. M. van Vuuren*, J. Dijkstra†*Wageningen UR Livestock Research, Wageningen, the Netherlands; †Nutrition Group, Wageningen University, the Netherlands; ‡of Reading, School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, Earley Gate, Reading, RG6 6AR, UK; §France, C. K. Reynolds‡ and S. Lemosquet§University INRA UMR1348 Pegase, 35590 Saint-Gilles,
5 MANIPULATING RUMEN FERMENTATION TO IMPROVE EFFICIENCY AND REDUCE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT
C Jamie Newbold, Gabriel de la Fuente, Alejandro Belanche, Kenton Hart, Eric Pinloche, Toby Wilkinson, Eli R Saetnan and Eva Ramos-Morales Institute of Biological Environmental and Rural Sciences, Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3DD, United Kingdom
6 DAIRY CALF AND HEIFER REARING FOR OPTIMUM LIFETIME PERFORMANCE
Alex Bach Department of Ruminant Production, IRTA, 08140 Caldes de Montbui, Spain and ICREA, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
7 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN FEED ENZYME TECHNOLOGY
H.V. Masey O’Neill, M.R. Bedford and N. Walker AB Vista Feed Ingredients, Marlborough Business Park, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 4AN
8 ENABLING THE EXPLOITATION OF INSECTS AS A SUSTAINABLE SOURCE OF PROTEIN FOR ANIMAL FEED AND HUMAN NUTRITION
Fitches, E.C1 Smith, R5 The Food and Environment Research Agency, York, UK; 2 1 Switzerland; 3 Leuven, Leuven, Belgium; 5 Eutema, Vienna, Austria
9 USING ANIMAL-ORIENTED INDICATORS AND BENCHMARKING FOR CONTINUOUSLY IMPROVING ANIMAL HEALTH AND WELFARE
Thomas Blaha University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Field Station for Epidemiology, Buescheler Str. 9, D-49456 Bakum, Germany
10 PORCINE REPRODUCTIVE AND RESPIRATORY SYNDROME VIRUS AND PIG FEED EFFICIENCY AND TISSUE ACCRETION
Nicholas K. Gabler and Wes Schweer Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA Kenis, M2 Melzer, G6 Nutrition Sciences N.V., Drongen, Belgium; 4 Charlton, A.J1 Wakefield, M.E.1 Minerva Communications Ltd, Andover, UK; 6 Bruggeman, G3 Muys, B4 Cabi, Delémont, University of viii Contents
11 MORE PIGS BORN PER SOW PER YEAR – FEEDING AND MANAGEMENT OF THE BOTTOM 20% OF THE PIG POPULATION
Pete Wilcock1 AB Vista, UK; 2 1
12 FERMENTED PRODUCTS AND DIETS FOR PIGS
Hanne Maribo, Anni Øyan Pedersen and Thomas Sønderby Bruun Pig Research Centre, DAFC, Axeltorv 3, 1609 Copenhagen V, Denmark
13 HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 2012 SWINE NRC 171 Brian J. Kerr - On behalf of the Swine NRC 2012 Committee USDA-ARS-National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment, Ames, IA, USA
14 FEED PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE FEED EFFICIENCY IN PIGS AND POULTRY
Charles Stark, Ph.D.Department of Grain Science and Industry, Department of Animal Sciences and Industry, Kansas State University, USA 15 GILT MANAGEMENT AND NUTRITION: AN OVERVIEW 195 Lia Hoving1 Species solution manager swine EMEA, Provimi B.V., Cargill; 2 1 Swine Nutrition Manager, Provimi, Cargill; 3 leader, Cargill
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