Formula for the Future-Nutrition or Pathology by Edited by J.A Taylor-Pickard, Z. Stevenson and K. Glebocka   - click for bigger image

Formula for the Future-Nutrition or Pathology
by Edited by J.A Taylor-Pickard, Z. Stevenson and K. Glebocka

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Animal production is constantly changing. Over recent years, feed costs have increased significantly. Furthermore, today more emphasis is being placed on the health and welfare of production animals and birds, and in particular to the risk of zoonoses and potential food scares. The pig and poultry industries must now address not only the costs and efficiency of production, but also the impact of health and disease to both animals and the consumer.

This edited collection of papers is taken from a series of seminars that brought together some of the world's leading authorities in the field of pig and poultry nutrition, health and production. The fundamental theme is to address the issues of nutrition and health, and in particular to cover the interactions and potential conflicts between the two. The importance of digestive function and the influence of nutrition on health and disease are covered in-depth. Strategies to combat salmonella and mycotoxins are also discussed.

  

Contents

  • Regulating gut function and immunity -Denise Kelly, Imke Elisabeth Mulder and Bettina Schmidt
  • Digestive function of amino acids: implications for pig health and performance - Ronald O. Ball
  • Nutritional maintenance of gut health: an impending reality? - Bernard Sève, Alice Hamard and Nathalie Le Floc’h
  • Novel strategies to manage the mycotoxin menace - Alexandros Yiannikouris
  • Salmonella in modern pig production: here today, gone tomorrow? - Thomas Blaha
  • Nutritional approaches to controlling Salmonella - Colm A. Moran
  • Is immune function being traded off for optimal performance? - Brooke D. Humphrey, J. D’Amato and M. Moulds
  • Emerging pathologies: are we prepared? - Steve R. Collett
  • ‘Zero Salmonella’: the new European mantra?- Filip van Immerseel, Ulrich Methner, Frank Pasmans, Freddy Haesebrouck and Richard Ducatelle
  • The challenge of managing health in an integrated business- Dennis P. Wages
  • Mycotoxins in poultry production: impact on animal performance andimmunity - Jean-Denis Bailly
     
Ideal book for nutritionists, veterinarians, animal producers, students and researchers studying animal and applied biological sciences.
 

 

 

 

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Additional information

ISBN13: 9789086860883
Format: Hardback
Pages: 280
Language: English
Published: 2008

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