Information to develop feeding strategies for sows and boars.
The central role of nutrition in the reproduction of farm animals has long been recognised. In the last two decades there have been considerable advances in our knowledge of sow and boar nutrition which has allowed the development of effective feeding strategies. Such progress will continue in order to meet the demands of ever-increasing product targets.
Thiscomprehensive book provides information on basic scientific knowledge, practical guidelines and indices of reproduction appropriate for good performance, health and welfare. The aim is to help develop suitable feeding strategies for sows and boars.
SECTION ONE: Introduction
SECTION TWO: The pre-breeding gilt
SECTION THREE: Energy: responses and requirements
SECTION FOUR: Protein and amino acids
SECTION FIVE: Minerals
SECTION SIX: Vitamins
SECTION SEVEN: Water provision
SECTION EIGHT: Appetite
SECTION NINE: Diets
SECTION TEN: Modelling requirements and responses
SECTION ELEVEN: The boar
SECTION TWELVE: Practical feeding strategies
Ideal for students, research scientists, veterinarians and all those engaged in practical pig production.
Publisher: Context Publications
This book weighs: 580g
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Nutrition of Sows and Boars
By W H Close And D J A Cole
By Kees Scheepens and Marrit of Engen
The Lactating Sow
By Edited by M.W.A. Verstegen, P.J. Moughan and J.W. Schrama
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