Details key minerals within animal nutrition and information regarding their benefits and sources. Includes functions and deficiency effects on each species.
This is the second edition of The MINERALS Directory, which was the first to present all the information you need on minerals for animal nutrition in a simple and easy to use format. Using the acclaimed Context Directory style it covers all the major, trace, minor and toxic minerals in any easy to read style and A-Z listing. This excellent reference guide is now published with a robust, polypropylene cover.
Sections include an introduction to the element and its key natural sources, its function and benefits to the animals, details on absorption, metabolism, excretion and adequate status. Requirements, deficiency and toxicity are covered by species ranging from poultry, pig, cattle, sheep to horses, rabbits and dogs. Best commercial estimates are given along with NRC requirements. Interrelationships such as antagonism and synergies are also covered.
Finally a useful table presents information on the levels found in common feedstuffs and inorganic sources where available.
An ideal reference guide for all advisors, nutritionists, salespersons, farmers and students
Type: Half Canadian
Format: Half Canadian
Sally J. Charlton Bsc (Hons) Ani Sci, MSc (Ani Man)
Sally has a first class degree in Animal Science and worked in managerial and advisory positions in the animal feed industry for 18 years. She was a product manager for Trouw Nutrition (a Nutreco company), a leading European manufacturer of premixes and speciality feed. She was a member of the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions and has been a consultant animal nutritionist in South Africa and Canada involved with premix and milk replacer companies.
Sally has a MSc in Animal Manipulation with McTimoney College of Chiropractic and combines her animal chiropractic with nutrition consultancy.
Sally has written and published three nutritional books with Context Publications. The Minerals Directory, The Vitamins Directory and Calf Rearing Guide that have been circulated worldwide.
Website : www.charltons.info
Dr Wesley Ewing BSc (Hons) Agric, DipM, Msc, Phd
Wesley has both commercial and technical knowledge of animal nutrition having worked in the industry for over 20 years for global leaders such as Cargil and Provimi. He was the General Manager for a UK animal nutrtion and health company before establishing Context.
This book weighs: 595g
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