Because the first variation of Equine meals and Feeding was once released in 1986, it has turn into the seminal paintings at the topic. It covers the entire key themes you must be aware of to your equine meals measure direction. This finished and obviously evidenced textbook covers how foodstuff is digested and food are utilized in growing to be, operating and breeding horses. It additionally explains the clinical foundation for calculating nutrient and nutritional necessities in an comprehensible demeanour, and exhibits you the way to do those calculations. particular recognition is usually given to grassland and pasture, and to housing and diet-related ailments.
Additional, student-friendly positive factors include:
- References to the main updated info, together with “Nutrient requisites of Horses”, from the nationwide examine Council (2007).
- Case histories to supply sensible examples.
- Study questions on the finish of every bankruptcy that will help you to revise.
- A complete word list of phrases and abbreviations.
Changes to this fourth edition:
- Evidence base has been improved, with 646 new study stories and papers being incorporated.
- Extensively revised to make navigation easier.
- A new part is devoted to the weaning and development of the foal.
This ebook is the fundamental textual content for any undergraduate and postgraduate scholar of equine food, equine veterinary drugs, equine veterinary nursing or agricultural technological know-how. it's also utilized by equine nutritionists and horse owners.
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