This authoritative reference is of interest to professionals in animal nutrition and the livestock industry and is suitable as a graduate-level text on vitamin nutrition in animals.First book of its kindOffers practical and broad coverage of nutrition as it relates to farm livestock, humans, and laboratory animalsClinically identifies and outlines the effects of vitamin excesses and deficiencies in animals and humansEmphasizes vitamin supplementation, and vitamin metabolism and functionIllustrated with numerous photographs
Sample diets are given, useful as guides in developing diets for horses. Suggested levels of protein, minerals, and vitamins for use in horse diets are presented. These can be used as guides which can be modified to suit the various feeding situations encountered in horse farms.
The volume of scientific literature is increasing rapidly each year. Moreover, its interpretation is becoming more complex. This increases the need for summarizing and interpreting these new developments in up-to-date books such as in this one.Sample diets-useful as guides in developing diets for horsesSuggested levels of protein, minerals, and vitamins for use in horse dietsThese can be used as guides which can be modified to suit the various feeding situations encountered in horse farms
This text summarizes minerals, vitamins, proteins, amino acids, carbohydrates, fiber, fatty acids, fat, energy, water, enzymes, and antibiotics and other antimicrobial compounds in swine industry. Furthermore, it discusses the relative value of feeds for use in swine diets and the feeding requirement for baby pig, growing-finishing pigs, and the breeding herd.
This book will be very valuable to beginners in swine production, established swine raisers, feed manufacturers and dealers, county agents, farm advisors and consultants, and veterinarians. Animal science and agriculture students and instructors will also find this book helpful.
In DEMYSTIFYING FOOD FROM FARM TO FORK, author Maurice J. Hladik examines a plethora of issues surrounding the agricultural industry. It answers the questions of what is food, what does farm to market really mean, and whether the food we eat is safe. It also discusses the controversies and socioeconomic concerns surrounding food and the food supply, such as the role of government; farming, environment, and biodiversity; genetically modi?ed food; organic foods; the 100-mile diet; weather, climate, and food; and animal and poultry welfare.
Hladika descendant of European farmers who settled on farms in Nebraska, Iowa, and Minnesota as early as 1834not only provides a lively discussion of food controversies, but also shares hundreds of little-known facts about food and farming.
This text provides an overview of today's dominant food system - one developed in and controlled by northern industrialized countries, and one that is becoming increasingly globalized.