Equine Nutrition and Feeding

Horse nutrition and feeding

Type of feed, intake speed, appetite, frequency and processing. Durability of feed, feed contaminants and legal requirements. The book is the indispensable text for every student of Bachelor's and Postgraduate Studies in Horse Nutrition, Horse Veterinary Medicine, Horse Veterinary Care or Agricultural Sciences. A comprehensive and clearly documented textbook on the ways food is digested and nutrients are used for growing, working and breeding horses. Comprehensive book covering all aspects of horse nutrition and nutritional physiology.

Horse nutrition and feeding, 4. edition | Horse health and nutrition | General horses | Topics

Academic issues. Use of the products of nutritional power and proteins. 2 Use of the products of nutritional power and proteins. Carbohydrates, fats and proteins as source of power and endocrine control of power. Energetic metabolic. Nutritional proteins. Proteins needed for servicing. Hoof roe deer and power ingestion. Academic issues. Academic issues. Consumption of 4 vitamins and 2 wastes. Vitamins needed. Required amount of irrigation and loss of liquid.

Academic issues. Concentrated proteins. Food supplement with vitamins and minerals. Food store. Feeding stuff additive. Academic issues. Estimation of nutrient needs 6. Ratio of nutritional ability to physical mass. Energizing. Digestive demand for food, proteins and minerals on the basis of NRC (2007) recommendation. INRA feed-based energetic and nutritional needs. Energetic, proteinaceous, mineral and micro-nutrient intake levels as measured by the INRA system.

Fodder species, speed of absorption, appetizer, abundance and workability. Durability of animal feedingstuffs, contamination of animal feedingstuffs and legal requirements. Academic issues. Feeding the broodmare, the filly and the stallion. Fodder of the heifer. Academic issues. Impact of food mix. Academic issues. Nutrition for the performance and metabolism of nutrients during training.

Labour and power consumption. Energiesubstrate and their effort. Energetic supply of the musculature and feeding before training. Surplus of food basis and "fixed" kation ion footprint. Need for food proteins and physical activity. Feed types. Academic issues. Nutrient value of willow. Nährstoffe, which are needed for the growing and the developement of the pastures. Fresh drinking in. Academic issues. Academic issues.

Laboratory methods for assessing dietary status and some dietary options. Method for identifying the causes of presumed dietary deficiencies. Academic issues. Annex An example of the calculation of the dietary composition required for a 400 kg mare in the fourth month of lactation. Annex B General dietary errors in chairs and racing stables.

Annex C Chemical composition of feedingstuffs for equidae.

Horse nutrition and feeding, second ed.

Iowa State University Press, Frape D. Equine Nutrition and Feeding, 2e édition, Ames, 1999. Covering all facets of equine nutrition and food science, this extensive guide provides a complete overview of all equine diets. Subdivided into 12 chapters: the alimentary system; the use of food sources of food origin and proteins; the role of key minerals and micronutrients; vitamins and waters; feed components; estimation of food needs; feeding of broodmares, foals and stallions; vegetation; feeding for efficiency and metabolic rate of nutrition during movement; grass and pastures cultivation; parasites and diseases related to pastures; nutrition and accommodation; and lab techniques for using them.

There are several flaws in the novel. For example, the section on the assessment of dietary condition discusses metabolism assays (clinical chemistries of plasma and urine), but does not include food assays and rations assessment. Sometimes the books seem to be geared towards horse scientists or agriculturalists rather than vets.

Among the strong points of the novel are comprehensive reference works and a good index. A lot of subjects are covered thoroughly, and the guide contains a lot of useful information about various types of feeding, the impact of converting, weightsensing formulations from measures, growing charts, and the impact of movement. We are reviewing our nutritional needs measurement system and practice from around the globe.

Enjoying reading the books, I found the information useful. We can recommend vets and student vets who are looking for a guide to a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of horse nutrition.

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