Nutrition of the Rabbit

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Carlos Blas, Julian Wiseman
CABI, 2010 - 333 pages
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Rabbit production systems are important providers of meat in many parts of the world due to the species' many advantages, including rapid growth rate and good reproductive performance. This title covers topics such as digestive physiology, feed formulation and product quality as well as the innovative feeding strategies.
 

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I adopted a rabbit from a shelter some several months ago and grew increasingly frustrated by the amount of rabbit nutrition advices and information in websites which often differs and the fact that ... Consulter l'avis complet

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Avis d'utilisateur  - Airnip - LibraryThing

This 344 page book covers rabbit feeding extensively. It follows the ingredients through the process of becoming the rabbit food pellets. Surprisingly readable book that digs deep into what modern domestic rabbits get fed; why and how. Consulter l'avis complet

Table des matières

1 The Digestive System of the Rabbit
1
2 Digestion of Sugars and Starch
19
3 Protein Digestion
39
4 Fat Digestion
56
5 Fibre Digestion
66
6 Energy and Protein Metabolism and Requirements
83
7 Minerals Vitamins and Additives
119
8 Feed Evaluation
151
11 Feed Manufacturing
200
12 Feed Formulation
222
13 Feeding Behaviour of Rabbits
233
14 Feeding Systems for Intensive Production
253
15 Nutrition and the Climatic Environment
267
16 Nutritional Recommendations and Feeding Management of Angora Rabbits
285
17 Pet Rabbit Feeding and Nutrition
294
Index
315

9 Influence of Diet on Rabbit Meat Quality
163
Interactions with Pathology
179

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