Wildlife Feeding and Nutrition / Edition 2

Wildlife Feeding and Nutrition / Edition 2

by Charles T. Robbins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0125893833

ISBN-13: 9780125893831

Pub. Date: 05/24/1994

Publisher: Elsevier Science

Research of the past ten years has made it increasingly clear that domestic animals and wild animals differ in their nutritional requirements. Nutritional management, beneficial to domestic animals, may actually be life-threatening to wild ones. This new edition of Wildlife Feeding and Nutrition has been thoroughly updated to reflect recent insights,

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Overview

Research of the past ten years has made it increasingly clear that domestic animals and wild animals differ in their nutritional requirements. Nutritional management, beneficial to domestic animals, may actually be life-threatening to wild ones. This new edition of Wildlife Feeding and Nutrition has been thoroughly updated to reflect recent insights, especially with regard to wildlife nutrition essential to successful management either in the wild or in captivity.
Zoological garden and laboratory personnel, wildlife biologists, ecologists, animal nutritionists, and veterinarians will benefit from this new edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780125893831
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
05/24/1994
Series:
Animal Feeding and Nutrition Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
1,269,631
Product dimensions:
0.82(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.
General Nutrient and Energy Requirements.
Protein.
Water.
Minerals.
Vitamins.
Essential Fatty Acids.
Energy Requirements for Maintenance.
Protein Requirements for Maintenance.
Reproductive Costs.
Productive Costs.
Food Composition.
Gastrointestinal Anatomy and Function.
Digestion and Nutrient Metabolism.
Food Intake Regulation.
Computer Models of the Nutritional Interaction.
Index.

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