Concepts in Pig Science

Concepts in Pig Science


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This work looks at the pressures that face nutritionists, veterinarians and farmers, together with possible solutions. The consensus is that a combination of factors supported with high health status and good management was the solution. Genetics and consumer demands are considered.

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ISBN-13: 9781897676271
Publisher: Nottingham University Press
Publication date: 11/28/1999
Pages: 177

Table of Contents

Introduction - a corporate response to change
performance potential and problems
biological peptides - the next frontier in nitrogen metabolism
Mannan oligosaccharides
a world without growth promoters - management becomes even more important
practical solutions to maximise production
the potential of liquid feeding systems
the key to any swine operation, the sow - maximizing her genetic potential
the modern pig requires modern nutrition
mineral nutrition in the new millennium - the scientific case for bioplexed minerals
the dawn of a new era in selenium nutrition - organic selenium
insights into organic chromium and the modern pig.

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