Animal Nutrition by P. McDonald, R. a. Edwards, J. F. D. Greenhalgh, C. A.

By P. McDonald, R. a. Edwards, J. F. D. Greenhalgh, C. A. Morgan, L. A. Sinclair

The most modern version of this vintage textual content has been reorganised to supply a transparent and accomplished creation to the technological know-how and perform of animal nutrients. Animal Nutrition is divided into six major sections masking: The elements of meals; The digestion and metabolism of food; Quantifying the nutrient content material of meals: digestibility, strength and protein values; The nutrient requisites of animals; The dietary features of meals; and Animal items and human meals. The Appendices presents entire tables at the composition of meals and feeding criteria for dairy and pork farm animals, sheep, pigs and fowl, and horses.

The textual content is supported by way of key experimental proof all through. Quantitative facets of the topic are in actual fact defined and illustrated by way of labored examples. difficulties and options have now been extra to all chapters to assist pupil studying.

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The spectral data are then related to the known chemical composition of the standard samples by multiple linear regression. The relationships are then validated with a second set of samples of known composition. Once satisfactory relationships have 13 Chapter 1 The animal and its food been derived, they can be applied to the spectra of samples of unknown composition. The technique has been extended to the analysis of fresh silage samples, eliminating the need to dry and mill the sample. NIRS has the advantages that it is rapid with minimal sample preparation, it gives instantaneous results and is non-destructive of the sample, it allows simultaneous measurement of several parameters with high precision, and it allows a high throughput of samples at low cost per sample.

Stumpf P K, Conn E E and Preiss J (eds) 1988 The Biochemistry of Plants, Vol. 14, Carbohydrates, New York, Academic Press. Tipson R S and Horton D (eds) Advances in Carbohydrate Chemistry and Biochemistry, (annual volumes since 1945), New York, Academic Press. They are insoluble in water but soluble in common organic solvents such as benzene, ether and chloroform. They act as electron carriers, as substrate carriers in enzymic reactions, as components of biological membranes, and as sources and stores of energy.

A, E, B6, K), but the measurement of available vitamins requires biological methods. An example of the application of high-performance liquid chromatography is seen with food proteins, which are hydrolysed with acid and the released amino acids are then determined using one of the following methods: ■ ■ Ion-exchange chromatography – by which the amino acids are separated on the column, and then mixed with a derivatisation agent, which reacts to give a complex that is detected by a spectrophotometer or fluorimeter.

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