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Principles of Companion Animal Nutrition (05 - Old Edition)

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Factually accurate and fun to read, this is a good and interesting book that is species comprehensive. The pet food industry is huge, over $40 billion a year, and this unique reference work is the bookstore basic biology companion animal book. It can help you learn about your companion pet's biology and have fun, and provides a simple scientific resource for the reader interested in confirming that what they do is appropriate, while providing a starting place for those interested in more specific and complex information. Principles of Companion Animal Nutrition  provides critical basic biology information, scientific processes, history, and data related to companion animals ( dogs, cats, horses, rabbits, llamas and alpacas, birds, fish, rodents, reptiles and amphibians); it covers all of the major classes and orders of pets in a brief, light, basic way–it's not “expert dry and dull.” For pre-veterinary and veterinary workers and others in the animal sciences; as well as non-academic hobbyists, information-seekers, and pet-lovers everywhere.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction: The Science of Nutrition

  2. Life Cycle Nutrition: from science to practice

  3. Glucose and Fatty acids-suppliers of energy and body function

 

  4. Amino Acids and Proteins–structure and body function

 

  5. The Vitamins-co-factors for using nutrients

 

  6. The Minerals-Providers of structure and function

 

  7. The Basics of Energy and Protein Requirements

 

  8. Getting ready to make foods: ingredients, preparation and processing

 

  9. Formulation, Analysis and Labeling: Foods to meet requirements

 

10. Nutrition of Canines

 

11. Feline Nutrition

 

12. Nutrition of Nonruminant Herbivores-Horses

 

13. Nutrition of the Lagomorph: Rabbits

 

14. Llamas and Alpacas: Ruminant Companions

 

15. Nutrition of Ornamental Birds

 

16. Nutrition of Aquarium Fish

 

17. Nutrition of Rodents

 

18. Nutrition of Reptiles

Product Details

ISBN:
9780131512580
Author:
Mcnamara, John
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Author:
McNamara, John P.
Author:
McNamara, J. P.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Agriculture - General
Subject:
Agriculture & Animal Husbandry
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
February 2005
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
9.1 x 7 x 0.7 in 549 gr

Related Subjects

Business » Accounting and Finance
Business » Investing
Pets » General
Science and Mathematics » Agriculture » General
Science and Mathematics » Astronomy » General
Science and Mathematics » Biology » General
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Zoology
Science and Mathematics » Physics » Relativity Theory

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