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A Guide to the Principles of Animal Nutrition

Author: Gita Cherian
Subject: Biology
Source: Open Textbook Library
Publisher: Oregon State University
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Based on over 20 years of teaching experience in animal nutrition/ this study guide will enhance learning basic food animal nutritional principles.In this introductory text/ six fundamental nutrients/ their structure/ digestion/ and metabolism are covered. A brief introduction to bioenergetics/ feed additives/ nutrient analysis/ digestive organs and processes in monogastric and ruminant animals/ and methods for assessing nutrient utilization are also included.Each chapter is illustrated with a new terms box/ key points/ and review questions.This study guide is an essential learning tool for undergraduate students majoring in animal sciences/ veterinary medicine/ or other related disciplines.

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