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Author Davies, Zoe.
Title Introduction to horse nutrition / Zoe Davies.
Imprint Chichester, U.K. ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  SF285.5 .D38 2009    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  SF285.5 .D38 2009    AVAILABLE  
Author Davies, Zoe.
Subject Horses -- Nutrition -- Requirements.
Horses -- Feeding and feeds.
Animal Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Horses.
Animal Feed.
Animal Husbandry -- methods.
Diet -- veterinary.
Description viii, 240 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The horse as a herbivore -- Structure and function of the equine digestive system -- Food and biological molecules -- Vitamins -- Minerals -- Energy : fuel for life -- Forage for horses -- Feedstuffs -- Feed supplements, additives and nutriceuticals -- Formulating a ration -- Feeding different types of horses -- Diet related problems.
ISBN 9781405169981 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1405169982 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 304077588
Table of Contents
1The Horse as a Herbivore1
2Structure and Function of the Equine Digestive System11
3Food and Biological Molecules27
4Vitamins49
5Minerals61
6Energy - Fuel for Life81
7Forage for Horses97
8Feedstuffs113
9Feed Supplements, Additives and Nutraceuticals139
10Formulating a Ration151
11Feeding Different Types of Horses171
12Diet Related Problems185
Appendix 1Nutritional Requirements Tables213
Appendix 2Nutrient Composition of Selected Feedstuffs219
Appendix 3Modern Rules of Feeding222
Appendix 4Conversion Factors224
 Further Reading227
 Glossary228
 Index236


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