Comparative Animal Nutrition and Metabolism by Peter Robert Cheeke,Ellen S. Dierenfeld

By Peter Robert Cheeke,Ellen S. Dierenfeld

nutrients is a really extensive self-discipline, encompassing biochemistry, body structure, endocrinology, immunology, microbiology and pathology. featuring the main ideas of nutrients of either household and wild animals, this ebook takes a comparative process, recognising that there are massive alterations in nutrient digestion, metabolism and requisites between a variety of mammalian and avian species. Explaining species changes in foodstuff choice, food-seeking and digestive techniques and their value to dietary wishes, chapters hide a wide diversity of issues together with digestive body structure, metabolic problems and particular nutrition reminiscent of carbohydrates proteins and lipids, with specific realization being paid to dietary and metabolic idiosyncrasies. it's a necessary textual content for college kids of animal and veterinary sciences.

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