Equine Nutrition and Feeding by David Frape

By David Frape

because the first variation of Equine nutrients and Feeding was once released in 1986, it has turn into the seminal paintings at the topic. It covers all of the key issues it is advisable to comprehend in your equine nutrients measure direction. This accomplished and obviously evidenced textbook covers how foodstuff is digested and foodstuff are utilized in transforming into, operating and breeding horses. It additionally explains the clinical foundation for calculating nutrient and nutritional necessities in an comprehensible demeanour, and indicates you the way to do those calculations. certain consciousness is usually given to grassland and pasture, and to housing and diet-related ailments.

Additional, student-friendly positive aspects include:

  • References to the main up to date details, together with “Nutrient requisites of Horses”, from the nationwide learn Council (2007).
  • Case histories to supply sensible examples.
  • Study questions on the finish of every bankruptcy that can assist you to revise.
  • A accomplished thesaurus of phrases and abbreviations.

Changes to this fourth edition:

  • Evidence base has been elevated, with 646 new study reviews and papers being incorporated.
  • Extensively revised to make navigation easier.
  • A new part is devoted to the weaning and development of the foal.

This publication is the basic textual content for any undergraduate and postgraduate scholar of equine meals, equine veterinary drugs, equine veterinary nursing or agricultural technological know-how. it's also utilized by equine nutritionists and horse owners.

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