Your easy to use guide on vitamins in animal nutrition.
Vitamin nutrition is a small part (in number) of the complete nutrition of an animal. It can often be ignored and yet it is critical to the well-being and top performance of every animal. The correct vitamin balance of animals is essential for maintaining normal body function to support growth, performance, immunity and fertility requirements. An increased supply of specific vitamins can sometimes have a positive effect, such as immunity status or hoof quality.
The Vitamin Directory provides a functional, easy to read review of vitamins in animal nutrition. It is presented in a simple, colour-coded format with comprehensive and clear information designed to help save time searching for information. The acclaimed Context Directory style covers all the vitamins and some newer vitamin-like substances in an A-Z listing and is now available with a robust polypropylene cover.
Each vitamin is reviewed by species, natural sources, function and benefits, absorption, metabolism, storage, excretion, adequate status, deficency, toxicity, antagonists etc. Feed additive infomation is provided with regard to physical form, storage, processing losses and EU legal requirements for inclusion into livestock feeds.
A table of levels of each vitamin in common feedstuffs and useful summary tables completes this valuable reference guide to help improve your feed decisions.
The Vitamins Directory is an ideal reference guide for advisors, nutritionists, sales reps, farmers and students looking for a quick and easy to read guide to vitamins.
Type: Half Canadian
Format: Half Canadian
Sally J. Charlton Bsc (Hons) Ani Sci, MSc (Ani Man)
Sally has a first class degree in Animal Science and worked in managerial and advisory positions in the animal feed industry for 18 years. She was a product manager for Trouw Nutrition (a Nutreco company), a leading European manufacturer of premixes and speciality feed. She was a member of the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions and has been a consultant animal nutritionist in South Africa and Canada involved with premix and milk replacer companies.
Sally has a MSc in Animal Manipulation with McTimoney College of Chiropractic and combines her animal chiropractic with nutrition consultancy.
Sally has written and published three nutritional books with Context Publications. The Minerals Directory, The Vitamins Directory and Calf Rearing Guide that have been circulated worldwide.
Website : www.charltons.info
Dr Wesley Ewing BSc (Hons) Agric, DipM, Msc, Phd
Wesley had both commercial and technical knowledge of animal nutrition having worked in the industry for over 20 years for global leaders such as Cargil and Provimi. He was the General Manager for a UK animal nutrtion and health company before establishing Context in 2000. He passed away in April 2020.
This book weighs: 595g
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