Because the first version of Equine meals and Feeding was once released in 1986, it has develop into the seminal paintings at the topic. It covers the entire key themes that you have to be aware of to your equine food measure direction. This complete and obviously evidenced textbook covers how nutrition is digested and foodstuff are utilized in starting to be, operating and breeding horses. It additionally explains the medical foundation for calculating nutrient and nutritional necessities in an comprehensible demeanour, and indicates you the way to do those calculations. targeted 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 info, together with “Nutrient standards of Horses”, from the nationwide study Council (2007).
  • Case histories to supply functional examples.
  • Study questions on the finish of every bankruptcy that will help you to revise.
  • A accomplished thesaurus of phrases and abbreviations.

Changes to this fourth edition:

  • Evidence base has been extended, with 646 new examine experiences 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 pupil of equine nutrients, equine veterinary medication, equine veterinary nursing or agricultural technology. it's also utilized by equine nutritionists and horse owners.

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