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Title The weaner pig : nutrition and management / edited by M.A. Varley and J. Wiseman
Published Wallingford, Oxon, UK ; New York, NY, USA : CABI Pub., [2001]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 336 pages) : illustrations
Contents Growth of the Young Weaned Pig / C.T. Whittemore and D.M. Green -- Energy Requirements of the Young Pig / J. Le Dividich and B. Sève -- Protein and Amino Acid Requirements of Weaner Pigs / M. Cole and M. Sprent -- Starch Digestion in Piglets / J. Wiseman, J. Pickard and L. Zarkadas -- Non-starch Polysaccharides in the Diets of Young Weaned Piglets / J.R. Pluske, J.C. Kim, D.E. McDonald, D.W. Pethick and D.J. Hampson -- Individual Feed Intake of Group-housed Weaned Pigs and Health Status / E.M.A.M. Bruininx, C.M.C. van der Peet-Schwering and J.W. Schrama -- The Weaner Pig : Enzymes and Biotechnology for the Future / G. Partridge -- Liquid Feeding for the Young Piglet / P.H. Brooks, C.A. Moran, J.D. Beal, V. Demeckova and A. Campbell -- Digestive Physiology and Development in Pigs / D. Kelly and T.P. King -- Enteric Immunity and Gut Health / M. Bailey, M.A. Vega-Lopez, H.-J. Rothkötter, K. Haverson, P.W. Bland, B.G. Miller and C.R. Stokes -- Enteric and Respiratory Diseases in the Young Weaned Piglet / S. Done -- Gut Health : Practical Considerations / P. Baynes and M. Varley -- Aerial Pollutants from Weaner Production / C.M. Wathes -- Behaviour of the Young Weaner Pig / S. Held and M. Mendl -- Practical Management and Housing of the Young Weaned Piglet / M. Evans -- Weaning Systems in Relation to Disease / P. Wallgren and L. Melin -- Weaning in Practice / J.W.G.M. Swinkels, H.A.M. Spoolder and H.M. Vermeer
Summary This book focuses on the nutrition and management of weaner pigs, elaborating on the growth, nutritional requirements and feeding, digestive physiology, enteric immunity and gut health, enteric and respiratory diseases, and behaviour of piglets. Weaning systems, practical management and housing for weaners, as well as aerial pollutants produced from weaner production and the impact of these on the environment, are also discussed
Notes Papers from the occasional Meeting of the British Society of Animal Science, held at Nottingham University, Sept. 2000
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Piglets -- Feeding and feeds -- Congresses.
Piglets -- Nutrition -- Requirements -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Congress.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Varley, M. A. (Mike A.)
Wiseman, J. (Julian)
British Society of Animal Science. Meeting (2000 : University of Nottingham)
LC no. 2001035454
ISBN 0851995322 (hardback ; alk. paper)
0851998887 (electronic bk.)
9780851995328 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9780851998886 (electronic bk.)