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Recent Advances in Animal Nutrition - 2008

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Recent Advances in Animal Nutrition - 2008

PC Garnsworthy And J Wiseman (Eds)

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Author (s): PC Garnsworthy And J Wiseman (Eds)

About The Book

This book contains the proceedings of the 42nd University of Nottingham Feed Conference held in September 2008. Authors of all chapters are international experts in their fields and have provided comprehensive analyses of the issues together with practical applications. This book is essential reading for all involved in animal production science/practice, including researchers, consultants, animal science students, legislators and practitioners.

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Author PC Garnsworthy And J Wiseman (Eds)
Availability In Print
Dimensions Unknown
Extent 350 pp
ISBN 9781904761044
Publication date 2009
Book Type Hardcover



  • Impact of energy balance on metabolic changes and reproductive tissues; consequences for ovarian activity and fertility in dairy and beef cattle
  • Opportunities for online monitoring of health and performance in dairy cows
  • Improvement of forages to increase the efficiency of nitrogen and energy use by ruminants
  • Improving feed efficiency in cattle with residual feed intake

Biosecurity and food safety

  • Safety in the food chain: biosecurity and coping with disease outbreaks
  • Campylobacter: farm strategies for control
  • Bacteriophage intervention to reduce campylobacter contamination in poultry

Developments in the industry

  • Global supplies and trends in commodities
  • Developments in the Russian livestock industries: implications for European producers and the feed industry


  • Using InraPorc to reduce nitrogen and phosphorus excretion
  • Gut health, microbiota and immunity
  • The role of fibre in gut health

Biofuels and co-products

  • Biofuels and the animal feed sector: how bio-refining crops can make better use of land to meet our needs for feed and low carbon biofuels
  • Nutritional and economic value of co-products from biofuel production
  • Variability of quality in biofuel co-products
  • Use of dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) co-products in commercial pig feeding programmes
  • The use of enzymes to improve the nutritive value of co-products
  • Impact of biofuel co-products on carcass quality

Poster abstracts on co-products
List of Participants

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