With 42 chapters authored by leading international experts, Swine Nutrition: Second Edition is a comprehensive reference that covers all aspects of the nutrition of pigs. It is equally suitable as an advanced undergraduate and graduate textbook as well as a reference for anyone working in any aspect of pig production.

The book begins with a

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Part I. General Characteristics of Swine

part |2 pages

Part II. Nutrient Utilization by Swine

chapter 5|10 pages

Energy Utilization in Swine Nutrition

chapter 6|12 pages

Fat in Swine Nutrition

chapter 8|20 pages

Amino Acids in Swine Nutrition

chapter 10|26 pages

Calcium, Phosphorus, Vitamin D, and Vitamin K in Swine Nutrition

ByThomas D. Crenshaw

chapter 11|16 pages

Sodium, Potassium, Chloride, Magnesium, and Sulfur in Swine Nutrition

ByJohn F. Patience, Ruurd T. Zijlstra

chapter 12|34 pages

Trace and Ultratrace Elements in Swine Nutrition

ByGretchen Myers Hill, Jerry W. Spears

chapter 13|18 pages

Vitamin A in Swine Nutrition

ByCraig S. Darroch

chapter 14|34 pages

Selenium and Vitamin E in Swine Nutrition

ByDonald C. Mahan

chapter 15|42 pages

Water-Soluble Vitamins in Swine Nutrition

ByC. Robert Dove, David A. Cook

chapter 16|24 pages

Bioavailability of Minerals and Vitamins

ByDavid H. Baker

chapter 17|18 pages

Water in Swine Nutrition

ByPhilip A. Thacker

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Part III. Factors That Influence Swine Nutrition

chapter 18|26 pages

Antimicrobial and Promicrobial Agents

ByGary L. Cromwell

chapter 19|20 pages

Performance-Enhancing Substances*

ByDiane Wray-Cahen

chapter 20|22 pages

Feed Intake in Growing-Finishing Pigs

ByMichael Ellis, Nathan Augspurger

chapter 22|20 pages

Effects of Facility Design on Behavior and Feed and Water Intake

ByMichael C. Brumm, Harold W. Gonyou

chapter 23|26 pages

Thermal Environment and Swine Nutrition

ByJean Noblet, Jean Le Dividich, Jaap Van Milgen

chapter 24|18 pages

Nutrition and Immunology of Swine

ByRodney W. Johnson, Jeffery Escobar, Douglas M. Webel

chapter 25|22 pages

Mycotoxins and Other Antinutritional Factors in Swine Feeds

ByEric van Heugten

chapter 26|24 pages

Intestinal Bacteria and Their Influence on Swine Growth

ByH. Rex Gaskins

chapter 27|22 pages

Swine Nutrition and Environmental Pollution and Odor Control

ByE. T. Kornegay, Martin W. A. Verstegen

chapter 29|10 pages

Nutrient Effects on Gene Expression

ByJess L. Miner, Alan S. Robertson, Karen L. Houseknecht

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Part IV. Applied Feeding of Swine

chapter 30|20 pages

Feeding Neonatal Pigs

ByTrygve L. Veum, Jack Odle

chapter 31|26 pages

Feeding the Weaned Pig

ByCharles V. Maxwell, Jr. and Scott D. Carter

chapter 32|8 pages

Feeding Growing-Finishing Pigs

ByTilford R. Cline, Brian T. Richert

chapter 33|46 pages

Feeding Gilts during Development and Sows during Gestation and Lactation

ByNathalie L. Trottier, Lee J. Johnston

chapter 34|12 pages

Feeding of Developing and Adult Boars

ByBas Kemp, Nicoline M. Soede

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Part V. Feedstuffs Included in Swine Diets

chapter 35|18 pages

Cereal Grains and By-Products for Swine

ByThomas E. Sauber, Fredric N. Owens

chapter 36|36 pages

Protein Supplements

ByLee I. Chiba

chapter 37|26 pages

Miscellaneous Feedstuffs

ByRobert O. Myer, Joel H. Brendemuhl

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Part VI. Techniques in Swine Nutrition Research

chapter 38|14 pages

Swine Modeling

ByPhillip S. Miller, Christopher C. Calvert

chapter 39|22 pages

Statistical Techniques for the Design and Analysis of Swine Nutrition Experiments

ByDebra K. Aaron, Virgil W. Hays

chapter 40|14 pages

Digestion and Balance Techniques in Pigs

ByOlayiwola Adeola

chapter 41|44 pages

Techniques for Measuring Body Composition of Swine

ByAlva D. Mitchell, Armin M. Scholz

chapter 42|24 pages

Blood Sampling and Surgical Techniques

ByJong-Tseng Yen