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. Content includes characteristics of swine and the swine industry with emphasis on the gastrointestinal tract; various classes of nutrients, how these nutrients are metabolized by swine, and the factors affecting their utilization; the practical aspects of swine nutrition from birth through gestation, lactation in sows, and the feeding of adult boars; and nutritional aspects of the various feedstuffs commonly fed to swine. Rounding the book is coverage of various techniques used in swine nutrition research.

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Part I. General Characteristics of Swine

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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 13|18 pages

Vitamin A in Swine Nutrition

chapter 17|18 pages

Water in Swine Nutrition

part |2 pages

Part III. Factors That Influence Swine Nutrition

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Part V. Feedstuffs Included in Swine Diets