Wildlife Feeding And Nutrition by Charles T. Robbins

Wildlife Feeding And Nutrition

byCharles T. RobbinsEditorTony J. Cunha

Paperback | May 10, 1994

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Research of the past ten years has made it increasingly clear that domestic animals and wild animals differ in their nutritional requirements. Nutritional management, beneficial to domestic animals, may actually be life-threatening to wild ones. This new edition ofWildlife Feeding and Nutrition has been thoroughly updated to reflect recent insights, especially with regard to wildlife nutrition essential to successful management either in the wild or in captivity.
Zoological garden and laboratory personnel, wildlife biologists, ecologists, animal nutritionists, and veterinarians will benefit from this new edition.

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Title:Wildlife Feeding And NutritionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:May 10, 1994Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0125893833

ISBN - 13:9780125893831

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Table of Contents

Introduction.
General Nutrient and Energy Requirements.
Protein.
Water.
Minerals.
Vitamins.
Essential Fatty Acids.
Energy Requirements for Maintenance.
Protein Requirements for Maintenance.
Reproductive Costs.
Productive Costs.
Food Composition.
Gastrointestinal Anatomy and Function.
Digestion and Nutrient Metabolism.
Food Intake Regulation.
Computer Models of the Nutritional Interaction.
Index.

From Our Editors

This new edition of Wildlife Feeding and Nutrition has been thoroughly updated to reflect recent insights, especially with regard to wildlife nutrition essential to successful management either in the wild or in captivity.

Editorial Reviews

Reviews of the First Edition:
"Should be required reading for all undergraduates and graduate students in biology, zoology or animal science."
--QUARTERLY REVIEW OF BIOLOGY
"It will serve as a bench mark in the field of wildlife nutrition and as a valuable reference in the years to come."
--JOURNAL OF WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT