By Peter Robert Cheeke,Ellen S. Dierenfeld

ISBN-10: 1845936310

ISBN-13: 9781845936310

foodstuff is a truly wide self-discipline, encompassing biochemistry, body structure, endocrinology, immunology, microbiology and pathology. proposing the most important ideas of food of either family and wild animals, this publication takes a comparative technique, recognising that there are enormous transformations in nutrient digestion, metabolism and standards between quite a few mammalian and avian species. Explaining species transformations in nutrients choice, food-seeking and digestive ideas and their value to dietary wishes, chapters disguise a vast variety of themes together with digestive body structure, metabolic problems and particular foodstuff resembling carbohydrates proteins and lipids, with specific awareness being paid to dietary and metabolic idiosyncrasies. it really is a vital textual content for college kids of animal and veterinary sciences.

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