Avian Nutrition

Avian Nutrition

(POULTRY, RATITE AND TAMED BIRDS) The book Avian Nutrition (Poultry, Ratite and Tamed birds) is enlarged edition of poultry and Ratite Nutrition. The scope of book has been increased by incorporating relevant and important informations ...

Author: Nityanand Pathak

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781000333008

Category: Science

Page: 294

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The scope of book has relevant and important informations on some of the popular tamed birds reared as pet in cages. Among these Parrots and Mayana are companion species capable of learning and limited conversation with members of the house. Bulbul, partridges and pigeon are used for sports. Owners of these birds expect guidance for care and management from the experts of poultry science because so far there appears to be no school on the management of such avian species. Incorporation of these avian species in the book is expected to enrich the knowledge of students and teachers of the Avian and Poultry Science. Note: T& F does not sell or distribute the Hardback in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
Categories: Science

Comparative Avian Nutrition

Comparative Avian Nutrition

This book presents, uniquely, all aspects of our current knowledge, drawn from such diverse disciplines as physiological ecology, poultry production, zoo biology and biomedical science.

Author: CABI

Publisher: Cabi

ISBN: UOM:39015040166657

Category: Nature

Page: 350

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Their natural beauty, exceptional variety and unique biology make birds (Aves) one of the most fascinating groups of animals. They are also of great importance to humans as food and as experimental subjects that have catalyzed significant advances in many areas of biological research. Central to our ability to maintain and develop these resources is a thorough understanding of avian nutrition. This book presents, uniquely, all aspects of our current knowledge, drawn from such diverse disciplines as physiological ecology, poultry production, zoo biology and biomedical science. The physical and biochemical processes of digestion, the metabolic functions of nutrients and the diversity of evolutionary adaptations required to accommodate very different foodstuffs are examined in depth. Emphasis is placed on the quantitative nature of nutrition and the practical consequences for the dietary requirements of captive and wild avian populations throughout their life cycle. This book is key reading for advanced students of animal nutrition and poultry science and for research ornithologists. It will also be valuable for practicing nutritionists working with farmed, pet, zoo or wild birds and represents an essential purchase for libraries of animal science, veterinary medicine and ornithology.
Categories: Nature

Avian Energetics and Nutritional Ecology

Avian Energetics and Nutritional Ecology

2 Nutrition and Metabolism Mary E. Murphy The nutrition of animals involves procurement of food, digestion and absorption of component nutrients, metabolism and (or) assimilation of absorbed nutrients, and elimination of resulting waste ...

Author: C. Carey

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781461304258

Category: Science

Page: 464

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A symposium held in 1973 chaired and organized by William R. Dawson was the first major attempt to summarize and synthesize the existing information in the then emerging field of avian energetics. The symposium featured papers by James R. King, William A. Calder III, Vance A. Tucker, and Robert E. Ricklefs and com mentaries by George A. Bartholomew, S. Charles Kendeigh, and Eugene P. Odum. The proceedings of the symposium, Avian Energetics (Paynter 1974), played a critical role in stimulating interest and research in the field of avian energetics. Some twenty-odd years later, we are making another attempt to summarize the information in the field of avian energetics. Some obvious differences exist be tween its predecessor and this volume. Numerous improvements in methodology, such as the use of doubly labeled water to estimate metabolism in free-living birds, now allow researchers to ask questions that could not be addressed previ ously. Second, consideration of nutrition is now inseparable from that of energet ics. This merger is necessary not only because food intake is the source of both en ergy and nutrients but also because one or more nutrients, rather than energy, can be limiting for a given species in a particular instance. Finally, the study of ener getics and nutritional ecology, particularly in birds and mammals, has grown so dramatically that a single volume can now only partially cover the range of possi ble topics and can catalogue only a sampling of all the studies on the subject.
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Current Therapy in Avian Medicine and Surgery

Current Therapy in Avian Medicine and Surgery

FOUNDATIONS. IN. AVIAN. NUTRITION. Elizabeth Koutsos In 2011, over 8 million birds were kept as companion animals in over 3.5 million homes in the United States,1 in addition to those kept in private breeding collections and zoos.

Author: Brian Speer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9781455746712

Category: Avian medicine

Page: 928

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A current and cutting-edge reference, Current Therapy in Avian Medicine and Surgery takes the popular Current Therapy approach in providing succinct and clear information pertinent to the medical care of avian species. Most chapters include an up-to-date delivery of the current state of knowledge on their subject material, and provide practical approaches and thought processes applicable to diagnosis and therapy where appropriate. Information is always easy to find, with topics including the latest advances in internal medicine; behavioral medicine; anesthesia, analgesia, and surgery. Sections dedicated to welfare, conservation, and practice risk management explore important, but less commonly discussed aspects of avian practice; and the pattern recognition portion of the text offers readers a view of what companion bird conditions are likely to be seen in practice in different parts of the world. Written by a team of highly regarded contributors from around the world, this text helps readers, regardless of location and current knowledge, develop and augment skills in the medical and surgical care of avian species. The Current Therapy format provides current, up-to-date, succinct and clear information pertinent to the medical and surgical care of avian species. Coverage of clinically significant topics includes current veterinary scientific literature and hot topics relating to today's avian medicine and surgery. Coverage of a wide variety of bird species includes psittacines, pigeons, raptors, ratites, waterfowl, gallinaceous birds, and less common species. More than 800 full-color images show avian disease, management strategies and thought processes, and aid in formulating guidelines to care. World-renowned, expert contributors provide cutting-edge information, offering authoritative, accurate, and sometimes controversial opinions in many areas of study. Summary tables simplify the lookup of key facts and treatment guidelines. References in each chapter facilitate further reading and research on specific topics.
Categories: Avian medicine

Avian Gut Function in Health and Disease

Avian Gut Function in Health and Disease

Klasing, K.C. (1998) Comparative Avian Nutrition. CAB International, Wallingford, UK. Klasing, K.C. (2001) Protecting animal health and well being: Nutrition and immune function. In: National Research Council (ed.) ...

Author: Graham C. Perry

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 9781845931803

Category: Medical

Page: 417

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This book contains conference proceedings of the 28th Poultry Science Symposium of the World's Poultry Science Association held in Bristol, UK, in September 2005. It focuses on the discontinued use of antibiotics in poultry and on the interactions between the birds, dietary factors and pathogens. The 23 chapters include the history, current use and legislative aspects of feed additives in the European Union; poultry nutrition without antibiotics; early development of the small intestinal function; absorptive function of the small intestine; epithelial structure and function of the hen intestine; immunological development of the gut; molecular approaches to the analysis of the gastrointestinal microbial ecosystems; microbial flora of the chicken digestive tract; mechanisms of pathogen control in the digestive tract; effect of nonstarch polysaccharidases on gastrointestinal function; effects of amino acid and protein supply on nutrition and health; the role of feed processing on gastrointestinal function and health in poultry; the causes, prevention and the role of nutrition in the production of wet litter; influence of gut health and immunity on micronutrient supply; virus-induced gastrointestinal diseases of chickens and turkeys; the digestive tract as an entry point for bacterial infections; Eimeria spp. genetics, protection and antigen identification; developments and constraints of feed acidification in controlling gut pathogens in poultry, with an emphasis on Salmonella spp., competitive exclusion in poultry production; Campylobacter spp. and their bacteriophages in poultry; breeding for disease resistance; The EU perspective on the monitoring of zoonoses and zoonotic agents and the significance of gastrointestinal problems to poultry farmers. This book will be of interest to researchers in food science and veterinary medicine, decision makers and poultry farmers.
Categories: Medical

Avian Nutrition

Avian Nutrition

The scope of book has relevant and important informations on some of the popular tamed birds reared as pet in cages.

Author: Nityanand Pathak

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781000332940

Category: Science

Page: 294

View: 875

The scope of book has relevant and important informations on some of the popular tamed birds reared as pet in cages. Among these Parrots and Mayana are companion species capable of learning and limited conversation with members of the house. Bulbul, partridges and pigeon are used for sports. Owners of these birds expect guidance for care and management from the experts of poultry science because so far there appears to be no school on the management of such avian species. Incorporation of these avian species in the book is expected to enrich the knowledge of students and teachers of the Avian and Poultry Science. Note: T& F does not sell or distribute the Hardback in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
Categories: Science

Avian Medicine

Avian Medicine

Klasing KC: Comparative avian nutrition, Wallingford, UK, 1998, CAB International. Lepczyk CA, Caviedes-Vidal E, Karasov WH: Digestive responses during food restriction and realimentation in nestling house sparrows (Passer domesticus), ...

Author: Jaime Samour

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780723439554

Category: Medical

Page: 712

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Combining the in-depth coverage of a text with the practicality of a clinical manual and the visual detail of an atlas, Avian Medicine, 3rd Edition is the complete, all-in-one guide to every aspect of avian care. Written by some of the world's leading authorities in avian medicine, this highly illustrated reference covers a wide variety of avian species — including psittacines, raptors, bustards, parrots, finches, and more. Comprehensive coverage includes issues ranging from the basic aspects of patient management to the most sophisticated diagnostic techniques. Plus, with more illustrations, a wealth of practical advice, and the latest information on cutting-edge treatments and procedures incorporated into this new edition, today’s general clinician will be fully equipped to effectively and confidently care for all birds. Comprehensive coverage of all aspects of clinical management written by leading experts in the field provides readers with a depth and breadth of knowledge on avian medicine and care. Coverage of a wide variety of species — including raptors, bustards, and many others — enables practitioners to treat a greater assortment of patients with more confidence and skill. Bulleted text and tables help present information in an accessible way. More than 900 color images give readers a better picture of disease and how it will be encountered in practice. Appendices bring together wide-ranging data on hematology and blood chemistry reference values, commonly used pharmaceutics and other information relevant to avian practitioners. NEW! New chapter sections, revised references, and updated suggested readings ensure that readers have the most up-to-date information. NEW! New chapter contributors ensure the information in the text reflects the most current techniques and advances. NEW! Expanded content on parrots, finches and fruit-eating birds has been added to the text to make content more relevant to the needs of today’s practitioners. NEW! Thoroughly updated content includes the latest surgical techniques and procedures to keep practitioners on top of the most cutting-edge information in the field. NEW! Additional content and images on MRI have been incorporated throughout the text to complete the coverage of other advanced imaging techniques such as CT scans.
Categories: Medical

A Parrot s Healthy Dining Go Raw

A Parrot s Healthy Dining   Go Raw

This book takes you through various topics with the most up-to-date information on avian nutrition and points out some important facts that every parrot owner should be aware of.

Author: Karmen Budai

Publisher:

ISBN: 1527276333

Category:

Page: 112

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Choosing the right diet for your parrot is crucial to its overall health... The right diet can have a massive impact on your bird's overall health and improve their quality of life significantly. This book takes you through various topics with the most up-to-date information on avian nutrition and points out some important facts that every parrot owner should be aware of. Dr Karen Becker, DVM, explains the importance of feeding your pet bird a species-appropriate diet, and why it is best to closely mimic a bird's native diet and include an abundance of fresh, live, whole foods. Dr Jamie Abete, DVM, helps you understand why some veterinarians can be reluctant to recommend fresh foods. She walks you through the dietary needs of certain species of birds such as macaws, lorikeets and lories, eclectus, as well as explaining how important is to keep your parrot's gut bacteria in balance and the effects of supplementation with probiotics. Dr Stephanie Lamb, DVM, explains the importance of protein in your bird's diet, and how feather disorders are linked to a parrot's inappropriate diet. She describes the essentials of plant oils, why different vitamins and minerals are required in a bird's diet to ensure adequate health and longevity, and helps you understand the implications for any deficiencies and excess. Learn more about feeding fruits to your birds. Discover the nutrition profiles of parrot-safe nuts, grains, seeds, legumes and edible flowers in a handy nutrition list. Power up your bird's bowl with soaked and sprouted seeds and grains, and discover how to grow your own microgreens. All this is complemented with over 30 wholesome recipes that are both quick and easy to make, so you don't have to spend too much time in the kitchen. Preparing, deliciously healthy foods for your bird has never been easier!
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Avian Cognition

Avian Cognition

However, if we consult the Nutrition Almanac the following nutritional content is listed for 1 dry uncooked cup of ... and other avian diet-related diseases.115 A lack of iodine causes hypothyroidism in birds and humans.99 The thyroid, ...

Author: Debra S. Herrmann

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781498748438

Category: Medical

Page: 535

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Unlike any other book, Avian Cognition thoroughly examines avian intelligence, behavior, and individuality. Preferences, choices, motivation, and habits of species, flocks, and individual birds are discussed and compared. This book investigates who birds are and why they do what they do. Daily, seasonal, and play activities, creativity, reasoning a
Categories: Medical

Sturkie s Avian Physiology

Sturkie s Avian Physiology

Future research on the molecular mechanisms governing eating behavioral responses, taste perception and intestinal functionality and their interactions, all key features in both wild and domesticated avian nutrition and production, ...

Author: Colin G. Scanes

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780323853514

Category: Science

Page: 1440

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Sturkie’s Avian Physiology, Seventh Edition is the classic, comprehensive, single volume on the physiology of domestic and wild birds. This latest edition is thoroughly revised and updated with several new chapters with entirely new content on such topics as vision, sensory taste, pain reception, evolution and domestication. Chapters throughout have been greatly expanded due to the many recent advances in the field. This book is written by international experts in different aspects of avian physiology. For easy reading and searches, the book is structured under a series of themes, beginning with genomic studies, sensory biology and nervous systems, and major organs. This book is an important resource for ornithologists, poultry scientists, and other researchers in avian studies. It is also useful for students in avian or poultry physiology, as well as avian veterinarians. Stands out as the only single volume devoted to bird physiology Features updates, revisions or additions to each chapter Written and edited by international leaders in avian studies
Categories: Science