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Nutrition Experiments in Pigs and Poultry

Nutrition Experiments in Pigs and Poultry
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Cikkszám: 736

A Practical Guide

Edited by M R Bedford, M Choct, H Masey O`Neill, AB Agri Ltd, UK

August 2016 / Hardback / 178 Pages / 9781780647005

Main Description

This practical research text provides an invaluable resource for all animal and veterinary scientists designing, analysing and interpreting results from nutrition and feed experiments in pigs and poultry.

The emphasis throughout is on practical aspects of designing nutrition experiments. The book builds on the basics and proceeds to describe the limitations of experiment design involving different ingredients. It goes on to describe the characterization of experimental diets including ingredient selection, composition and the minimum proximate analysis required. The text details measurements and the tools available for understanding diverse data sets, data analysis and eventual publication of the research.

This fully balanced and extensively referenced, yet practical, text is an invaluable resource to all animal, veterinary and biomedical scientists involved in the designing of nutrition experiments in pigs and poultry, and the publication of their research.


Suitable for researchers in animal science, veterinary science, biomedical science, the feed industry, poultry and pigs.

  • -: Foreword
  • 1: General Principles of Designing a Nutrition Experiment
  • 1.1: Introduction
  • 1.2: Nutrient Requirements Research
  • 1.2.1: Environment
  • 1.2.2: Cage versus pen and stocking density
  • 1.2.3: Feed and water form and quality
  • 1.2.4: Energy – amino acids, carbohydrates and fat
  • 1.2.5: Fibre
  • 1.2.6: Other nutrients
  • 1.2.7: Age
  • 1.2.8: Breed and sex
  • 1.2.9: Disease status
  • 1.3: Ingredient Nutrient Contents Research
  • 1.3.1: Cereals
  • 1.3.2: Oilseed meals
  • 1.3.3: Fats
  • 1.3.4: Vitamins and minerals
  • 1.3.5: Additives
  • 1.3.6: Digestibility studies
  • 1.4: Summary
  • 2: Most Common Designs and Understanding Their Limits
  • 2.1: Introduction
  • 2.2: What is the Goal of Simple Research Trials?
  • 2.3: Typical Interpretations of Response Data
  • 2.4: Choosing an Adequate (or the Best) Model to Use
  • 2.5: How Much of a Good Thing is Too Much?
  • 2.6: Variation in Bird Growth and Morphology
  • 2.7: The Choice of an Experimental Unit
  • 2.8: Experimental Power
  • 2.9: More Complex Designs for More Complex Questions
  • 2.10: Summary
  • 3: Practical Relevance of Test Diets
  • 3.1: Introduction
  • 3.2: Commercially Relevant Animal Performance
  • 3.2.1: Indices for measuring animal performance
  • 3.2.2: Presentation of animal performance results
  • 3.3: Feed Formulation
  • 3.3.1: Nutritional considerations for feed formulation
  • 3.3.2: Health considerations for feed formulation
  • 3.3.3: Processing considerations for feed formulation
  • 3.4: Summary
  • 4: Characterization of the Experimental Diets
  • 4.1: Introduction
  • 4.2: Designing Diets: the Semi-synthetic Conundrum?
  • 4.2.1: Sugars and starch
  • 4.2.2: Fibres
  • 4.2.3: Non-feed ingredients and phytate
  • 4.3: Designing Diets: Describing Test Ingredients and an Appropriate Basal Diet
  • 4.3.1: Trial design to compare one additive with a control
  • 4.3.2: Trial design to compare two different additive products
  • 4.4: Summary
  • 5: Measurements of Nutrients and Nutritive Value
  • 5.1: Introduction
  • 5.2: In Vitro Measurements
  • 5.2.1: Proximate analyses
  • 5.2.2: Fibre and carbohydrates in feed
  • 5.2.3: Summary
  • 5.3: Determining Nutritive Value of Ingredients
  • 5.3.1: In vivo experiments
  • 5.3.2: Determining the digestibility of speci?c nutrients
  • 5.3.3: Indirect measurements of digestibility
  • 5.3.4: Summary
  • 6: Designing, Conducting and Reporting Swine and Poultry Nutrition Research
  • 6.1: Introduction
  • 6.2: Planning the Experiment
  • 6.2.1: De?ning objectives
  • 6.2.2: Written protocol
  • 6.2.3: Review of facility capabilities
  • 6.2.4: Statistical plan
  • 6.2.5: Animal care standards and pig management
  • 6.2.6: Data integrity
  • 6.3: Interpreting Experimental Outcomes
  • 6.4: The Experiment Report
  • 6.4.1: Introduction
  • 6.4.2: Materials and methods
  • 6.4.3: Results
  • 6.4.4: Discussion
  • 6.4.5: Conclusions
  • 6.4.6: Literature cited
  • 6.5: Summary
  • 7: Extending the Value of the Literature: Data Requirements for Holo-analysis and Interpretation of the Outputs
  • 7.1: Introduction
  • 7.2: Holo-analysis – Minimum Requirements
  • 7.2.1: Considerations in use of data for holo-analysis
  • 7.2.2: What makes a good model?
  • 7.2.3: Model types
  • 7.2.4: Modelling considerations
  • 7.2.5: Outputs and interpretation
  • 8: Presentation and Publication of Your Data
  • 8.1: Publication Is Not the End of Your Research
  • 8.2: Scienti?c Style – a Myth Laid Bare
  • 8.3: Telling a Scienti?c Story
  • 8.4: Structuring the Scienti?c Story
  • 8.4.1: The Title
  • 8.4.2: The Introduction
  • 8.4.3: The Materials and Methods
  • 8.4.4: The Results
  • 8.4.5: The Discussion
  • 8.4.6: The Summary
  • 8.5: Scienti?c and Political Correctness
  • 8.6: Which Journal Is Best for My Article?
  • 8.7: Scienti?c Publication in the Future
  • 8.8: Will New Forms of Publication Change the Way We Write?
`The book Nutrition Experiments in Pigs and Poultry; A Practical Guide provides a comprehensive guide to designing for pigs and poultry research, data collection and integrity as well as scientific writing and publication of research. The information presented within this book fills a gap in the market of published textbooks by providing practical knowledge of experimental design, analysis and writing. The format that this book is written in is logical and easy to read as well providing guidance and being thought provoking around what not to do when conducting or writing research... The authors share their expertise on areas that may not be well understood or simply not be thought of by the graduate student when designing an experiment...From my personal point of view, Dr Classen made the comment in the forward that this book would be a perfect opening day gift for graduate students and post doctoral fellows and I cannot agree more. As a practical animal nutritionist and part time PhD candidate, I think that the book is a wonderful resource not only for those starting out in their careers...This book will continue to be my guide and teacher as progress through me PhD candidature and I`m sure that this book has saved me from many experimental and writing blunders that I would have otherwise made. I can`t recommend it highly enough.

Masey O`Neill Helen, known as Nell, graduated from the University of Nottingham with a BSc in Nutritional Biochemistry before going on to do her PhD, researching the influence of storage and temperature treatment on nutritional value of wheat for broilers. She progressed to postdoctoral research along with undergraduate teaching in equine science and animal nutrition at Hartpury College and later the University of Nottingham. This included supervising undergraduate and postgraduate projects which lead to her gaining accreditation with the Higher Education Academy in 2010. Teaching commitments continued into 2010-11. Nell`s postdoctoral research at Nottingham included involvement in two DEFRA Link funded projects in feedstuff evaluation for pigs and poultry.
Nell joined AB Vista in June 2010 as Research Manager where she is involved in managing research and development and regulatory trials for various AB Vista products.

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