Advances in Equine Nutrition IV by J. D. Pagan

By J. D. Pagan

Written by means of major learn scientists, this informative compilation examines the newest advances in equine foodstuff, veterinary medication, and workout body structure for a number horses, together with the broodmare, the starting to be horse, and the functionality horse. whereas targeting foraging and basic food, this source additionally explores really expert administration and strategies for the prevention of accidents and illnesses, comparable to insulin resistance and hyperkalemic periodic paralysis (HYPP).

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Unfortunately, high levels of alfalfa hay may not be desirable for performance horses because of the detrimental effects of excess protein intake (Pagan, 1998). More research is needed to identify other feeds and forages that also possess high buffering capacities while containing more desirable nutrient compositions. F. 1990. Factors affecting nutrient availability in the horse. In: Proceed. Georgia Nutrition Conference. p. 182-193. F. Schryver, J. Doty, C. A. Zimmerman. 1984. Oxalic acid content of alfalfa hays and its influence on the availability of calcium, phosphorus and magnesium to ponies.

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