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Sustainable Swine Nutrition

  • ID: 2253430
  • January 2013
  • 508 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Swine nutrition is a constantly evolving field. As demand for pork products continues to grow globally and competition for grain and other feed sources becomes steep, it is increasingly important that researchers continue to explore new sustainable approaches to efficiently and effectively provide energy and key nutrients needed for healthy swine growth and development. Sustainable Swine Nutrition provides readers with the latest advances in the field while paying close attention to issues of sustainability.

Sustainable Swine Nutrition brings together the work of some of the world s leading swine nutrition experts and looks at the latest advances that will allow for responsible and sustainable swine production now and in the future. The book is divided into two sections. Section I covers fundamental elements of swine nutrition. The second section of chapters applies these fundamentals to sustainable strategies and practices. Combined, these sections bring together valuable basic nutritional and physiological science and provide the reader with practical tools to implement sustainable approaches to swine production.

Essential information for both animal scientists and the animal agriculture industry, Sustainable Swine Nutrition, is an invaluable single volume resource on the latest advances in sustainable nutrition.

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Contributors ix

Preface xiii

Editor xv

Part I Fundamental Nutrition

Chapter 1 Water in Swine Nutrition 3
John F. Patience

Chapter 2 Energy and Energy Metabolism in Swine 23
Jean Noblet and Jaap Van Milgen

Chapter 3 Lipids and Lipid Utilization in Swine 59
Xi Lin, Mike Azain, and Jack Odle

Chapter 4 Amino Acids and Amino Acid Utilization in Swine 81
Nathalie L. Trottier and Rodrigo Manjar´ýn

Chapter 5 Carbohydrates and Carbohydrate Utilization in Swine 109
Knud Erik Bach Knudsen, Helle Nygaard Lærke, and Henry Jørgensen

Chapter 6 Vitamins and Vitamin Utilization in Swine 139
J. Jacques Matte and Charlotte Lauridsen

Chapter 7 Minerals and Mineral Utilization in Swine 173
Gretchen M. Hill

Chapter 8 Nutrition and Gut Health in Swine 197
Benjamin P. Willing, Gita Malik, and Andrew G. Van Kessel

Part II Nutrition for Successful and Sustainable Swine Production

Chapter 9 Diet Formulation and Feeding Programs 217
Sung Woo Kim and Jeffrey A. Hansen

Chapter 10 Alternative Feedstuffs in Swine Diets 229
Ruurd T. Zijlstra and Eduardo Beltranena

Chapter 11 Fiber in Swine Nutrition 255
Pedro E. Urriola, Sarah K. Cervantes–Pahm, and Hans H. Stein

Chapter 12 Enzymes and Enzyme Supplementation of Swine Diets 277
Oluyinka A. Olukosi and Olayiwola Adeola

Chapter 13 Feed Additives in Swine Diets 295
Gary L. Cromwell

Chapter 14 Bioavailability of Amino Acids, Lipids, and Carbohydrates in Feedstuffs 317
Dong Y. Kil, Sarah K. Cervantes–Pahm, and Hans H. Stein

Chapter 15 Bioavailability of Minerals and Vitamins in Feedstuffs 341
David H. Baker and Hans H. Stein

Chapter 16 Swine Nutrition and Environment 365
Ming Z. Fan

Chapter 17 Swine Nutrition and Pork Quality 413
Jason K. Apple

Chapter 18 Feeding Growing and Breeding Swine 439
Lee J. Johnston, Mark H. Whitney, Samuel K. Baidoo,and Joshua A. Jendza

Index 465

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Lee I. Chiba is Professor of Animal Sciences in the Department of Animal Sciences at Auburn University.

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