Optimum Vitamin Nutrition for More Sustainable Poultry Farming contains concise, up-to-date information on vitamin nutrition for poultry.
Food production, particularly animal protein production, is changing. While productivity, efficiency and food quality continue to be of vital importance, there is increasing pressure on producers to prioritize sustainability and animal health and welfare as well minimize food waste.
Optimizing vitamin nutrition can help make animal production more sustainable by optimizing animal health and welfare and animal performance and food quality, while reducing food waste.
Optimum Vitamin Nutrition for More Sustainable Poultry Farming, which follows the authoritative Optimum Vitamin Nutrition in the Production of Quality Animal Foods (5m Books, 2013), is a reference for research and extension specialists who need the most current, research-based information on vitamins in poultry. This book is first in a series of books covering Optimum Vitamin Nutrition in swine, ruminants and aquaculture.
- Optimum Vitamin Nutrition for More Sustainable Swine Farming
- Optimum Vitamin Nutrition for More Sustainable Ruminant Farming
- Optimum Vitamin Nutrition for More Sustainable Aquaculture
Edgar Oviedo-Rondon is Professor of Broiler Nutrition and Management at North Carolina State University.
Ana Barroeta‘s main field of work is monogastric nutrition, in particular poultry and pigs.
Ricardo Cepero Briz is Professor at the University of Zaragoza.
Gilberto Litta is Global Science Lead Vitamins at dsm-firmenich.
José-María Hernández is Global Marketing Manager Vitamins at dsm-firmenich.
- Chapter 1 Contribution of vitamin nutrition to a more sustainable farming
- Chapter 2 A brief history of vitamins
- Chapter 3 Introduction to vitamins
- Chapter 4 Vitamin description
- Chapter 5 Optimum vitamin nutrition in poultry breeders
- Chapter 6 Optimum vitamin nutrition in broilers and turkeys
- Chapter 7 Optimum vitamin nutrition in laying hens