This book highlights the latest findings and techniques related to nutrition and feed efficiency in animal agriculture.

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Auteur(s) Ilias Kyriazakis
Date 21/05/2023
Pages 336
Taille 16 x 24
Type Relié
ISBN 9783031225833

Description détaillée : SMART LIVESTOCK NUTRITION

It addresses the key challenges facing the nutrition industry to achieve high animal productivity with minimal environmental impact. The concept of smart nutrition involves the use of smart technologies in the feeding and management of livestock.


What is the content of "Smart Livestock Nutrition" ?

The first chapters focus on advances in biological fields such as molecular agriculture and genotype selection, as well as technologies that enhance or enable the collection of relevant information.

The next section highlights applications of smart nutrition in a variety of livestock systems, ranging from intensive indoor housing of broilers and pigs to extensive outdoor housing of cattle and sheep, and marine fish farms.

Finally, because of the worldwide attention to this issue, the authors address the environmental consequences.

This work, which takes a serious look at how nutrition can be used to improve sustainability in animal agriculture, is a key literature for readers in animal and veterinary sciences, the food industry, sustainability research, and agricultural engineering.


What is the author of "Smart Livestock Nutrition" ?

Ilias Kyriazakis is Professor of Animal and Veterinary Science at Queen’s University, Belfast. The overall theme of his work is on the development and application of novel management strategies that aim to enhance the sustainability of livestock systems. His particular focus is on the effects of animal nutrition on the ability of animals to cope with pathogens and the reduction of the environmental impact of their systems. To this effect, he is using smart technologies, data analytics and simulation approaches to quantify or predict what will happen if a particular animal is fed in particular way whilst kept in a particular environment.

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