Dietary factors influencing enteric disorders of rabbits
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Dietary factors influencing enteric disorders of rabbits

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Published .
Written in English


  • Rabbits -- Feeding and feeds.

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Statementby Mark A. Grobner.
The Physical Object
Pagination[11], 115 leaves, bound :
Number of Pages115
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Open LibraryOL14270509M

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Rabbits preferred the non-bentonite\ud diets for the low fiber and for the high\ud fiber diets in a two choice feed preference test.\ud In the second set of experiments, the effects of dietary alfalfa level and supplementation with copper sulfate (Cu)\ud or oxytetracycline (TM) on the growth rate, feed\ud conversion, mortality and tissue accumulation of Cu were\ud examined.   Rabbit producers, feed manufacturers, animal nutritionists, and others interested in rabbit production will find this book to be the new authority. Comprehensive and up-to-date, the book evaluates new information on such topics as protein digestion and requirements, nutrition/disease interrelationships, feeding behavior, and nutrional factors Book Edition: 1. Infectious diseases of the digestive system currently cause up to 60% mortality of rabbit, which greatly influence rabbit farming. These enteric diseases are caused by the presence of the pathogen. Enteric diseases (see also Chapter 8) in the rabbit are closely linked to diet. Enteritis is one of the major causes of mortality in rabbits, with losses of 10–20% of all animals born not uncommon. Enteritis is one of the major causes of mortality in rabbits, with losses of 10–20% of all animals Cited by:

The addition of fat in a rabbit diet also increases palatability, reduces fines and aids in the absorption of fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E and K) in the digestive Size: KB.   To examine and treat disorders in rabbits, it’s recommended that specialized dental equipment be used, including high-speed dental burrs to shorten and shape the teeth. Simply clipping overgrown teeth with nail clippers or rongeurs carries risk of tooth fracture and abscess, does not allow teeth to be restored to normal shape, and does not address underlying issues such as infection or .   The importance of hay in a rabbit's diet cannot be overstated and a poor diet can lead to these very common problems. Overweight rabbits Obesity can make it difficult for the rabbit to clean itself properly, leading to skin problems and "sticky bottom" which can in . P.O. Box Austin, Texas () EARS [email protected] overload of starches and/or sugar in the hindgut can upset your rabbit’s digestion. In General A rabbit’s diet should be made up of good quality pellets,File Size: KB.

World Rabbit Science Association Proceedings 10 th World Rabbit Congress – September 3 - 6, – Sharm El- Sheikh –Egypt, UPDATE ON RABBIT ENTERIC DISEASES: DESPITE IMPROVED DIAGNOSTIC CAPACITY, WHERE DOES DISEASE CONTROL AND .   Rabbits are strict herbivores who require a high-fibre, abrasive diet for optimum digestive function. Diet plays a key role in preventing or lessening in severity several common health problems, as well as providing environmental enrichment, and therefore feeding rabbits correctly and understanding their nutritional needs is vital for veterinary : Claire Speight. Cecotroph ingestion is highest when rabbits are fed a diet high in nondigestible fiber. This reingested material provides microbial protein, vitamins (including all the B vitamins needed), and small quantities of volatile fatty acids, which are essential in rabbit nutrition. The role of gut barrier against pathogens and its interaction with dietary factors in weaned rabbits affected with digestive disorders, especially epizootic rabbit enteropathy is reviewed. This interaction was studied identifying nutritive factors that influence gut barrier function of by: