Advances in Equine Nutrition IV by J. D. Pagan

By J. D. Pagan

Written by way of top study scientists, this informative compilation examines the newest advances in equine nutrients, veterinary medication, and workout body structure for quite a number horses, together with the broodmare, the turning out to be horse, and the functionality horse. whereas targeting foraging and common food, this source additionally explores really good administration and strategies for the prevention of accidents and ailments, akin to insulin resistance and hyperkalemic periodic paralysis (HYPP).

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0) but one variety had grazing scores above 5. Interestingly, the two varieties with the lowest grazing score on day 2 also had low reductions in forage height, and the variety with the greatest reduction in forage height had the highest grazing score. By 2 wk, grazing scores were above 6 for all varieties except for two tall fescue/fescue-cross varieties. The variety with the lowest grazing score at 2 wk was also the variety with the lowest reduction in forage height. Observations in this study suggest that horses select among cool-season grass forages.

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