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Nutrient Requirements of Cats, Revised Edition, 1986 (1986)

Nutrient Requirements of Cats, Revised Edition, 1986
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Nutrient Requirements of Cats,
Revised Edition, 1986



This 1986 edition provides a comprehensive review of feline nutrition. Updated since the last edition, it includes new estimates of amino acid requirements, expanded sections on feed ingredients, new requirements for essential fatty acids, information about toxic substances, and extensively revised tables of feed ingredients and their nutritional values. In addition, guidelines for formulating diets that contain natural feedstuffs are given.


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88 pages | 8.5 x 11

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National Research Council. Nutrient Requirements of Cats, Revised Edition, 1986. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 1986.

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