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(The meat rabbit: nutritional requirements and feeding practices). Itavi, Paris. 50 pp. Reddy, B. S., J. R. Pleasants, D. R. Zimmerman, and B. S. Wostman. 1965. Iron and copper utilization in rabbits as af- fected by diet and germ-free status. J. Nutr. 87:189-196. Reddy, B. S., B. S. Wostman, and J. R. Pleasants. 1968. Nutrition- alIy adequate diets for germ free animals, pp. 87-111. In The germ-free animal in research, M. E. Coates, ed. Academic Press, New York. Yamamoto, Y. J. 1959. An experimental reproduction of congeni- tal goiter in rabbits. Osaka City Med. I. 8:542-548. LIPIDS Ahluwalia, B., G. Pincus, and T. Holman. 1967. Essential fatty acid deficiency and its effects upon reproductive organs of male rabbits. J. Nutr. 92:205-214. Arrington, L. R., J. K. Platt, and D. E. Franke. 1974. Fat utiliza- tion by rabbits. I. Anim. Sci. 38:76-80. Cheeke, P. R. 1974. Feed preferences of adult male Dutch rabbits. Lab. Anim. Sci. 24:601-604. Thacker, E. J. 1956. The dietary fat level in the nutrition of the rabbit. J. Nutr. 58:243-249. MINERALS Apgar, J. 1971. Effect of a low zinc diet during gestation on reproduction in He rabbit. J. Anim. Sci. 33:1255-1258. Arrington, L. R., and G. K. Davis. 1953. Molybdenum toxicity in the rabbit. J. Nutr. 51:295-304. Arrington, L. R., R. N. Taylor, C. B. Ammerman, and R. L. Shirley. 1965. Effects of excess dietary iodine upon rabbits, hamsters, rats and swine. J. Nutr. 87:394-398. Besancon, P., and F. Lebas. 1969. (True digestive utilization and calcium retention in the growing rabbit receiving a calcium and phosphorus rich diet). Ann. Zootech. 18:437-443. Blanco, A., and L. Gueguen. 1974. (Utilization of phosphorus from sunflower seed meal by the rabbit). Cuban J. Agric. Sci. 8:61-66. Chapin, R. E., and S. E. Smith. 1967a. Calcium requirement of growing rabbits. J. Anim. Sci. 26:67-71. Chapin, R. E., and S. E. Smith. 1967b. The calcium tolerance of growing and reproducing rabbits. Cornell Vet. 57;480~91. 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Nutrient Requirements of Rabbits 29 Shaw, N. A., H. C. Dickey, H. H. Brugman, D. L. Blamberg, and J. F. Witter. 1974. Zinc deficiency in female rabbits. Lab. Anim. 8:1-7. Simnett, K. E., and G. H. Spray..1965a. The effect of a low-cobalt diet in rabbits. Br. J. Nutr. 19:119-123. Simnett, K. E., and G. H. Spray. 1965b. The absorption and excretion of 58Co cyanocobalamin by rabbits. Br. J. Nutr. 19:593-598. Smith, S. E., and G. H. Ellis. 1947. Studies of the manganese requirements of rabbits. J. Nutr. 34:33-41. Smith, S. E., M. MedlicoK, and G. H. Ellis. 1944. The blood picture of iron and copper deficiency anemia in the rabbit. Am. J. Physiol. 142:179-181. Surdeau, P., R. Henaff, and G. Perrier. 1976. (Dietary supplies and balances of Na, K, and C1 in the growing rabbit). 1st Int. Rabbit Congr., Dijon, France. Communication 21. Tarvydas, H., S. M. Jordan, and E. El. Morgan. 1968. Iron metabolism during lactation in the rabbit. Br. J. Nutr. 22:565- 573. Underwood, E. J. 1971. Trace elements in human and animal nutrition. Academic Press, New York. Woodward, O. L., and D. J. Reed. 1969. Effect of magnesium deficiency on electrolyte distribution in the rabbit. Am. J. Physiol. 217:1477-1482. PROTEIN AND AMINO ACIDS Adamson, I., and H. Fisher. 1973. The amino acid requirement of the growing rabbit: An estimate of the quantitative needs. J. Nutr. 103:1306-1310. Adamson, I., and H. Fisher. 1976. Further studies on the arginine requirement of the rabbit. J. Nutr. 106:717-723. Cheeke, P. R.1971. Arginine, lysine and methionine needs ofthe growing rabbit. Nutr. Rep. Int. 3:123-128. Cheeke, P. R. 1972. Nutrient requirements of the rabbit. Feedstuffs 44~48~:28. Cheeke, P. R. 1974. Evaluation of alfalfa protein concentrate as a protein source for rabbits. Nutr. Rep. Int. 9:267-272. Cheeke, P. R., and J. W. Amberg. 1912. Protein nutrition of the rabbit. Nutr. Rep. Int. 5:259-266. Colin, M. 1974. (Lysine supplementation of a sesame oil meal diet in the rabbit. Effects on growing performances and nitro- gen balance estimated by means of two methods). Ann. Zootech. 23:119-132. Colin, M. 1975a. (Effect on grown of the rabbit of supplementa- tion of simplif~ed diets with lysine and methionine). Ann. Zootech. 24:465-473. Colin, M. 1975b. (Effect of dietary arginine level on growth and nitrogen of the rabbit: Relation to lysine content). Ann. Zootech. 24:629-638. Colin, M., and F. Lebas. 1976. Utilization of rapeseed oil-meal, horsebeans and peas in the diet of growing rabbits. 1st Int. Rabbit Congress, DiJon, France. Colin, M., G. Arkhurst, and F. Lebas. 1973. (Effect of methionine addition to the diet on growing performances in the rabbit). Ann. Zootech. 22:485-491. Davidson, J., and D. Spreadbury. 1975. Nutrition of the New Zealand White rabbit. Proc. Nutr. Soc. 34:75-83. Gaman, E., and H. Fisher. 1970. The essentiality of arginine, lysine and methionine for the growing rabbit. Nutr. Rep. Int. 1:57-64. Hoover, W. H., and R. N. Heitmann. 1975. 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