THE science of animal nutrition is concerned Twith the principles underlying the economical transformation of the produce of the soil into articles of human diet like meat and milk. The elucidation of these principles depends on a knowledge of two sets of factors: first, the nutritive requirements of the different classes of farm stock for the purposes of maintenance and of production (e.g. growth, fattening, and milk production); and secondly, the capacity of the various feeding stuffs for supplying these requirements.
Fütterung der Haustiere: ihre theoretischen Grundlagen und ihre wirtschaftliche Durchführung.
Von Prof. Nils Hansson Meissner Prof. Dr. Georg Wiegner. Pp. xii + 230. (Dresden und Leipzig: Theodor Steinkopff, 1926.) 8 gold marks.
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WOODMAN, H. Fütterung der Haustiere: ihre theoretischen Grundlagen und ihre wirtschaftliche Durchführung . Nature 119, 486–487 (1927). https://doi.org/10.1038/119486a0