Growth models and their application in precision feeding of monogastric farm animals

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Title Growth models and their application in precision feeding of monogastric farm animals
Creator Halas, Veronika
Dukhta, Galyna
Description Submitted 2020-07-20 | Accepted 2020-08-31 | Available 2020-12-01 dichotomy between developed and developing countries was observed not only in asymmetric human population growth, but also in increasing demand for animal products revolving around poultry and pigs in developing World. Modern livestock industry has adopted innovative technologies to improve the biological efficiency of animal production and feeding, and for this purpose different mathematical models have been applied. In this review, the authors summarize the growth models, briefly introduce the principles of precision feeding and provide evidence that models are key elements of these systems. Modelling is an excellent tool to help in understanding and to predict the animal’s response to different farm conditions. Models comprise of equations set describing nutrient flows and animal response. 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Publisher Acta Fytotechnica et Zootechnica
Contributor Feed-a-Gene project received funding Horizon 2020 (grant agreement No 633531)
EFOP-3.6.3-VEKOP-16-2017-00005 project
Date 2020-11-19
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article

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Source Acta Fytotechnica et Zootechnica; Vol 23 (2020): Future Perspectives in Animal Production
Language eng
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