NURSING & ANIMAL CARE

Reptile and Amphibian Nutrition

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Figure 20.2 Malnutrition and blister disease in a Burmese python, Python molurus bivittatus. For example, vegetables such as lettuce and celery have an energy content of 12.6 kJ/g dry matter…

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Avian Nutrition

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Fats and essential fatty acids Fats provide high concentrations of energy as well as supplying the bird with essential fatty acids (EFAs). The latter are required for cellular integrity and…

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Small Mammal Nutrition

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Figure 4.2 A chinchilla showing cheek tooth elongation leading to mouth ulcers and anoirexia. Figure 4.3 A guinea pig showing cheek tooth elongation and buccal spurs leading to ulceration of…

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Treatment of exotic species

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Chapter 13 Treatment of exotic species Rachel Mowbray CHAPTER CONTENTS Introduction The rabbit – Oryctolagus cuniculus Handling and restraint Procedure: To restrain a rabbit Procedure: To sex a rabbit Administration…

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