The role of chemistry in animal nutrition - A review
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Discusses the role of chemical analysis in animal nutrition together with the main activities of the animal nutrition laboratory of ILCA. The compositional properties which could explain and interpret the nutritional quality of various feedstuffs, i.e., forages, crop residues and agro-industrial by-products, utilized as livestock feeds are mentioned. Also discusses briefly the physico-chemical methods used for the improvement of nutritive value of low quality feedstuffs.