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... With these varied audiences, the committee chose Committee on Animal Nutrition recommended combining to err on the side of caution and include adequate detail from the dog and cat data that previously had been published sep- the literature cited to provide a clear roadmap for how the arately (National Research Council, 1985, 1986)
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... The basis for energy requirement recommay be more convenient when formulating a diet for an mendations is explored thoroughly through discussions on individual dog or cat. Unfortunately, requirements expressed the basal metabolic rate, diet-induced thermogenesis, and relative to DM change with the energy density of the diet, resting fed metabolic rate for both dogs and cats, leading to and, in some instances, requirements expressed relative to energy requirement recommendations for maintenance, ME may change with body weight (BW)
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... A new section has been introduced on the use of The information provided in Chapter 13 on food compoplasma amino acids to assess essential amino acid status of sition, food processing, and other food constituents is the animal. Sufficient data were available to determine that expanded greatly in this volume.
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... Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press. National Research Council (NRC)

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