Meeting livestock nutritional requirements is extremely important in maintaining acceptable performance of neonatal, growing, finishing and breeding animals. From a practical standpoint, an optimal nutritional program should ensure adequate intakes of amino acids (both traditionally classified essential and nonessential), carbohydrates, fatty acids, minerals, and vitamins by animals through a supplementation program that corrects deficiencies in basal diets (e.g., corn- and soybean meal-based diets for swine; milk replacers for calves and lambs; and available forage for ruminants). Additionally, dietary supplementation with certain nutrients (e.g., arginine, glutamine, zinc, and conjugated linoleic acid) can regulate gene expression and key metabolic pathways to improve fertility, pregnancy outcome, immune function, neonatal survival and growth, feed efficiency, and meat quality. Overall, the proper balance of protein, energy, vitamins and all nutritionally important minerals in diets is needed to make a successful nutrition program that is both productive and economical. Both fundamental and applied research is required to meet this goal. Open Access journals make a quick review of articles and inform the authors within twenty one days of submission with the help of 3000 editorial team and quality review board which is ready to offer useful and informative results. Most of the peer-reviewed open access journals of OMICS Group is indexed in well-known indexing services like PubMed, Scopus, AGORA, ISI, ProQuest, Gale, Chemical Abstracts, and HINARI etc. Articles published in OMICS Group journals are permanently archived in the respective peer reviewed journals thus providing immediate and permanent access to individual papers and application of the scientific information. So, it is providing chance to get attract more number of students towards scientific research.
Last date updated on July, 2014