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Dietary requirements: neonatal

Contributor(s): Alison Jones

Introduction

  • First 36 hours of life are very stressful - a critical period nutritionally due to physiological and neurological immaturity.

Composition of natural milk

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Starting solid food

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Orphan

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Sturgess C P, Waters L, Gruffydd-Jones T J et al (1997) Investigation of the association between whole blood and tissue taurine levels and the development of thoracic deformities in neonatal Burmese kittens. Vet Rec 141 (22), 566-570 Link Opens in New Tab.
  • Remillard R L, Pickett J P, Thatcher C D et al (1993) Comparison of kittens fed queen's milk with those fed milk replacers. Am J Vet Res 54 (6), 901-907 PubMed.


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