The Errata Page

Your list of all corrections in

Feed Your Horse Like A Horse

This page lists 10 errors. 

Your issue may not have all these errors, since they are generally corrected in more recent printings. However, is it best to check here to make sure your copy is correct.

If you find an error that is not listed here, please email Dr. Juliet Getty at gettyequinenutrition@gmail.com

 

1)                  Page 4:  Address, phone and email should be updated

Change to:

Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

Getty Equine Nutrition, LLC
307 Lily Lane

Lewisville, TX 75057

Phone: 214-257-0505

Fax: 214-257-0578

Email: GettyEquineNutrition@gmail.com

 

 

2)                  Page 50: Spelling error

 

Located in “Summary”, 5th line down:

 

Change “alpha linoleic acid” to “alpha linolenic acid”

 


3)                  Page 336: Table 18-1 should be adjusted

       

Please replace it with the one shown below or  multiply each number in the old table, by 2.2.      

Table 18-1  Digestible Energy (Mcal/day) Requirements During the Last Three Months of Gestation4

 

 

Month

Mature Body Weight (Pre-Pregnancy)

200 kg

(440 lbs)

400 kg

(880 lbs)

500 kg (1100 lbs)

600 kg (1320 lbs)

900 kg (1980 lbs)

 

9

7.7

15.4

19.2

23.1

34.6

10

8.1

16.2

20.2

24.2

36.4

11

8.6

17.1

21.4

25.7

38.5

 

 

 

4)                  Page 243: Change word from “decreases” to “increases”

 

Located in “Probiotics” section, last sentence:

 

Should read: “It should also contain yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae), which increases the colon pH by reducing acetate production.


 

 

5)                  Page 396: Appendix Table 3

 

Functions “Divide” and “Multiply” need to be interchanged and should look like this:

 

 

Appendix Table 3   Concentration Conversions Between U.S. and Metric Systems

 

 

Measure

Conversion

 

Concentration

 

 

Percent

Percent means one hundredth: 1/100

Convert percent to a decimal by moving the decimal to the left two places.

 

ppm (mg/kg)

ppm means one millionth: 1/1,000,000

 

Divide mg by kg. See ppm calculation.

Mcal/lb and Mcal/kg

One kg is equal to 2.2 lbs

Multiply Mcal/lb by 2.2 to get Mcal/kg

 

Divide Mcal/kg by 2.2 to get Mcal/lb

 

Mcal/kg to MJ/kg

1 Mcal equals 4.184 MJ (megajoules)

Multiply Mcal/kg by 4.184 to get MJ/kg

 

Divide MJ/kg by 4.184 to get Mcal/kg

 

 

 

 

6)                  Page 398: Change mg to kg

 

Example on bottom of page, “Calculating selenium content in the diet”

 

Should read:

 

Step 1: Convert pounds to kg:

2 lb X 0.454 kg/lb = 0.908 kg of this feed

 

Step 2: Calculate mg of selenium:

0.908 kg X 0.20 ppm = 0.18 mg selenium

 

 

 

7)                  Page 411, Index. Change in “Acidosis

 

Should read:  Acidosis, 16, 129, 254

 


 

8)                  Page 414, Index. Change in “Bacteria in digestive tract

 

Remove:  “See hindgut, and stomach”

Should read:  Bacteria in digestive tract, 154, 235, 347

 

 

 

9)                  Page 419, Index. “Clostridium difficile and perfringens

 

Remove: “See diarrhea”

Should read:  Clostridium difficile and perfringens, 241, 252, 347

 

 

 

10)               Page 419, Index. “Coggins test

 

Remove: “See immune function.”

Should read:   Coggins test, 289


11)       Page 204, Change of chromium supplementation dose


Should read: "I recommend adding 1.25 mg per 250 lbs of body weight."