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Livestock Feeds and Feeding

Livestock Feeds and Feeding - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0130105820

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ISBN13: 978-0130105820
ISBN10: 0130105821
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Edition/Copyright: 5TH 02
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2002
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Livestock Feeds and Feeding - 5TH 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0130105820

Richard O. Kellems and David C. Church

ISBN13: 978-0130105820
ISBN10: 0130105821
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 02
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2002
International: No
Summary

This valuable resource concentrates on the practical application of nutrition for the production of effective, high-producing commercial livestock. It presents the required nutrients, nutrient utilization, a variety of feedstuffs and diets and their appropriate usage. Readers will also discover how to save money on feed costs and still raise larger, faster gaining, more productive, healthier animals and increase the return investment on livestock. This reference details all aspects of livestock feeding, including the gastrointestinal tract and nutrient utilization, feeds for livestock, feed laws and labeling, preparation and processing, feeding livestock species including swine, poultry, dairy cows, dairy calves and replacement heifers and beef cow herd, and feeding domesticated species such as horses, sheep, goats, dogs and cats and rabbits. For those involved in livestock feeding and nutrition.

Author Bio

Kellems, Richard O. : Brigham Young University


Church, David C. : Oregon State University

Table of Contents

(NOTE: All chapters begin with an Introduction and conclude with Summary and References.)

Preface

I. INTRODUCTION.

1. Livestock Feeding.
2. The Gastrointestinal Tract and Nutrient Utilization.
3. Nutrients: Their Metabolism and Feeding Standards.

II. FEEDS FOR LIVESTOCK.

4. Feedstuffs.
5. High-Energy Feedstuffs.
6. Supplemental Protein Sources.
7. Roughages.
8. Mineral and Vitamin Supplements.
9. Feed Additives.
10. Feed Laws and Labeling.
11. Feed Processing.
12. Ration Formulation.

III. LIVESTOCK SPECIES.

13. Feeding Swine.
14. Feeding Poultry.
15. Feeding Dairy Cows.
16. Feeding Dairy Calves and Replacement Heifers.
17. Feeding the Beef Cow Herd.
18. Feeding Growing-Finishing Beef Cattle.

IV. FEEDING OTHER DOMESTICATED SPECIES.

19. Feeding Horses.
20. Sheep Nutrition.
21. Goats and Goat Nutrition.
22. Feeding and Nutrition of the Dog and Cat.
23. Feeding Rabbits.

V. APPENDIX TABLES AND GLOSSARY.

Appendix Tables.
Glossary.
Index.

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