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Livestock Feeds and Feeding, 6th edition

  • Richard O. Kellems
  • David C. Church

Published by Pearson (August 10th 2009) - Copyright © 2010

6th edition

Livestock Feeds and Feeding

ISBN-13: 9780131594753

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About this book:

 

Livestock Feeds and Feeding is a valuable resource that concentrates on the practical application of nutrition for the production of effective, high-producing commercial livestock. Designed as a resource book, it presents early coverage of nutrition and digestive physiology, a complete section on livestock feeds, and chapters devoted to the management and feeding practices of a variety of domestic animals. Offering an accessible approach, the book helps readers understand the effects that feeding and management of livestock have on livestock production systems, food safety, and the environment.

Table of contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION

1.      Livestock Feeding

2.      The Gastrointestinal Tract and Nutrient Utilization

3.      Nutrients: Their Metabolism and Feeding Standards

 

PART 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

 

PART 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

 

PART IV: FEEDING OTHER DOMESTICATED SPECIES

19.  Feeding Horses

20.  Sheep Nutrition

21.  Goats and Goat Nutrition

22.  Feeding and Nutrition of Companion and Zoological Species

23.  Feeding Rabbits

 

PART V: APPENDIX TABLES AND GLOSSARY

APPENDIX TABLES

GLOSSARY

INDEX

 

 

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