Livestock Feeds and Feeding / Edition 6

Livestock Feeds and Feeding / Edition 6

by Richard O. Kellems, David C. Church
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131594753

ISBN-13: 9780131594753

Pub. Date: 08/14/2009

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Completely updated in a new edition, 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…  See more details below

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Completely updated in a new edition, 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. The book 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131594753
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
08/14/2009
Series:
Agribooks the Pearson Custom Publishing Program for Agriculture Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
656
Sales rank:
115,496
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

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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