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Nutrition and Feeding of Organic Cattle
     

Nutrition and Feeding of Organic Cattle

by Robert Blair
 

ISBN-10: 1845937589

ISBN-13: 9781845937584

Pub. Date: 04/28/2011

Publisher: CABI

The practice of organic cattle farming has continued to increase in recent years, backed by consumer demand, organizations and governments. Beginning with an overview of the aims and principles behind organic cattle production, this book presents comprehensive information about how to feed cattle so that the milk and meat produced meet organic standards.

Overview

The practice of organic cattle farming has continued to increase in recent years, backed by consumer demand, organizations and governments. Beginning with an overview of the aims and principles behind organic cattle production, this book presents comprehensive information about how to feed cattle so that the milk and meat produced meet organic standards.

Nutrition and Feeding of Organic Cattle provides a comprehensive summary of ruminant digestive processes and nutrition. The author, past-President of the World Association for Animal Production, utilises years of animal nutrition experience to describe the effects of feeding programmes using approved organic ingredients on cattle productivity, health and welfare. The book also provides up-to-date information on consumer aspects of organic meat and milk, and on production of greenhouse gases by cattle raised organically.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845937584
Publisher:
CABI
Publication date:
04/28/2011
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Introduction and Background
Chapter 2 - Aims and Principles of Organic Cattle Production
Chapter 3 - Elements of Cattle Nutrition
Chapter 4 - Approved Ingredients for Organic Diets
Chapter 5 - Choosing the Right Breed and Strain
Chapter 6 - Organic Feeding Systems
Chapter 7 - Conclusions and Recommendations for the Future

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