Livestock Feeds and Feeding

Livestock Feeds and Feeding

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For Applied Animal Nutrition, Livestock Feeds and Feeding, and Advanced Livestock Feeding and Management.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.
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  • Hardback | 654 pages
  • 205.7 x 254 x 35.6mm | 1,360.79g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • 0130105821
  • 9780130105820

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(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. Glossary. Index.
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