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Livestock Feeds and Feeding, CourseSmart eTextbook, 6th Edition

By Richard O. Kellems, David C. Church

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Oct 7, 2009

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For courses in Applied Animal Nutrition, Livestock Feeds and Feeding, and Advanced Livestock Feeding and Management.

 

This in-depth text concentrates on the practical application of nutrition for the production of effective, high-producing commercial livestock. With chapters written by the leading experts in their fields, Livestock Feeds and Feeding, Sixth Edition presents the required nutrients, nutrient utilization, a variety of feedstuffs and diets and their appropriate usage. Students will learn how to save money on feed costs and still raise larger, faster-gaining, more productive, healthier animals and increase the return investment on livestock.

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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$75.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-504743-9