Feeds, Feeding, and Animal Nutrition is the first book of its kind to finally pair ration formulation software with the book to create a comprehensive learning solution. The animal feeding and nutrition industries are as computerized as any industry in the world, but the challenge has been to find software that can effectively accompany a book and give the reader everything they need to succeed. This is a deficiency that has now been addressed. The ration formulation software has the same functionality as that used in the industry today and covers each species discussed in the book. Along with the software, the book includes the most current information on animal feeding and nutrition available, including full species coverage such as four ruminants, swine, chickens, rabbits, horses, dogs, cats, trout, and catfish. The book also extensively covers dietary energy, water requirements for livestock, and feed milling. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: David A. Tisch
Publisher: Delmar Pub
Release Date: 2005-08
The interactive CD-ROM contains formulation templates for eleven different breeds of domestic animals. Each may be used to formulate a balanced ration from available feedstuffs or to evaluate an existing ration for nutrient balance. There are 11 different applications for 11 different types of domestic animals. Each may be used to formulate a balanced ration from available feedstuffs or to evaluate an existing ration for nutrient balance. The CD-ROM is operated by six buttons on the home display: 1. Input Animal. 2. Select Feeds. 3. Make Ration. 4. Blend Feedstuffs. 5. View Blends. 6. Print Ration or Blend.
Designed for career and technical high school students who require competency in all phases and types of livestock production, the Ninth Edition of MODERN LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY PRODUCTION has been revised to include the most up-to-date, comprehensive information in the field. With coverage of basic animal science and livestock industry information as well as current issues in animal agriculture, this engaging text covers everything students need to know about livestock and poultry animals for classroom study and beyond. Through updated visual aids, real-world applications, and comprehensive study tools, the Ninth Edition provides students with a solid understand of the anatomy, physiology, nutrition, feeding, and reproduction of multiple livestock and poultry breeds. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Gene M. Pesti
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 1993-02-28
Students in animal science, industry personnel involved in the feeding of animals, and professionals working for feed-mixing companies will all benefit from this current, comprehensive package - a text on the economic and nutritional aspects of feed formulations that optimize nutritional content while minimizing costs. Animal Feed Formulation applies a well-tested, easy-to-use computer program called UFFDA that illustrates the principles of least-cost food formulation. Developed in a cooperative effort by the Departments of Poultry Science and Agricultural and Applied Economics at the University of Georgia, UFFDA is menu-driven software that has the editing capabilities of a spreadsheet program for altering the ingredient and nutrient matrix. The book begins by solving a simple ration-balancing problem, providing step-by-step instructions with the computer program that any user - even one without computer training - can readily follow. It then discusses specific feed formulation techniques in terms of their practical applications and economic implications. Included are such techniques as sensitivity analysis, parametric cost and nutrient ranging, optimum-density formulation, multi-blending, and risk analysis, among others. Applying these and other techniques using the special features of UFFDA, users can select the proper ingredients, adjust proportions among nutrients, determine which feeds might require scarce ingredients, consider the risks involved in dealing with ingredients with below-average compositions, and ultimately determine the costs and nutritional content of various feed formulations. The program can be applied to determining feed formulations for any animal, including sheep, beef and dairy cattle, swine, turkeys, broilers, catfish, and horses. Practitioners who are growing animals will be able to maximize the nutritional content of their feed while keeping costs down. Professionals working in feed-mixing companies will be able to maximize profits by offering products composed of low-cost ingredients that are also of good nutritional value. Students will gain a firm background in nutritional and economic concepts, insight into how to apply them to practical problems, and an understanding of the way good nutrition and good value can be achieved by applying the latest computer technology.
Author: Wayne Winston
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2011-05-05
Genre: Business & Economics
This text takes an active-learning approach, providing numerous examples and problems so students can practice extensively with a concept before moving on. Four types of problems--skill-building, skill-extending, modeling, and cases--are graded within sections and chapters to help instructors assign homework. Another important feature is the way that the text integrates modeling into all functional areas of business: finance, marketing, operations management using real examples and real data. The text emphasizes modeling over algebraic formulations and memorization of particular models. Shell files are also provided so that instructors can give students as much or as little information as they need. This edition has been revised to be compatible with Excel 2010 and the corresponding add-ins for Excel 2010. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Amy E. Arntson
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release Date: 2006
DIGITAL DESIGN BASICS integrates the instruction of digital imaging skills with design principles and art/design history, offering a unique combination of concept, theory, technique, and design instruction. Providing a unique combination of images from the history of art and design, contemporary computer graphics, digital student portfolio examples, and step-by-step diagrams, the text bridges two overlapping and merging areas: art and communications technology. By relating core aesthetic concepts to computer graphics software instruction, DIGITAL DESIGN BASICS addresses how to build and integrate strong design technique with developing computer skills in Illustrator, Photoshop, and other raster and vector programs.
Introduce your students to the exciting world of journalism using the hands-on, relevant approach of EXPLORING JOURNALISM AND THE MEDIA, 2e. The instructional model presents timeless concepts and applications that will prepare students for scholastic journalism, as well as lay the ground work for future classes, jobs, and careers. Author Lorrie Lynch’s experience as a USA Today journalist gives a unique perspective absent from most other journalism textbooks. Profiles of real journalists, authentic student writings from scholastic publications, 21st Century Career Skills, and discussion on legal issues and editorial ethics will help students connect to the curriculum. EXPLORING JOURNALISM AND THE MEDIA, 2e will not only introduce students to the many different journalism career opportunities, but will also help them perform better in the classroom by providing academic connections, grammar tips, critical thinking activities, and writing activities. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Bring the theories of learning to life using SNIFFY, THE VIRTUAL RAT! Instructors praise Sniffy, a realistic digital rat in an operant chamber (Skinner Box), for his ability to give students hands-on experience in setting up and conducting experiments that demonstrate the phenomena of classical and operant conditioning. Users begin by training Sniffy to press a bar to obtain food. Then, they progress to studies of more complex learning phenomena. Throughout each, a series of Mind Windows enables students to visualize how Sniffy’s experiences in the chamber produce the psychological changes that their textbooks discuss in connection with learning. AVAILABLE SEPARATELY on a cross-platform CD-ROM, the Lite version of Sniffy includes 23 exercises that cover the essential phenomena of learning psychology- making it equally appropriate for psychology of learning and introductory psychology courses. The CD-ROM comes with a Lab Manual that walks users through the steps necessary to set up classical and operant conditioning experiments that closely resemble the experiments discussed in learning texts. (Screen shots are included for both Macintosh and Windows users.) The manual also includes instructions on how to print or e-mail results, so that Sniffy can become part of students’ homework assignments and term papers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Peter R. Cheeke
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release Date: 2005
Bridging the gap between animal science and agronomy, "Applied Animal Nutrition: Feeds and Feeding, " third edition, enables the reader to learn and master the steps necessary to providing proper nutrition of all types. Feeds are discussed in their agronomic features, nutritive value, special properties, processing needs, suitability for particular kinds of livestock, the presence of deleterious or toxic factors, and any other considerations that relate to their utility as feeds. Features: The latest information on BSE or Mad Cow disease Completely revised to offer the most up-to-date research findings available New material written by experts in specific nutrition fields, such as dairy cattle nutrition, swine nutrition, as well as companion animal nutrition and wild and exotic animal nutrition
This conceptually-based introduction to statistical procedures prepares public health and life sciences students to conduct and evaluate research in the biological and public health sciences. The authors illustrate that statistics is more than just maths - it's a viable field that has hundreds of applications and uses in the real world. The authors rely heavily on the book's graphics and the use of computers to help students make the calculations, giving them more time to concentrate on and learn the concepts.
Author: Ralph B. D'Agostino
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company
Release Date: 2006
INTRODUCTORY APPLIED BIOSTATISTICS (WITH CD-ROM) explores statistical applications in the medical and public health fields. Examples drawn directly from the authors' clinical experiences with applied biostatistics make this text both practical and applicable. You'll master application techniques by hand before moving on to computer applications, with SAS programming code and output for each technique covered in every chapter. For each topic, the book addresses methodology, including assumptions, statistical formulas, and appropriate interpretation of results. This book is a must-have for every student preparing for a statistical career in a healthcare field!
Author: Karen Kangas Dwyer
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release Date: 2004-07-30
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Drawing from the latest research, this innovative resource helps you understand your fear of public speakinga and develop a plan to overcome it. The CD-ROM includes both audio relaxation exercises and techniques for overcoming your anxiety.
Author: Raymond J. Geor
Release Date: 2013
Topics covered include the basic foundations of equine nutrition (digestive and metabolic physiology, nutrient functions and requirements), nutritional management by life stage or function, the assessment of feedstuffs and feeding programs, as well as clinical nutrition. Also included is discussion on feed hygiene and the role of manufacturers in feed quality and safety.