Livestock Feeds and Feeding

Author: Richard O. Kellems
ISBN: 0131594753
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Technology & Engineering

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Animal Feeds Feeding and Nutrition and Ration Evaluation CD ROM

Author: David Tisch
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781401826406
Release Date: 2005-10-05
Genre: Science

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.

Basic Animal Nutrition and Feeding

Author: D.C. Church
ISBN: 0471637734
Release Date: 1988
Genre: Animal feeding and nutrition

This is an up-to-date revision of the most comprehensive text on animal nutrition and feeding, with new and expanded coverage of virtually all metabolic processes. Material new to the third edition includes coverage of proteins, effects of calcium deficiency, growth regulation, additives, indicator methods, and cost formulation in animal production. Chapters address common methods of analysis for nutrients and feedstuffs, measurement of feed and nutrient utilization and requirements by animals, energy metabolism, feeding standards and production functions, factors affecting feed consumption, diet formulation, and much more.

Beef Cattle Production Systems

Author: Andy D. Herring
Publisher: CABI
ISBN: 9781780645070
Release Date: 2014-10-24
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This textbook provides an integrated view of beef cattle production with a systems based approach, discussing the interrelationships of a broad range of aspects with the overall goal of optimising cattle production. This book provides the background to allow cattle producers to match their production environments with genetic, management, and marketing opportunities for sustainable beef production globally. This logic and resulting considerations can then be tailored to address specific regional challenges and opportunities worldwide. Considerations and examples for extreme situations will be provided, such as very small herds, very large herds, communal-group situations, and minimal artificial input systems.

Introduction to Animal Science

Author: W. Stephen Damron
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134436059
Release Date: 2017-03-17
Genre: Technology & Engineering

A flexible, current, and comprehensive look at the biological, industry, and species approaches to Animal Science, complete with worldview information and societal issues. Relevant and timely, Introduction to Animal Science features the most comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of the traditional disciplines that are so essential to a solid foundation in Animal Science: nutrition, digestion, feeds, genetics, reproduction, disease, and animal behavior. The text's comprehensive, non-traditional approach introduces the discipline as an ever-changing, integral part of every aspect of human existence. Author W. Stephen Damron not only presents thorough coverage of the major species and their respective concerns, he challenges readers to consider the many pressing interests relevant to Animal Science as it influences and is influenced by society today. The Sixth Edition features updated, expanded, and improved coverage including the latest statistical information as appropriate; improvements to the lactation chapter, the animal health chapter, and the animal health sections in each of the species chapters; substantial updates in the biotechnology chapter and the nutrition chapters; enhanced material on food safety; new figures and redesigned and updated graphics throughout; streamlined tables with greater emphasis on example information; and enhanced margin terms and glossary terms to facilitate reading and understanding of the material.

Modern Livestock Poultry Production

Author: Frank Flanders
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305483156
Release Date: 2015-03-10
Genre: Science

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.

Animal Nutrition

Author: Peter McDonald
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9781408204276
Release Date: 2011-07-21
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The latest edition of this classic text has been reorganised to provide a clear and comprehensive introduction to the science and practice of animal nutrition. Animal Nutrition is split into six main sections covering: The components of food; The digestion and metabolism of nutrients; Quantifying the nutrient content of foods: digestibility, energy and protein values; The nutrient requirements of animals; The nutritional characteristics of foods; and Animal products and human nutrition. The Appendices provides comprehensive tables on the composition of foods and feeding standards for dairy and beef cattle, sheep, pigs and poultry, and horses. The text is supported by key experimental evidence throughout. Quantitative aspects of the subject are clearly explained and illustrated by worked examples. Problems and solutions have now been added to all chapters to aid student learning.

Nutrient Requirements of Horses

Author: Committee on Nutrient Requirements of Horses
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 9780309102124
Release Date: 2007-03-13
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Proper formulation of diets for horses depends on adequate knowledge of their nutrient requirements. These requirements depend on the breed and age of the horse and whether it is exercising, pregnant, or lactating. A great deal of new information has been accumulated since the publication 17 years ago of the last edition of Nutrient Requirements of Horses. This new edition features a detailed review of scientific literature, summarizing all the latest information, and provides a new set of requirements based on revised data. Also included is updated information on the composition of feeds, feed additives, and other compounds routinely fed to horses. The effects of physiological factors, such as exercise, and environmental factors, such as temperature and humidity, are covered, as well. Nutrient Requirements of Horses also contains information on several nutritional and metabolic diseases that horses often have. Designed primarily as a reference, both practical and technical, Nutrient Requirements of Horses is intended to ensure that the diets of horses and other equids contain adequate amounts of nutrients and that the intakes of certain nutrients are not so excessive that they inhibit performance or impair health. This book is primarily intended for animal nutritionists, veterinarians, and other scientists; however, individual horse owners and managers will also find some of this material useful. Professors who teach graduate courses in animal nutrition will find Nutrient Requirements of Horses beneficial as a textbook.

Introduction to Agricultural Accounting

Author: Barbara M. Wheeling
Publisher: Delmar Pub
ISBN: 1418038342
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Business & Economics

Introduction to Agricultural Accounting is written specifically for accounting information related to agricultural operations. Typical issues and situations unique to the agricultural industry, and relevant examples of accounting are presented throughout. The accounting procedures offered build on current practice in agriculture. Cash-basis accounting, prevalent in many farm operations is explained in the text through an accrual-adjusted system, providing more accurate information for the measurement of profitability of the farm operation. Figures and tables are presented throughout for easy reference, and to simplify accounting practices.

Southern Forages

Author: Donald M. Ball
ISBN: 0962959863
Release Date: 2007-01
Genre: Animal feeding

The book Southern Forages has since gained wide recognition as a practical and reliable source of information on modern forage crop management. It is used by livestock producers, by seed, equipment and fertilizer dealers, by extension and conservation workers, and by teachers as a text for students learning about forages.

Beef Production and Management Decisions

Author: Thomas G. Field
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134602752
Release Date: 2017-01-09
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Current, authoritative, balanced coverage of the issues impacting the beef industry. The hallmark text Beef Production and Management Decisions, 6/e, examines the most current and critical biological, ecological, financial, and marketing issues impacting the beef industry today. This updated edition includes concepts of beef quality assurance and devotes chapters to the management of information, the traditions of the business, and the future of the industry. Integrating a management systems viewpoint while drawing on the author’s industry and academic experience to explore the challenges of the industry, this text is a must for any professional library. The new edition is expanded and features 85% new images and more than 60% new tables; the latest industry demographics across the supply chain in the United States and with other major global players; a significant increase in management-oriented information in several areas; comprehensive, in-depth evaluation of the stocker sector; and increased online resource suggestions.

Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle

Author: Committee on Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 9780309317023
Release Date: 2016-06-16
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Since 1944, the National Research Council (NRC) has published seven editions of the Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle. This reference has guided nutritionists and other professionals in academia and the cattle and feed industries in developing and implementing nutritional and feeding programs for beef cattle. The cattle industry has undergone considerable changes since the seventh revised edition was published in 2000 and some of the requirements and recommendations set forth at that time are no longer relevant or appropriate. The eighth revised edition of the Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle builds on the previous editions. A great deal of new research has been published during the past 14 years and there is a large amount of new information for many nutrients. In addition to a thorough and current evaluation of the literature on the energy and nutrient requirements of beef in all stages of life, this volume includes new information about phosphorus and sulfur contents; a review of nutritional and feeding strategies to minimize nutrient losses in manure and reduce greenhouse gas production; a discussion of the effect of feeding on the nutritional quality and food safety of beef; new information about nutrient metabolism and utilization; new information on feed additives that alter rumen metabolism and postabsorptive metabolism; and future areas of needed research. The tables of feed ingredient composition are significantly updated. Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle represents a comprehensive review of the most recent information available on beef cattle nutrition and ingredient composition that will allow efficient, profitable, and environmentally conscious beef production.