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Nutrient Requirements of Dairy Cattle 2001

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Description: Revised and updated to reflect the changing face of the dairy industry, this reference volume enables users to pinpont nutrient requirements more accurately for individual animals. The book is accompanied by a CD-ROM.

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List price: $59.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: National Academies Press
Publication date: 2/9/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 408
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.904
Language: English

Revised and updated to reflect the changing face of the dairy industry, this reference volume enables users to pinpont nutrient requirements more accurately for individual animals. The book is accompanied by a CD-ROM.

Overview
Dry Matter Intake
Equations for Predicting DMI
Lactating Cows
Growing Heifers
Nutrients and Feeding Management Related to DMI of Lactating Dairy Cows
Moisture
Neutral Detergent Fiber
Forage to Concentration Ratio
Fat
Cow Behavior, Management, and Environmental Factors Affecting Feed Intake
Eating Habits and Cow Behavior
Weather
Feeding Method--Total Mixed Ration vs. Individual Ingredient
Feeding Frequency
Sequence of Feeding
Access to Feed
References
Energy
Energy Requirements of Lactating and Pregnant Cows
Energy Units
Energy Values of Feeds
Estimating TDN of Feeds at Maintenance
Estimating DE of Feeds
Estimating DE at Actual Intake
Estimating ME at Actual Intake
Estimating NE[subscript L] at Actual Intake
Estimating Net Energy of Feeds for Maintenance and Gain
Comparison of New NE[subscript L] Values with Values from 1989 Edition
Precautions
Energy Requirements
Maintenance Requirements
Lactation Requirements
Activity Requirements
Environmental Effects
Pregnancy Requirements
Tissue Mobilization and Repletion During Lactation and the Dry Period
Body Condition Scoring
References
Fat
Digestion and Absorption
Digestibility and Energy Value of Fats
Effects of Fat on Ruminal Fermentation
Utilization of Fat in Calf Diets
Fat in Lactation Diets
References
Carbohydrates
Nonstructural Carbohydrates
Structural Carbohydrates
NDF Recommendations
ADF Requirement
References
Protein and Amino Acids
Importance and Goals of Protein and Amino Acid Nutrition
Major Differences from Previous Edition
Protein
Chemistry of Feed Crude Protein
Mechanism of Ruminal Protein Degradation
Kinetics of Ruminal Protein Degradation
Nitrogen Solubility vs. Protein Degradation
Microbial Requirements for N Substrates
Animal Responses to CP, RDP, and RUP
Synchronizing Ruminal Protein and Carbohydrate Digestion: Effects on Microbial Protein Synthesis
Ruminally Protected Proteins
Predicting Passage of Microbial Protein
Predicting Passage of Rumen Undegradable Feed Protein
Digestibility of Rumen Undegradable Feed Protein
Predicting Passage of Endogenous Protein
Evaluation of Model for Predicting Flows of N Fractions
Predicting Passage of Metabolizable Protein
Metabolizable Protein Requirements
MP Requirements for Maintenance
Protein Requirements for Pregnancy
Protein Requirements for Lactation
Protein Requirements for Growth
Amino Acids
Essential vs. Nonessential Amino Acids
Limiting Essential Amino Acids
Predicting Passage to the Small Intestine
Requirements for Lysine and Methionine in Metabolizable Protein for Lactating Cows
Ruminally Protected Amino Acids
References
Minerals
Macrominerals
Calcium
Phosphorus
Sodium
Chlorine
Potassium
Magnesium
Sulfur
Trace Minerals
Cobalt
Copper
Iodine
Iron
Manganese
Molybdenum
Selenium
Zinc
Chromium
Aluminum, Arsenic, Nickel, Silica, Tin, and Vanadium
Toxic Minerals
Cadmium
Fluorine
Lead
Mercury
References
Vitamins
Fat-Soluble Vitamins
Vitamin A
Vitamin D
Vitamin E
Vitamin K
Water-Soluble Vitamins
B-Vitamins
Biotin
Folic acid
Inositol
Niacin
Pantothenic Acid
Riboflavin (B[subscript 2])
Thiamin (B[subscript 1])
Vitamin B[subscript 12]
B-Vitamins-General
Vitamin C
Choline
References
Water Requirements
Water Intake
Dry Cows
Calves and Heifers
Drinking Behavior
Water Quality
Summary
References
Unique Aspects of Dairy Cattle Nutrition
Transition Cows and Nonlactating Cows
Nutritional and Physiologic Status of the Transition Cow
Nutrient Requirements for Pregnancy
Nutrient Intake
Energy and Protein Density for Dry Cow Diets
Etiology and Nutritional Prevention of Metabolic Disorders
Fatty Liver and Ketosis
Udder Edema
Milk Fever
Grass Tetany
Retained Placenta and Metritis
Displacement of the Abomasum
Rumen Acidosis and Laminitis
Milk Fat Depression
Performance Modifiers
Mineral Salts and Their Role as Buffers
Ionophores
Direct Fed Microbials
Fungal Cultures
Bovine Somatotropin
References
Nutrient Requirements of the Young Calf
Energy Requirements of Calves
Young Replacement Calves Fed Milk or Milk Replacer Only
Young Replacement Calves Fed Milk and Starter Feed or Milk Replacer and Starter Feed
Veal Calves
Ruminant Calves (Large-Breed and Small-Breed Females) from Weaning to Body Weight of 100 kilograms
Effects of Environmental Temperature on Energy Requirements of Young Calves
Protein Requirements of Calves
Mineral and Vitamin Requirements of Calves
Minerals
Vitamins
Feed Composition Data with Application to Diet Formulations for Calves
Other Aspects of Calf Nutrition
Fetal Nutrition
Colostrum
Water and Electrolytes
Milk Replacers
Feed Additives
Practical Feeding Considerations
References
Growth
Energy and Protein Requirements for Growing Dairy Heifers
Terminology
Growth Requirements and Composition of Gain
Evaluation of Model Predictions of Energy and Protein Requirements for Growth of Dairy Heifers
Setting Target Growth Rates
Evaluation of Target Weight Equations
Maintenance Requirement Effects on Growth
Basal Maintenance Requirement
Adjustment for Previous Temperature
Adjustment for Previous Plane of Nutrition
Adjustment for the Direct Effects of Cold Stress
Adjustment for the Direct Effects of Heat Stress
Model Evaluation
References
Dairy Cattle Nutrition and the Environment
Nitrogen
Phosphorus
Summary
References
Carbohydrate Chemistry and Feed Processing
Nonstructural Carbohydrates
Analytic Procedures
Neutral Detergent Fiber
Neutral Detergent Insoluble Nitrogen
Acid Detergent Fiber
Acid Detergent Insoluble Nitrogen
Lignin
Total Nonstructural Carbohydrates
Effects of Processing on Energy in Feed
Sources of Starch
Oilseeds
References
Nutrient Requirement Tables
Nutrient Composition of Feeds
Model Evaluation and Prediction Equations
Glossary
User's Guide
About the Authors
Index

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