Feeds and Feeding

ISBN-10: 0130970476

ISBN-13: 9780130970473

Edition: 6th 2003

Authors: Tilden Wayne Perry, Arthur E. Cullison, Robert S. Lowrey

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Book details

List price: $124.80
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/15/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 675
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
Principles of Animal Nutrition and Physiology
The Feed Nutrients
General Functions of Feed Nutrients
Proximate Analysis of Feedstuffs
Use of the Van Soest Analysis in Feed Evaluation
The Digestive Tract
Nutrient Digestion, Absorption, and Transport
Apparent Digestibility
Total Digestible Nutrients (TDN)
Energy Utilization
Study Questions and Problems
Energy Nutrition: I Carbohydrates, II Lipids
Protein Nutrition
Mineral Nutrition--General
The Macrominerals
The Microminerals
General Recommendations for Mineral Feeding
Vitamin Nutrition
Physiological Phases of Livestock Production
Study Questions and Problems
Feedstuffs
Feeds and Feed Groups--General
Energy Feeds
High-Protein Feeds
Air-Dry Roughages
The Molasses
High-Moisture Feeds
Identifying Feeds from Their Composition
Hay and Hay Making
Silage and Haylage--Production and Use
Problems of Feed Storage
Processing Feeds
Uniform State Feed Bill
Pastures--General
Facts About Important Pasture Crops
General Uses of Pasture in Livestock Feeding
Study Questions and Problems
Balancing Rations
Balancing Rations--General
Calculating a Balanced Ration--General
Balancing a Ration for a Growing and Finishing Steer
Balancing a Ration for a Steer Using a High Level of Roughage
The California System for the Net Energy Evaluation of Rations for Growing-Finishing Cattle
Balancing a Ration for a Dairy Cow
Balancing Rations for Horses
Balancing Rations for Sheep
Balancing Rations for Swine
Formulating a Feed Mixture Based on a Balanced Daily Ration or a Portion Thereof
Formulating Feed Mixtures by the Use of the Square Method
Use of Algebraic Equations in the Formulation of Feed Mixtures
Use of the Square Method for Formulating a Balanced Ration Mixture for a Finishing Steer
Formulation of a Balanced Ration Mixture for Lactating Sows
Calculating and Altering Levels of Nutrients in Feed Mixtures
Formulating and Using Premixes
Computerized Least-Cost Rations
Estimating Feed Requirements
Weights, Measures, Volumes, and Capacities
Livestock and Poultry Feeding
Feeding Beef Cattle
Feeding Dairy Cattle
Veal Production
Feeding Horses
Feeding Chickens
Feeding Turkeys
Feeding Sheep
Feeding Swine
Use of Performance Modifiers
Feeding Animal Wastes and Snackfood By-products
Aflatoxin in Feeds
Study Questions and Problems
Appendices
Tables on Nutrient Requirements
Glossary of Terms Frequently Used in Discussing Matters Related to Feeds and Feeding
Index
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