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Livestock Feeds and Feeding (6th Edition)

Richard O. Kellems

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ISBN 10: 0131594753 / ISBN 13: 9780131594753
Published by Pearson, 2009
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Title: Livestock Feeds and Feeding (6th Edition)

Publisher: Pearson

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Edition: 6.

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Completely updated in a new edition, this valuable resource concentrates on the practical application of nutrition for the production of effective, high-producing commercial livestock. It presents the required nutrients, nutrient utilization, a variety of feedstuffs and diets and their appropriate usage. Readers will also discover how to save money on feed costs and still raise larger, faster gaining, more productive, healthier animals and increase the return investment on livestock. The book details all aspects of livestock feeding, including the gastrointestinal tract and nutrient utilization, feeds for livestock, feed laws and labeling, preparation and processing, feeding livestock species including swine, poultry, dairy cows, dairy calves and replacement heifers and beef cow herd, and feeding domesticated species such as horses, sheep, goats, dogs and cats and rabbits.

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Livestock Feeds and Feeding is a valuable resource that concentrates on the practical application of nutrition for the production of effective, high-producing commercial livestock. Designed as a resource book, it presents early coverage of nutrition and digestive physiology, a complete section on livestock feeds, and chapters devoted to the management and feeding practices of a variety of domestic animals. Offering an accessible approach, the book helps readers understand the effects that feeding and management of livestock have on livestock production systems, food safety, and the environment.

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