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Livestock Feeds and Feeding (6th Edition)

Livestock Feeds and Feeding (6th Edition)
Author: Richard O. Kellems - David C. Church
ISBN 13: 9780131594753
ISBN 10: 131594753
Edition: 6
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2009-08-20
Format: Paperback
Pages: 656
List Price: $200.60

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.