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Feeds and Feeding

By: Tilden Wayne Perry (Author)

Prentice Hall

Hardback | Dec 2002 | Edition: 6 | #157534 | ISBN: 0130970476
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Provides comprehensive coverage of the nutritional and scientific feeding of beef cattle, dairy cattle, poultry, horses, sheep, and swine, and offers a detailed treatment of feed composition for use in ration formulation.



1. The Feed Nutrients
2. General Functions of Feed Nutrients
3. Proximate Analysis of Feedstuffs
4. Use of the Van Soest Analysis in Feed Evaluation
5. The Digestive Tract
6. Nutrient Digestion, Absorption, and Transport
7. Apparent Digestibility
8. Total Digestible Nutrient (TDN)
9. Energy Utilization
10. Study Questions and Problems
11. Energy Nutrition: Carbohydrates, Lipids
12. Protein Nutrition
13. Mineral Nutrition--General
14. The Macrominerals
15. The Microminerals
16. General Recommendations for Mineral Feeding
17. Vitamin Nutrition
18. Physiological Phases of Livestock Production
19. Study Questions and Problems

20. Feeds and Feed Groups--General
21. Energy Feeds
22. High-Protein Feeds
23. Air-Dry Roughages
24. The Molasses
25. High-Moisture Feeds
26. Identifying Feeds from Their Composition
27. Hay and Hay Making
28. Silage and Haylage--Production and Use
29. Problems of Feed Storage
30. Processing Feeds
31. Uniform State Feed Bill
32. Pastures--General
33. Facts about Important Pasture Crops
34. General Use of Pasture in Livestock Feeding
35. Study Questions and Problems

36. Balancing Rations--General
37. Calculating a Balanced Daily Ration--General
38. Balancing a Ration for a Growing and Finishing Steer
39. Balancing a Ration for a Steer Using a High Level of Roughage
40. The California System for the Net Energy Evaluation of Rations for Growing-Finishing Cattle
41. Balancing a Ration for a Dairy Cow
42. Balancing Rations for Horses
43. Balancing Rations for Sheep
44. Balancing Rations for Swine
45. Formulating a Feed Mixture Based on a Balanced Daily Ration or a Portion Thereof
46. Formulating Feed Mixtures by the Use of the Square Method
47. Use of Algebraic Equations in the Formulation of Feed Mixtures
48. Use of the Square Method for Formulating a Balanced Ration Mixture for a Finishing Steer
49. Formulation of a Balanced Ration Mixture for Lactating Sows
50. Calculating and Altering Levels of Nutrients in Feed Mixtures
51. Formulating and Using Premixes
52. Computerized Least-Cost Rations
53. Estimating Feed Requirements
54. Weights, Measures, Volumes, and Capacities

55. Feeding Beef Cattle
56. Feeding Dairy Cattle
57. Veal Production
58. Feeding Horses
59. Feeding Chickens
60. Feeding Turkeys
61. Feeding Sheep
62. Feeding Swine
63. Use of Performance Modifiers
64. Feeding Animal Wastes and Snackfood By-products
65. Aflatoxin in Feeds
66. Study Questions and Problems

Appendix A: Tables on Nutrient Requirements
Appendix B: Glossary of Terms Frequently Used in Discussing Matters Related to Feeds and Feeding

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