Feeds and Feeding

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Reston Publishing Company, 1982 - Animal feeding - 628 pages
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The feed nutrients, General functions of feed nutrients, Proximate analysis of feedstuffs, The van soet method of forage evaluation, The digestive tract, Nutrient digestion, absorption, and transport, Apparent digestibility, Total digestible nutrients or TDN, Energy utilization, Study questions and problems, Protein nutrition, Mineral nutrition-general, The macro minerals, The micro minerals, general recommendations for mineral feeding, Vitamin nutrition, Vitamin in livestock feeding, Physiological phases of livestock production, Study questions and problems, Feeds and feed groups-general, Air-dry energy feeds, Hight protein feeds, The molasseases, Other hight moisture feeds, Identifying feeds from their composition, Hay and hay making, Silage-its production and use, Problems of feed storage, Processing feeds, Uniform state feed bill, Study questions and problems, Balancing rations-general, The petersen method of evaluating feeds, Calculating a balanced daily ration-general, Balancing a daily ration for a steer using as fed weights and composition figures, Balancing a daily ration for a steer using dry feed weights and composition figures, 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 dairy ration for a daily cow, Balancing daily rations for horses, Balancing daily rations for sheep, Balancing daily rations for swine, Formulating balanced rations mixtures-general, etc ...

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Contents

Introduction
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The Feed Nutrients
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General Functions of Feed Nutrients
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