Nutrient Requirements of Goats: Angora, Dairy, and Meat Goats in Temperate and Tropical Countries

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National Academies Press, 1981 - Animal nutrition - 91 pages
Each of these popular handbooks contains comprehensive information on the nutritional needs of domestic animals and includes extensive tabular data. All are paperback and 8 1/2 x 11. Some books come with diskettes or Cds that allow users to predict nutrient requirements of specific animals under various conditions and at various life stages.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
NUTRIENT REQUIREMENTS
2
Maintenance
3
Protein
4
Activity
5
Phosphorus
6
Iron
7
Vitamins
8
Energy Feeds
44
Protein Supplements
46
Mineral and Carotene Contents
49
Pasture Range Plants and Forages Fed Green
52
Silages
60
Energy Feeds
61
Protein Supplements
63
Table 4 Minerals Supplements
66

Vitamin K
9
TABLE OF NUTRIENT REQUIREMENTS
10
HERBAGE AND BROWSE UTILIZATION
13
RATION FORMULATION AND EXAMPLES OF TYPICAL RATIONS
15
Maintenance
16
Pregnant Does
17
Angora Goats
18
Other Example Rations for Goats in Temperate and Tropical Regions
19
NUTRITIONRELATED METABOLIC DISORDERS
21
Ketosis
22
Urea Toxicity
23
FEED COMPOSITION TABLES
24
Dry Matter Energy Protein and Fiber Contents
26
Pasture Range Plants and Forages Fed Green
30
Silages
43
Table 5 List of Common and Scientific Names
70
BIBLIOGRAPHY
73
Energy
74
Protein
76
Minerals
78
Calcium
79
Sodium and Chlorine
80
Copper and Molybdenum
81
Other Minerals
82
Water
83
Herbage and Browse Utilization
84
Ration Formulation and Examples of Typical rations
87
NutritionRelated Metabolic Disorders
89
Feed Composition
91
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