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Livestock Feeds and Feeding by Richard O. Kellems, David C. Church
  

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Livestock Feeds and Feeding by Richard O. Kellems, David C. Church

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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Publication date

1st July 2009

Author

Richard O. Kellems, David C. Church

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Publisher

Pearson an imprint of Pearson Education (US)

Format

Hardback
656 pages

Categories

Animal husbandry

ISBN

9780131594753

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