Livestock Feeds and Feeding

by Richard O. Kellems, David C. Church

Livestock Feeds and Feeding Synopsis

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.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780131594753
Publication date: 10th August 2009
Author: Richard O. Kellems, David C. Church
Publisher: Pearson an imprint of Pearson Education (US)
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 656 pages
Categories: Animal husbandry,

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