An Introduction to Feeding Farm Livestock - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780080237565, 9781483136349

An Introduction to Feeding Farm Livestock

2nd Edition

Authors: Robert H. Nelson
eBook ISBN: 9781483136349
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1979
Page Count: 166
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An Introduction to Feeding Farm Livestock, Second Edition is a two-part book that focuses on nutrition and rationing of farm livestock. Part I describes the animal and its food. Part II presents the terms used in animal nutrition; feeding dairy cattle for milk production; and the rations specific for beef cattle, sheep and pigs. This book will be a valuable supplement to lectures for students attending part-time and full-time courses at the advanced craft/technician level.

Table of Contents


Preface to the Second Edition

Preface to the First Edition

Part I The Animal and Its Food

Chapter 1 Introduction—The Functions of Food

Chapter 2 The Constituents of Food: Water

Chapter 3 The Constituents of the Dry Matter: Carbohydrates

Chapter 4 The Constituents of the Dry Matter : Fats and Oils

Chapter 5 The Constituents of the Dry Matter : Proteins

Chapter 6 The Constituents of the Dry Matter : Minerals

Chapter 7 The Constituents of the Dry Matter : Vitamins

Chapter 8 Digestion and the Digestive System of Farm Animals

Chapter 9 Feeds Commonly Used in Livestock Feeding

Part II Rationing Farm Livestock

Chapter 10 Terms Used in Animal Nutrition

Chapter 11 Feeding Dairy Cattle For Milk Production

Chapter 12 Rations for Beef Cattle

Chapter 13 Rations for Sheep

Chapter 14 Rations for Pigs



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