Dairy Cattle Feeding and Nutrition

Dairy Cattle Feeding and Nutrition

1st Edition - February 28, 1979

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  • Author: W. Miller
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323138055

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Dairy Cattle Feeding and Nutrition was designed to provide information needed by those interested in the feeding and nutrition of dairy cattle. It contains basic information for students in courses on feeds and feeding, dairy cattle production, and animal nutrition.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction and Utilization of Nutrients by Dairy Cattle.
    Energy Requirements of Dairy Cattle.
    Protein Requirements of Dairy Cattle.
    The Use of Nonprotein Nitrogen (NPN) for Dairy Cattle.
    Mineral and Trace Element Nutrition of Dairy Cattle.
    Vitamin Requirements of Dairy Cattle.
    Fat (Lipids) and Water Requirements and Utilization by Dairy Cattle.
    Fiber Utilization and Requirements of Dairy Cattle. Forages for Dairy Cattle.
    Concentrates, By-Products, and Other Supplements for Dairy Cattle.
    Nonnutritive Additives and Constituents.
    Evaluation of Feeds for Dairy Cattle.
    Feeding the Milking Herd.
    Feeding and Raising the Young Dairy Calf.
    Feeding and Management of Heifers, Dry Cows, and Bulls.
    Feeding and Nutrition of Veal Calves.
    Raising and Feeding Dairy Beef for Meat Production.
    Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders of Dairy Cattle.
    Integrating the Feeding and Nutrition of Dairy Cattle into Practical Feeding Programs for Individual Farms.
    Each chapter includes references.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 411
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1979
  • Published: February 28, 1979
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323138055

About the Author

W. Miller

Affiliations and Expertise

The University of Georgia College of Agriculture, Athens, U.S.A.

About the Series Editor

Tony Cuhna

Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, University of Florida, Gainesville and Dean Emeritus, School of Agriculture, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Florida, Gainesville, U.S.A.

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