Recent Developments in Ruminant Nutrition - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780408108041, 9781483103532

Recent Developments in Ruminant Nutrition

1st Edition

Editors: W Haresign D J A Cole
eBook ISBN: 9781483103532
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 24th September 1981
Page Count: 378
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Recent Developments in Ruminant Nutrition presents papers that discuss the advancement of the different areas of ruminant nutrition. The book is comprised of 20 chapters that cover topics, such as reproduction, diet, and nutrition. The coverage of the text includes growth stimulation in ruminants; protein quantity and quality for the U.K. dairy cow; and complete-diet feeding of dairy cows. The book also covers rumen fermentation related topics, such as influence of nitrogen and carbohydrate inputs on rumen fermentation; aspects of the biochemistry of rumen fermentation and their implication in ruminant productivity; and manipulation of rumen fermentation. The text will be of great use to researchers and professionals in the animal husbandry industry.

Table of Contents

Introduction Chapter 1. Body Condition, Milk Yield and Reproduction in Cattle Chapter 2. Degradability of Protein Supplements and Utilization of Undegraded Protein by High-Producing Dairy Cows Chapter 3. Microbial Protein Synthesis and Digestion in the High-Yielding Dairy Cow Chapter 4. Amino Acid Requirements for Lactation in High-Yielding Dairy Cows Chapter 5. The Potential of Protected Proteins in Ruminant Nutrition Chapter 6. Reducing the Rate of Ammonia Release by the Use of Alternative non-Protein Nitrogen Sources Chapter 7. Influence of Nitrogen and Carbohydrate Inputs on Rumen Fermentation Chapter 8. Aspects of the Biochemistry of Rumen Fermentation and their Implication in Ruminant Productivity Chapter 9. Manipulation of Rumen Fermentation Chapter 10. Protein Quantity and Quality for the UK Dairy Cow Chapter 11. The Application of non-Protein Nitrogen, Protected Proteins and Rumen Fermentation Control in UK Feeding Systems Chapter 12. The Contribution of Undegraded Protein to the Protein Requirements of Dairy Cows Chapter 13. Calcium Requirements in Relation to Milk Fever Chapter 14. Recent Advances in the Understanding of Cereal Processing for Ruminants Chapter 15. The Nutritive Value of Silages Chapter 16. Feed Input - Milk Output Relationships in the Autumn-Calving Dairy Cow Chapter 17. Feed Input - Milk Output Relationships in the Spring-Calving Dairy Cow Chapter 18. Complete-Diet Feeding of Dairy Cows Chapter 19. Concentrate: Forage Ratios for High-Yielding Dairy Cows Chapter 20. Growth Stimulation in Ruminants Index


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W Haresign

D J A Cole

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