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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Description

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

Details

No. of pages:
378
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 1981
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9781483103532

About the Editor

W Haresign

D J A Cole