Revised edition details manuals and guidelines aimed at improving performance and efficiency in beef cattle. For producers, advisors, teachers and students.
Best-selling guide to the nutritional requirements of beef cattle. Also included are guidelines to help improve performance on beef units together with an easy to use method for calculating rations. Valuable for farmers, advisers, teachers and students.
A unique, practical guide to the nutrient requirements of beef cattle. Also included in the mantual are guidelines to improve performance and efficientcy in beef unit. Dr Allen has developed a practical approach to rationing, including an easy-to-use method for calculating rations.
This second edition of Rationing Beef Cattle has been completely revised and updated. the guide is essential for all those involved in keeping beef cattle including farmers, advisors, teachers and students.
This edition has been re-formatted and reprinted in 2009 and the opportunity has been taken to make the ration formulation approach available electronically.
Dr David Allen was a leading consultant for the beef industry, He unfortunately died in 2006. Formerly head of Beef Improvement services for the UK Meat and Livestock Commission, he is recognised as having been on of the most knowledgeable authorities in the world on beef production.
SECTION ONE: Cattle Performance
Performance standards for finishing and growing cattle, heifer replacements, suckler cows and breeding bulls.
SECTION TWO: Feed intake
Guidelines on feed intake for growing cattle and suckler cows
SECTION THREE: Metabolise energy requirements
The ME system, tables of feed analysis, ME requirements for growing cattle and suckler cows
SECTION FOUR: Protein requirements
Protein utilisation and requirements for growing cattle and suckler cows
SECTION FIVE: Vitamins and minerals
Requirements for growing cattle and suckler cows
SECTION SIX: Rationing
Procedures for formulating rations
SECTION SEVEN: Rationing tactics
Feed budgets, manipulating rations
SECTION EIGHT: Management of cattle and feeds
Cattle management, feed maangement forage supplies, buildings, ration monitoring
This book weighs: 170g
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