Nutrient Requirements of Dairy Cattle 2001
- Binding: Paperback
- Edition: 0007
- Publisher: Natl Academy Pr
- Publish date: 11/01/2000
- ISBN: 9780309069977
- ISBN10: 0309069971
The book includes a user-friendly computer program on a compact disc, accompanied by extensive context-sensitive "Help" options, to simulate the dynamic state of animals.
The committee addresses important issues unique to dairy science -- the dry or transition cow, udder edema, milk fever, low-fat milk, calf dehydration, and more. The volume also covers dry matter intake, including how to predict feed intake. It addresses the management of lactating dairy cows, utilization of fat in calf and lactation diets, and calf and heifer replacement nutrition. In addition, the many useful tables include updated nutrient composition for commonly used feedstuffs.
This thoroughly comprehensive revision offers the latest data in a highly usable format.