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Modern Livestock and Poultry Production

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Edition:
6th
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9780766816077

ISBN10:
0766816079
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
11/8/2000
Publisher(s):
Cengage Learning
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Summary

This comprehensive book covers all types of farm animals and provides detailed information on each species. Specifics include information on the characteristics of the industry, the breeds, selection of breeding stock, feeding and management of the species, diseases and parasites common to the species, and marketing principles. Such current issues as animal rights and animal welfare, food safety, environmental issues, and biotechnology are explored.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
SECTION 1 THE LIVESTOCK INDUSTRY
Domestication and Importance of Livestock
2(39)
Career Opportunities in Animal Science
41(16)
Safety in Livestock Production
57(30)
Livestock and the Environment
87(23)
SECTION 2 FEEDING AND NUTRITION
Digestive Systems and Absorption of Food Nutrients
110(12)
Feed Nutrients
122(10)
Feed Additives and Hormone Implants
132(33)
Balancing Rations
165(35)
SECTION 3 ANIMAL BREEDING
Genetics of Animal Breeding
200(21)
Animal Reproduction
221(15)
Biotechnology in Livestock Production
236(16)
Animal Breeding Systems
252(12)
SECTION 4 BEEF CATTLE
Breeds of Beef Cattle
264(21)
Selection and Judging of Beef
285(21)
Feeding and Management of the Cow-Calf Herd
306(30)
Feeding and Management of Feeder Cattle
336(26)
Diseases and Parasites of Beef Cattle
362(26)
Beef Housing and Equipment
388(16)
Marketing Beef
404(18)
SECTION 5 SWINE
Breeds of Swine
422(13)
Selection and Judging of Swine
435(15)
Feeding and Management of Swine
450(39)
Diseases and Parasites of Swine
489(23)
Swine Housing and Equipment
512(12)
Marketing Swine
524(16)
SECTION 6 SHEEP AND GOATS
Selection of Sheep
540(18)
Feeding, Management, and Housing of Sheep
558(17)
Selection, Feeding, and Management of Goats
575(26)
Diseases and Parasites of Sheep and Goats
601(17)
Marketing Sheep, Wool, Goats, and Mohair
618(14)
SECTION 7 HORSES
Selection of Horses
632(27)
Feeding, Management, Housing, and Tack
659(28)
Diseases and Parasites of Horses
687(13)
Training and Horsemanship
700(18)
SECTION 8 POULTRY
Selection of Poultry
718(20)
Feeding, Management, Housing, and Equipment
738(25)
Diseases and Parasites of Poultry
763(19)
Marketing Poultry and Eggs
782(14)
SECTION 9 DAIRY
Breeds of Dairy Cattle
796(16)
Selecting and Judging Dairy Cattle
812(12)
Feeding Dairy Cattle
824(45)
Management of the Dairy Herd
869(29)
Milking Management
898(12)
Dairy Herd Health
910(10)
Dairy Housing and Equipment
920(26)
Marketing Milk
946(14)
SECTION 10 RABBITS
Rabbit Raising
960(25)
SECTION 11 ALTERNATIVE ANIMALS
Alternative Animals
985(38)
GLOSSARY 1023(12)
APPENDIX 1035(102)
Table 1: Net Energy Requirements of Growing and Finishing Beef Cattle (Mcal/day)
1035(1)
Table 2: Protein Requirements of Growing and Finishing Cattle (g/day)
1036(1)
Table 3: Calcium and Phosphorus Requirements of Growing and Finishing Cattle (g/day)
1037(2)
Table 4: Nutrient Requiements of Breeding Cattle (metric)
1039(2)
Table 5: Nutrient Requirements for Growing and Finishing Cattle (Nutrient Concentration in Diet Dry Matter, avoirdupois system)
1041(5)
Table 6: Nutrient Requirements of Breeding Cattle (avoirdupois system)
1046(2)
Table 7: Daily Nutrient Requirements of Sheep
1048(3)
Table 8: Nutrient Concentration in Diets for Sheep (expressed on 100 Percent Dry Matter Basis)
1051(2)
Table 9: Net Energy Requirements for Lambs of Small, Medium, and Large Mature Weight Genotypes (Kcal/d)
1053(1)
Table 10: NEpreg (NEy) Requirements of Ewes Carrying Different Numbers of Fetuses at Various Stages of Gestation
1053(1)
Table 11: Crude Protein Requirements for Lambs of Small, Medium, and Large Mature Weight Genotypes (g/d)
1054(1)
Table 12: Daily Nutrient Requirements of Goats
1055(2)
Table 13: Nutrient Requirements of Swine Allowed Feed Ad Libitum (90 percent dry matter)
1057(1)
Table 14: Daily Nutrient Intakes and Requirements of Swine Allowed Feed Ad Libitum
1058(1)
Table 15: Nutrient Requirements of Breeding Swine
1059(1)
Table 16: aily Nutrient Intakes and Requirements of Intermediate-Weight Breeding Animals
1060(1)
Table 17: Requirements for Several Nutrients of Breeding Herd Replacements Allowed Feed Ad Libitum
1061(1)
Table 18: Daily Energy and Feed Requirements of Pregnant Gilts and Sows
1061(1)
Table 19: Daily Energy and Feed Requirements of Lactating Gilts and Sows
1061(1)
Table 20: Daily Nutrient Requirements of Ponies (200 kg mature weight)
1062(1)
Table 21: Daily Nutrient Requirements of Horses (400 kg mature weight)
1063(1)
Table 22: Daily Nutrient Requirements of Horses (500 kg mature weight)
1064(1)
Table 23: Daily Nutrient Requirements of Horses (600 kg mature weight)
1065(1)
Table 24: Daily Nutrient Requirements of Horses (700 kg mature weight)
1066(1)
Table 25: Daily Nutrient Requirements of Horses (800 kg mature weight)
1067(1)
Table 26: Daily Nutrient Requirements of Horses (900 kg mature weight)
1068(1)
Table 27: Nutrient Concentrations in Total Diets for Horses and Ponies (dry matter basis)
1069(1)
Table 28: Nutrient Concentrations in Total Diets for Horses and Ponies (90 percent dry matter basis)
1070(1)
Table 29: Other Minerals and Vitamins for Horses and Ponies (on a dry matter basis)
1071(1)
Table 30: Expected Feed Consumption by Horses (Percent body weight)
1071(1)
Table 31A: Nutrient Requirements of Immature Leghorn-Type Chickens as Percentages or Units per Kilogram of Diet
1072(1)
Table 31B: Nutrient Requirements of Leghorn-Type Laying Hens as Percentages or Units per Kilogram of Diet (90 percent dry matter)
1073(1)
Table 32: Nutrient Requirements of Broilers as Percentages or Units per Kilogram of Diet (90 percent dry matter)
1074(1)
Table 33: Nutrient Requirements of Meat-Type Hens for Breeding Purposes as Units per Hen per Day (90 percent dry matter)
1075(1)
Table 34: Estimates of Metabolizable Energy Required per Hen per Day by Chickens in Relation to Body Weight and Egg Production (kcal)
1075(1)
Table 35: Nutrient Requirements of Turkeys as Percentages or Units per Kilogram of Diet (90 percent dry matter)
1076(1)
Table 36: Nutrient Requirements of Geese as Percentages or Units per Kilogram of Diet (90 percent dry matter)
1077(1)
Table 37: Nutrient Requirements of White Pekin Ducks as Percentages or Units per Kilogram of Diet (90 percent dry matter)
1078(1)
Table 38: Nutrient Requirements of Ring-Necked Pheasants and Bobwhite Quail as Percentages or Units per Kilogram of Diet (90 percent dry matter)
1079(1)
Table 39: Nutrient Requirements of Japanese Quail (Coturnix) as Percentages or Units per Kilogram of Diet (90 percent dry matter)
1080(1)
Table 40: Nutrient Requirements of Rabbits Fed Ad Libitum (Percentage or Amount per Kg of Diet)
1081(1)
Table 41: Daily Nutrient Requirements of Growing Dairy Cattle and Mature Bulls
1082(3)
Table 42: Daily Nutrient Requirements of Lactating and Pregnant Cows
1085(1)
Table 43: Recommended Nutrient Content of Diets for Dairy Cattle
1086(1)
Table 44: Dry Matter Intake Requirements to Fulfill Nutrient Allowances for Maintenance, Milk Production, and Normal Live Weight Gain During Mid- and Late Lactation
1087(1)
Table 45: Daily Nutrient Requirements of Growing Dairy Cattle and Mature Bulls (Pounds)
1088(3)
Table 46: Daily Nutrient Requirements of Lactating and Pregnant Cows (Pounds)
1091(1)
Table 47: Recommended Nutrient Content of Diets for Dairy Cattle (Pounds)
1092(2)
Table 48: Composition of Some Common Feeds, Excluding Amino Acids
1094(28)
Table 49: Amino Acid Composition of Some Feeds Commonly Used for Swine, Poultry, and Rabbits (Data on as fed basis)
1122(6)
Table 50: Conversion Factors
1128(1)
Table 51: Abbreviations Used in Table 50
1129(1)
Table 52: Dry Matter Intake Requirements to Fulfill Nutrient Allowances for Maintenance, Milk Production, and Normal Live Weight Gain During Mid- and Late Lactation (Pounds)
1130(1)
Table 53: Daily Nutrient Requirements of Lactating Cows Using Absorbable Protein (Metric)
1131(2)
Table 54: Daily Nutrient Requirements of Lactating Cows Using Absorbable Protein (Pounds)
1133(2)
Table 55: Age Computing Chart
1135(2)
Index 1137


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