Supplementary feeding of sheep and beef cattle /

This practical guide is a tool designed for graziers to use in their day-to-day decision-making about livestock nutritional needs, feeding options, condition and health. Pasture supplements are expensive and should not be wasted, yet under-nutrition has an even greater economic effect resulting from...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Hinton, David G. 1946-
Format: eBook
Published: Collingwood, VIC : Landlinks, ©2007.
Edition:2nd ed.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments; Contents; 1. Introduction
  • why feed?; 2. What's in a feed?; 3. Understanding feeds and feeding; 4. Cost savings and decision making; 5. Fat scores and stock classes; 6. Choosing the best feed
  • value for money; 7. When and how to feed supplements.; 8. How much to feed
  • the Ready Reckoner; 9. How much to feed
  • calculate your own stock ration; 10. Stock health; 11. Stock-containment areas; 12. Your worksheets; Information and further reading; References; Index