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Nutrition and feeding of organic cattle.

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This book is comprised of 7 chapters covering organic cattle production and nutrition. It serves as a reference in understanding the scientific and practical challenges within the organic livestock production. An extensive and unique description of the international guidelines for organic production is given, and their implementation in many different parts of the world and implications for trade with organic products are presented. The aims and principles of organic cattle production, elements of cattle nutrition, ingredients for organic diets, breeds for organic production and feeding organic cattle are highlighted. This book will be of interest mainly to the advisory personnel that service the organic milk and beef industries, researchers, university and college teachers, students, regulatory agencies, feed manufacturers, feed supply companies, agricultural advisory personnel, veterinarians and organic producers with some technical training in animal nutrition.


Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction and background. Author(s): Blair, R.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 5) Aims and principles of organic cattle production. Author(s): Blair, R.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 29) Elements of cattle nutrition. Author(s): Blair, R.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 62) Ingredients for organic diets. Author(s): Blair, R.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 212) Breeds for organic production. Author(s): Blair, R.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 232) Feeding organic cattle. Author(s): Blair, R.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 281) Conclusions and recommendations for the future. Author(s): Blair, R.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Faculty of Land and Food Systems, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2011
  • ISBN
  • 9781845937584
  • Record Number
  • 20113101632