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Cover for Predicting dietary amino acid adequacy for ruminants.

Prediction of dietary amino acid balances within the structure of the Cornell Net Carbohydrate and Protein System (CNCPS), as well as predicting amino acid requirements for tissue deposition, and during pregnancy and lactation are discussed. The chapter also elaborates on the prediction of...

Author(s)
Fox, D. G.; Tedeschi, L. O.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996547)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A model to evaluate beef cow efficiency.

The beef cattle seed stock industry in the USA is searching for ways to select for improved beef cow efficiency. Most selection indexes for efficiency have a goal of using less resource while obtaining the same outcome in a sustainable environment. However, the inputs required to determine...

Author(s)
Tedeschi, L. O.; Fox, D. G.; Baker, M. J.; Long, K. L.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930059)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Prediction of energy requirement for growing sheep with the Cornell Net Carbohydrate and Protein System.

This study evaluates the suitability of the Cornell Net Carbohydrate and Protein System for sheep (CNCPS-S) to predict average daily gain (ADG) of lambs. This model was also used to compare the efficiency of use of metabolizable energy (ME) to net energy (NE) for growth (kg) from the Agricultural...

Author(s)
Cannas, A.; Tedeschi, L. O.; Atzori, A. S.; Fox, D. G.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930059)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper