CAB Reviews

A reviews journal covering agriculture, global health, nutrition, natural resources and veterinary science

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This review considers protein requirements of ruminants and discusses systems which have previously been used to estimate requirements. The Working Party of the Agricultural and Food Research Council recommends that, since protein requirements should take account of the separate needs of rumen...

Citation
Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews. Series B, Livestock Feeds and Feeding., 1992, 62, 12, pp 787-835

Increasing the efficiency of conversion of feed nitrogen (N) into milk and meat N in dairy cattle is an integral part of the effort to maintain or increase food production while decreasing agriculture's environmental impact. Mathematical models provide a means to assess and compare different...

Author(s)
Reed, K. F.; Casper, D. P.; France, J.; Kebreab, E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 001, pp 1-12

This report reviews the energy and protein requirement systems for dairy cows currently used in the UK and presents a new approach, along with the outline of a model for its implementation. The report is also published as a book (ISBN 0-85199-284-6).

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Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews. Series B, Livestock Feeds and Feeding, 1998, 68, 11, pp 937-989