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Sheep Nutrition
by M. Freer, M.Dove

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This book provides a review of the current state of knowledge on all aspects of sheep nutrition. The main emphasis is on sheep grazing in systems that range from intensively utilized sown pastures to extensive rangelands.

  • Fills a major gap in the current literature
  • Should be the standard work on the subject
  • Is written by the world's leading experts, from Australia, New Zealand, Spain, the USA and the UK

Ideal for advanced undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers in animal nutrition and animal science

 

Contents

 
  • Nutritive Value of Herbage, S W Coleman, USDA-ARS, USA and D A Henry, CSIRO, Australia
  • Constraints on Feed Intake by Grazing Sheep, R H Weston, Glenbrook, Australia
  • Food Choice, J M Forbes, University of Leeds, UK and R W Mayes, Macaulay Land Use Research Institute, UK
  • Microbial Ecology of the Ovine Rumen, R I Mackie, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, C S McSweeney, CSIRO, Australia and A V Klieve, Animal Research Institute, Australia
  • Digestion and Metabolism, E F Annison, University of Sydney, Australia, D B Lindsay, Cambridge, UK and J V Nolan, University of New England, Australia
  • Principles of Supplementary Feeding in Sheep-grazing Systems, H Dove
  • Nutrition for Maintenance, J L Corbett and A J Ball, University of New England, Australia
  • Nutrition and Wool Growth, P L Hynd, Adelaide University, Australia and D G Masters, CSIRO, Australia
  • Nutrition for Conception and Pregnancy, J J Robinson, J A Rooke and T G McEvoy, Scottish Agricultural College, UK
  • Nutrition during Lactation, T T Treacher, Oxford, UK and G Caja, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
  • Nutrition for Sheep-meat Production, V H Oddy, Meat and Livestock Australia, Australia and R D Sainz, University of California, USA
  • Nutrition of Sheep under Rangelands Conditions, P J O'Reagain, Queensland Beef Industry Institute, Australia and N P McMeniman, University of Queensland, Australia
  • Trace-element and Vitamin Nutrition of Grazing Sheep, J Lee, S O Knowles, AgResearch Limited, New Zealand and G J Judson, South Australian Research and Development Institute, Australia
  • Interactions between Gastrointestinal Parasites and Nutrients, R L Coop, Moredun Research Institute, UK and A R Sykes, Lincoln University, New Zealand
  • Deleterious Substances in Grazed Pastures, G C Waghorn, AgResearch Limited, New Zealand, N R Adams, CSIRO, Australia and D R Woodfield, AgResearch Limited, New Zealand
  • The Nutritional Management of Grazing Sheep, M Freer

 

 

About the Author

M Freer, CSIRO Plant Industry, Canberra, Australia
H Dove, CSIRO Plant Industry, Canberra, Australia
 

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Additional information

ISBN13: 9780851995953
Format: Hardback
Pages: 400
Language: English
Published: 2002

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