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The FEEDS Directory: Branded Products Guide
by W N Ewing

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A companion to the Commodity Products Guide, this volume features information on many of the leading branded feedstuffs. It provides descriptions, nutritional analysis, full product benefits and usage guidelines tailored for most animals and age. Storage advice, GM status, composition, palatability and target diets are also included, together with contact details of the manufacturers.

Feeds are presented in an A-Z format in full colour . Colour coding is used throughout the book to clearly define the feed groups. Quick reference options include simple icons to indicate the suitability of the feed for species( sheep, cattle, pigs, poultry, equine, dogs, cats, fish, direct feeding on farm). Colour-coded pie charts provide a quick visual analysis summary.

An excellent guide for nutritionists, advisors, farmers and students involved with and using animal feed


  • Cereals and derivatives
  • Forage and stock feeds
  • Legumes and derivatives
  • Oilseeds and derivatives
  • Roots,fruits and derivatives
  • Miscellaneous
  • Fat Supplments
  • Liquid feeds
  • Milk Products
  • Minerals

 Content per feed

  • Introduction
  • Nutritional benefit
  • Animal benefit
  • Composition
  • Colour/Aroma
  • Palatability
  • Target Diets
  • Taget age of animals for feeding
  • Typical concentrate inclusion by species
  • Typical daily feed rate
  • Physical form and texture
  • Limits to usage
  • GM free
  • Organic
  • Assurance schemes
  • Independant supporting data
  • Bags/bulk
  • Bulk density
  • Storage advise
  • Alternative names
  • Typical Analysis
  • Origin of manufacture
  • Geographic availability

About the Author

Dr Wesley Ewing BSc (Hons) Agric, Dip M, Msc, Phd

Wesley has both commercial and technical knowledge of animal nutrition having worked in the industry for over 20 years for global leaders such as Cargil and Provimi.  He was the General Manager for a UK animal nutrtion and health company before establishing Context.


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Additional information

ISBN13: 9781899043026
Format: Half Canadian
Pages: 220
Language: English
Published: 2002

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This books weighs: 410g

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