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  1. 2015-01-01 Especially in Stall-Feeding The idea for this booklet on straw feeding emerged some years ago during a meeting, while discussing an Agrodok on dairy cattle husbandry. That Agrodok was to have a chapter on animal feed, especially fodders such as grasses and crop residues. However, this would have...
  2. FAO The annual world production of cereal straws and stovers is approximately 2 000 million tons, however, the energy contained in this vast bulk of material is on the whole poorly utilized and its nitrogen incompletely returned to the soil. With the rising prices of both energy and nitrogen...
  3. TheFAO Ration Formulation Tool for dairy cowscalculates least-cost rations for dairy cows using locally available resources. It has been specifically designed for techinicians looking for a simple and easy to use formulation tool. Meeting the nutrient requirements of dairy animals using a...
  4. This report gives details of 4 experiments, the results obtained and based on these, the recommendations made regarding feeding and working strategies. The four experiments were investigating the energy costs of walking on soils of different consistencies and the efficiencies of doing work,...
  5. Access Agriculture Training Video When grains are soaked in water for a while and left to germinate, they will put out shoots or sprouts. By absorbing water sprouted seed more than double their weight. Sprouts are easier to digest than grains, because sprouting converts nearly all of the starch...
  6. 1977-01-01 Nutrient requirements and signs of deficiency and toxicty, where known, are presented and discussed. Requirements for growth, maintenance, gestation, and lactation are presented in tabular form.
  7. This video overviews 5 tropical forages that are suitable to feed to rabbits: Mulberry -Morusspp. Tick Trefoil -Desmodium rensonii Napier/Elephant/Uganda grass -Pennisetum purpureum Red Mombin -Spondias purpurea Mexican Sunflower -Tithonia diversifolia
  8. 2001-01-01 This book explores how manure can be used to sustain smallholder livelihoods in the East African Highlands.
  9. 1969-01-05 This gives an overview of the history of soybeans in Florida with information on growing and using the soybeans for animal feed. 120 pages, illustrations, photos
  10. 1995-01-01 Crop residues are becoming an incredibly important part of the diets of ruminant animals in developing countries. This booklet explains how to feed straw to ruminants. It indicates when it is useful to treat straw (with urea or ammonia) in order to improve its nutritional value, and how to do so...