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Author Tyler, Howard D.

Title Dairy cattle science / Howard D. Tyler, M.E. Ensminger.

Published Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, [2006]
©2006

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM ERC  636.214 TYLE  4th ed.    AVAILABLE
 UniM Vet W f  636.2142 TYLE    AVAILABLE
 UniM Vet W f  636.2142 TYLE    AVAILABLE
Edition 4th ed.
Physical description ix, 417 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Notes Rev ed. of: Dairy cattle science / by M.E. Ensminger. 1993.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Section 1 Dairy Industry 1 -- 1 History of the Dairy Industry 2 -- 2 Breeds of Dairy Cattle 6 -- 3 Dairy Industry Overview 14 -- 4 Dairy Product Processing 20 -- 5 Milk-Marketing and Pricing Systems 28 -- 6 Employee Management 35 -- Section 2 Concepts in Genetic Improvement 39 -- 7 Dairy Records and Programs 40 -- 8 Fundamentals of Dairy Genetics 49 -- 9 Selecting Herd Sires 54 -- 10 Herd Strategies for Genetic Improvement 59 -- Section 3 Concepts in Dairy Nutrition 65 -- 11 Ruminant Digestive System 66 -- 12 Fundamentals of Dairy Nutrition 73 -- 13 Protein and Energy Requirements 77 -- 14 Requirements for Minerals, Vitamins, and Water 83 -- 15 Ration Formulation Strategies and Feeding Systems 93 -- Section 4 Concepts In Dairy Feeds 101 -- 16 Fundamentals of Hay Quality 102 -- 17 Haymaking Systems and Marketing Hay 109 -- 18 Grazing Systems and Pasture Management 114 -- 19 Ensiled Feeds 123 -- 20 Silage Quality 131 -- 21 Silage Storage Systems 139 -- 22 Feed Sources for Concentrates 147 -- 23 Industry By-Products and Feed Additives 157 -- Section 5 Concepts in Dairy Reproduction 163 -- 24 Fundamentals of Female Reproduction 164 -- 25 Reproductive Physiology and Management of the Bull 173 -- 26 Heat Detection and Estrus Synchronization 179 -- 27 Assisted Reproductive Technologies 186 -- 28 Pregnancy and Parturition 195 -- Section 6 Concepts In Lactation Physiology 205 -- 29 Anatomy and Physiology of the Mammary Gland 206 -- 30 Lactogenesis 212 -- 31 Milk Letdown Reflex 219 -- 32 Milking Procedures and Processes 222 -- 33 Milk Quality 231 -- Section 7 Concepts in Dairy Biosecurity 235 -- 34 Dairy Farm Biosecurity 236 -- 35 Infectious Diseases 244 -- 36 Reproductive Diseases and Disorders 253 -- 37 Infections of the Mammary Gland 258 -- 38 Health and Care of the Hoof 268 -- 39 External Parasites 274 -- Section 8 Concepts In Dairy Cow Comfort 281 -- 40 Fundamentals of Dairy Cow Behavior 282 -- 41 Animal Welfare and Animal Stress 290 -- 42 Dairy Cattle Facilities and Housing 294 -- 43 Assessing Cow Comfort 315 -- 44 Manure Management Practices 336 -- Section 9 Integrating Disciplines-Dairy Management Systems 347 -- 45 Managing Pre Weaned Calves 348 -- 46 Managing Replacement Heifers 364 -- 47 Managing Dry and Transition Cows 371 -- 48 Managing Metabolic Disorders in Transition Cows 377 -- 49 Managing Lactating Cows 388.
Other author Ensminger, M. Eugene.
Ensminger, M. Eugene. Dairy cattle science.
Subject Dairy cattle.
Dairy farming.
ISBN 0131134124 (casebound)