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Introduction to livestock production

Introduction to livestock production

including dairy and poultry

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Published by Freeman in San Francisco .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed.: 1962.

StatementH.H. Cole, editor.
ContributionsCole, H. H.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21680781M
ISBN 100716708124
OCLC/WorldCa492224212

Keeping livestock is an important risk reduction strategy for vulnerable communities, and livestock are important providers of nutrients and traction for growing crops in smallholder systems. Livestock products contribute 17 per cent to kilocalorie consumption and 33 per cent to protein consumption globally, but there are large differences between rich and poor countries Rosegrant et al. Cattle, by contrast, die because of mal- nutrition, foot rot, or drowning. Even intestinal contents removed at slaughter may be recovered for use as fertilizer.

InDr. Classification of poultry viz. Reproduction Many small animals have high reproductive capacity with short gestation periods, large numbers of offspring, and rapid juvenile growth. Its body colour ranges from cherry to mahogany red. Important in France, the Charolais is the foremost meat-cattle breed in Europe. Indeed, it seems likely that the two will seldom compete.

One of the most self-reliant of all domestic birds, this native of Africa is raised in huge numbers in Europe notably France. It is one of mankind's most serious imbalances and most pressing problems. Microbreeds Small breeds of cattle, sheep, goats, and pigs are common in the developing world. Poultry The widespread use of poultry in Third World villages demonstrates the importance of small, easily managed, household livestock. Increased Labor Requirements The advantages of low investment, fast return on capital, flexibility, and efficient resource utilization are offset by higher demands for labor.


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Hippocrates, the Greek physician, recommended milk as a medicine in the 5th century bce. Under conditions of abundance, small size may be of no advantage in mammals, but if feed is limited, it is of great help.

Introduction Like computers, livestock for use in developing countries should be getting smaller and becoming more "personal.

Livestock Production Practices

Hereford cattleHereford bull. Marketing channels in poultry-Integration. This is particularly important with respect to feed production. Farmers and villagers can manage small animals more easily than large, which is an advantage in the many places where women and children are the main keepers of livestock.

Only by expanding research on the husbandry, hygiene, nutrition, reproduction, physiol- ogy, and breeding can the promise of animals sized for small farms and villages be fulfilled. The key is balance. Though the breed has never attained the prominence of other beef breeds, it has been used extensively in producing blue-gray crossbred cattle, obtained by breeding white Shorthorn bulls to Galloway cows.

A portion Introduction to livestock production book meat that comes in a "package" of a size that can be readily consumed by a family is important in areas where refrigeration is unavailable or uneconomic.

Increased Labor Requirements The advantages of low investment, fast return on capital, flexibility, and efficient resource utilization are offset by higher demands for labor. This also means that breeding stock is more likely to be retained in times of scarcity.

Smallness is often an adaptation to harsh environment. Student Learning Activities have been added to every chapter to assist students in planning and conducting supervised agricultural experience programs.

This is particularly true when the small animals are compared with ruminants such as cattle, sheep, and goats. Care and management of day old chicks-Brooder management. For many Indians, these indoor livestock are the main source of meat.

The text is based on the most up-to-date information available and is applicable to all areas of the United States. Hugh Popenoe Breeds and varieties were created from mutant genes and thus have become living reservoirs of these genes, holding them for use in future generations of mankind.

The meat of several other tiny antelope species is also much sought in many African countries, and these animals are also suitably sized to feed the average family at one meal.

One consists of extremely small forms of conventional livestock such as cattle, sheep, goats, and pigs. Introduction Livestock systems occupy about 30 per cent of the planet's ice-free terrestrial surface area Steinfeld et al. Specially designed rural diaries allow you to keep simple, specific records under prepared headings.

At the same time, the expansion of agricultural production needs to take place in a way that allows the less well-off to benefit from increased demand and that moderates its impact on the environment. Keywords: supply, demand, scenario, development, poverty, sustainability 1.

All are less than half average size; some are far smaller than that. If an animal cannot be raised under village conditions, its feed-use efficiency or milk yield is irrelevant. Systems of housing-Single row system-Double row system- head to head and tail to tail-merits and demerits. Records should be transferred to a summary sheet for easy interpretation and should ideally be linked to your financial recording system.

Indeed, it seems likely that the two will seldom compete. Trends in livestock production and livestock systems evolution a The increasing demand for livestock products Human population in is estimated to be 9.Introduction to Organic Livestock Production» The following are among the allowed medical treatments: vaccines, vitamins, minerals, probiotics (non-GMO), herbal remedies, and electrolytes.» Antibiotics and growth hormones may never be used.» All appropriate medications must be used to restore an animal to health when organic methods fail.

An Introduction to Feeding Farm Livestock, Second Edition is a two-part book that focuses on nutrition and rationing of farm livestock.

Introduction to livestock and poultry production : science and technology

Part I describes the animal and its food. Part II presents the terms used in animal nutrition; feeding dairy cattle for milk production; and the rations specific for. Livestock records Livestock book. The livestock book is kept as a permanent record, filled in each month from entries in the farm diary or from the paddock book.

It is a summary of the movements and management of your livestock throughout the year. Recommended layout of a livestock book. A livestock book can be set up as shown in Table 1.

Introduction to the Dairy Industry Lesson I: Introduction to the Dairy Industry T he dairy industry is an important component of Missouri’s animal agriculture industry. Dairy cow operations are found throughout the state.

Many Missouri producers derive their entire income from the. Introduction to Livestock Production Including Dairy and Poultry - Second Edition by COLE, H.H. (ed.) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at atlasbowling.com Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Modern Livestock and Poultry Production Contents Modern Livestock and Poultry Production - Cover1 Modern Livestock and Poultry Production - Cover2.