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Author Nielsen, Joyce M

Title Emerging Technology and Management for Ruminants
Published Milton : Chapman and Hall/CRC, 2019


Description 1 online resource (456 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Part 1. GENETICS AND BREEDING OF CATTLE; 1. Muscle + Bone + Fat = Beef; 2. Information-Based Beef Breeding; 3. Maternal Selection; 4. Maternal Selection: Producing Cows with Optimum Productivity for Their Environment; 5. Selection of Registered Brahmans; 6. Sire Selection Based on Breed Association Tools; 7. What the Commercial Rancher Should Know About Bulls; 8. Crossbreeding Brahmans, European, and South American Indigenous Breeds; 9. Designing production Systems to Optimize Net Merit and Profit
Part 2. REPRODUCTION OF CATTLE10. Reproductive Technologies for the Future; 11. Embryo Transfer: Problems and(or) Opportunities for the Purebred Industry; 12. Potential Genetic Impact of Embryo Transfer; 13. Why Different Cows Have Different Levels of Calving Difficulty; 14. The Relationships Between Body Condition, Nutrition, and Performance of Beef Cows; 15. Nutrition for Optimum Reproduction in Beef Cattle; 16. Hormone Therapy for Cystic and Repeat-Breeder Dairy Cows; 17. The Rational Use of Artificial Insemination in Tropical Beef Cattle
18. Changing Reproductive Performance in Beef Cow Herds19. High Technology Application on My Ranch; Part 3. GROWING AND FINISHING CATTLE; 20. Why Different Animals Produce Different Types of Beef; 21. Cattle Are Not Created Equal; 22. Compensatory Growth in Beef Cattle; 23. Nutrition of Feedlot Cattle; 24. Protein Requirements of Cattle; 25. Preparations for Receiving and processing Stocker Cattle; 26. Management of Sick, Newly Arrived Stocker Cattle; 27. Anaplasmosis in Beef Cattle; 28. Using Pasture Effectively for Stocker-Feeder Operations in the South; 29. Implanting Cattle on Grass
Part 4. FORAGE, RANGE, AND PASTURE30. Principles of Range Management with Universal Application; 31. Public Education in Land and Water Management: A New Use for Computers; 32. Computers and the Livestock Enterprise; 33. The Need for Old-Fashioned Range Management in Latin America; 34. Managing Cattle in a Low-Cost, Extensive Rangeland Setting; 35. Rationalizing Rangeland Use in the Near East by Modernizing Transhumance Grazing; 36. Modernization of Livestock production in Inner Mongolia: Progress or Regression; 37. What's Ahead in Hay and Forage Production, Storage, and Handling Systems
38. Utilization of Crop Residues by Beef Cattle39. Forage Height and Mass in Relation to Grazing Management; 40. Efficient Forage/Livestock Production, New Zealand Style; 41. Utilizing Improved Pastures; 42. Putting It All Together: Forage and Cattle; Part 5. PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT OF SHEEP, GOATS, AND CERTAIN OTHER SMALL ANIMALS; 43. Management Tools for Greater Sheep Profitability; 44. Importance of Sheep's Teeth in Productivity; 45. Wool and Mutton Production and Marketing in South Africa; 46. Sheep Production and Management in a Dry Climate
Notes 47. Sheep Production and Management in a Hot-Humid Humid Climate
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Subject Cattle -- Breeding -- Congresses
Range management -- Congresses
Sheep -- Congresses
Goats -- Congresses
Cattle -- Breeding
Range management
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780429697838