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By A. H. Andrews, R. W. Blowey, H. Boyd, R. G. Eddy

Bovine drugs presents sensible and entire details on farm animals affliction and construction and is a key reference for all huge animal vets. because the first variation was once released in 1991 there were major advancements in affliction regulate and administration of farm animals. just about all components of the e-book were up to date and entirely rewritten. There are new chapters on surgical procedure, embryo move, man made insemination, ethno-veterinary drugs and biosecurity, and a brand new consolidating bankruptcy at the interplay among the animal, atmosphere, administration and ailment. the former version has bought around the globe, and due to this a better emphasis has been put on stipulations and their remedy in parts except temperate areas. a brand new part entitled "Global version in livestock perform" has been integrated with participants discussing bovine drugs perform of their a part of the world.All in all this can be a great source for any practicing vet and a very good reference for veterinary scholars.

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1b. 1a was reached over the previous 23 years by each country expanding its milk production through an expanded herd size and increased yield per cow. 1a EEC dairy structure (pre milk quotas). 2 – Total production (’000 t) 4650 3950 3540 5330 3930 4274 4906 3910 5585 3200 3021 3382 26 007 33 337 11 030 12 550 4145 320 17 680 6 480 5 205 770 1 115 6 375 } Self-sufficiency BF (%) SNF (%) 116 122 66 256 136 128 63 116 104 116 86 298 212 – – – 104 175 142 – – – Source: Milk Marketing Board (1986). 1b EU dairy structure in 2000 (post milk quotas).

Selffeeding works well for low yields, provided that the silage quality is even throughout the clamp, that the face is not more than 2 m high and that there is enough space at the face, 24 hour access of at least 40 cm/cow. To avoid secondary fermentation the silage face needs to move back by at least 150 cm/day. Self-feeding is labour saving and requires no machinery. It is better but not essential to have a roof over the silo and intakes will improve if a light is left on at night. Keep cows back from the silage face with a barrier, either a solid rail or an electric wire.

9. 5 ¥ 34) Pregnancy Total energy required 63 MJ 104 MJ 17 MJ 23 MJ 207 MJ/day Protein (see Chapter 9) Protein is required for both maintenance and production. In contrast to the case for energy, body tissues cannot be used to make up a shortfall in protein and so milk yields will suffer if protein is in deficit, especially in early lactation. Protein is often measured as crude protein (CP) and is given as percentage of dry matter. In rations it used to be measured in grammes of digestible crude protein (DCP) per kilogram DM.

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