Animal Feeding: Concepts & Practices
The demand of livestock and poultry products for humanconsumption has increased tremendously; mainly due to increase inincome, population and urbanization. As per one of the estimates,by 2050 the demand of meat and milk will increase by 70%. The keyto sustainable development of livestock is the efficientutilization of existing feed resources, besides exploring novelnon-conventional feed resources, which can enhance animalproductivity. The target can be achieved by feeding balanced rationto meet the nutrient requirements of different categories ofanimals. The book presents latest and comprehensive information onthe various aspects of feeding animals. Besides the feeding ofbovines especially during transition phase, camel, yak, mithun andsmall ruminants; poultry (broilers/layers, ducks, Guinea fowl,quails); the book has extensively covered the feeding of ratites,rabbit; fish and prawn. This book will be useful and highlyinformative for PG students and faculty, researchers/scientists andothers working in a particular specialized field in AnimalNutrition.