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Published by CABI in Wallingford, UK, Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Swine -- Feeding and feeds,
  • Organic farming,
  • Feeds -- Composition,
  • Animal Feed,
  • Swine,
  • Animal Nutrition Physiology,
  • Diet -- veterinary

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRobert Blair.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSF396.5 .B53 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 322 p. :
Number of Pages322
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18628899M
ISBN 101845931912
ISBN 109781845931919
LC Control Number2006023239

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This second edition of Robert Blair's classic and bestselling book on the nutrition and feeding of organic pigs presents comprehensive advice that includes: formulating appropriate diets and integrating them into organic pig production systems; international standards of organic feeding; feed-related disease incidence in organic herds. This second edition of Robert Blair’s classic and bestselling book on the nutrition and feeding of organic pigs presents comprehensive advice that includes: formulating appropriate diets and integrating them into organic pig production systems; international standards of organic feeding; feed-related disease incidence in organic herds. The first comprehensive text on feeding organic pigs, this book presents advice on formulating appropriate diets and integrating them into organic pig production systems. It outlines the /5(2). The first comprehensive text on feeding organic pigs, this book presents advice on formulating appropriate diets and integrating them into organic pig production systems. It outlines the international standards of organic feeding, the breeds of pig that are most suitable for organic farming, up to date information on the nutritional requirements of pigs, and examples of diets formulated to organic standards.

The first comprehensive text on feeding organic pigs, this book presents advise on formulating appropriate diets and integrating them into organic pig production systems. It outlines the international standards of organic feeding, the breeds of pig that are most suitable for organic farming, up-to-date information on the nutritional requirements of pigs and examples of diets formulated to organic standards.   The books: Nutrition and feeding of organic poultry and nutrition and feeding of organic pigs have been written by R Blair from the University of British Columbia in Canada. Organic poultry and pig production has increased significantly in recent years in response to increasing consumer demand for organic eggs and meat. Nutrition and feeding of organic pigs [electronic resource] / by Robert Blair. Main author: Blair, Robert, Corporate Author: Ebook Central Academic Complete., ProQuest (Firm) Format: eBook Online access: Connect to electronic book via Ebook Central. Pig Nutrition Pigs are of course famous for their love of food and it is of vital importance they get the very best in nutrients to be happy and healthy. Our pig nutrition titles cover an array of issues so you can make the best decisions when it comes to feeding your animals and your farming style.

Nutrition and Feeding of Organic Pigs 2nd Edition Ebook. Nutrition and Feeding of Organic Pigs 2nd Edition Ebook. Ebook details: Title: Nutrition and Feeding of Organic Pigs Author: R. Blair Publisher: CABI Edition: ۲ edition Langage: English Format: ebook True Pdf Size: ۸ Mb pages: ۲۶۶ Year: ۲۰۱۸ ISBN: Organic animal production has increased rapidly in recent years to. Aims and principles of organic pig production --Elements of pig nutrition --Approved ingredients for organic diets --Diets for organic pig production --Choosing the right breed and strain of pig --Integrating feeding programmes into organic production systems --Conclusions and recommendations for the future. Responsibility: Robert Blair.   Only 4% and 5% of the protein and lysine requirements, respectively, of the pigs currently kept on organic farms in Austria could be covered by by-products rich in protein. Excluding feed-grade potatoes means a loss of 18% crude protein (CP), 18% lysine and 26% ME of the entire nutrient supply available from organic by: 7. Furthermore, it discusses the relative value of feeds for use in swine diets and the feeding requirement for baby pig, growing-finishing pigs, and the breeding herd. This book will be very valuable to beginners in swine production, established swine raisers, feed manufacturers and dealers, county agents, farm advisors and consultants, and.