Feeding Signals A Practical Guide to Feeding Dairy Cows for Health and Production

Author(s): Jan Hulsen

Cattle - Dairy | Veterinary & Animal Health


Feeding Signals answers the four practical questions that every dairy farmer and worker in every dairy farm asks: 1. What should I feed and how much? 2. What is the best way to make sure every animal gets the right ration? 3. How do I check that every animal is eating what it should be eating? 4. How do I make adjustments and solve particular problems? The authors of Feeding Signals are Jan Hulsen from Vetvice and Dries Aerden from LIBA. With a team of eight vets, Vetvice trains and advises dairy farmers and farm consultants. Dries Aerden is a farm economics consultant and nutritionist at LIBA, a Belgian consultancy operating in the Flemish and Dutch dairy sector. Cow Signals® Concept and training Feeding perfect rations is only possible when you understand feed analysis, the properties of the feed, the way a cow works and her milk production. From mouth to rumens and intestines, Feeding Signals shows you the cow's feed requirements and ensures her daily rations. Feeding Signals has a portrait size of 20,5 x 26,5 cm, includes 80 pages, more than 300 photos and illustrations Contents: Introduction: Behavioural needs and feeding behaviour 1) Eating 2) Storage, loading and feeding 3) Ration calculation 4) Measuring and managing via the cow 5) Measuring and managing as manager 6) Feeding-related cow problems Index


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9789087401566
  • : ROOD
  • : ROOD
  • : January 2014
  • : 27.00 cmmm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback / softback
  • : en
  • : 80
  • : Colour photographs, colour illustrations
  • : Jan Hulsen