Animal_Science_9-2-08

Animal_Science_9-2-08 - Animal Feed Breeding stocks Other...

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Animal Science 9-2-08 Livestock Value Cattle and Calves = 41% During 1999 there were 6 billion people and by 2010 there will be approximately 7 billion Europe--.8% change Africa—54% change The Hatch Act—1887: establishment of research dollars for universities The Smith-Lever Act—1914: establishment of cooperative extension Client wants 24 acres: Your pace = 32” Length 521 steps Width 415 steps So, what is the size of the property? 521 x 32” ÷ 12” = 1389’ 415 x 32” ÷ 12” = 1106’ 1389 x 1106 sq. ft. ÷ 43,560 sq. ft./acre = 35.2 acres Animal Products Food Fiber Hides Fuel Fertilizer
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Unformatted text preview: Animal Feed Breeding stocks Other products Nutrition Nutrients a food constituent that aids in the support of life Nonruminantanimal without a functional rumen (monogastric) Ruminant an animal with a functioning rumen Ration a combination of feeds mixed together and fed to animals. (Except chickensthey get a diet ) Overview Bale of Hay--50lbs.--60% moisture--Protein component 17.2% What is Nutrient Value?--50lbs. x .4 (dry comp.) = 20lbs. DM--20lbs. x .172 (% protein) = 3.44lbs. of protein 3.750milligrams = 3750 grams 3750 grams 454 g/lb. = 8.26lbs....
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