Animal Production Systems for Pasture-Based Livestock Production (NRAES 171)
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The book explores foraging behavior, basic animal nutrition, and parasite control for pasture-based animals with chapters devoted to beef, dairy, sheep, goat, and horse nutrition and management.
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This 246 page publication (NRAES-171) was originally published by the Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES, previously known as the Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service), a multi-university program in the Northeast US disbanded in 2011. Plant and Life Sciences Publishing (PALS) was subsequently formed to manage the NRAES catalog. Ceasing operations in 2018, PALS was a program of the Department of Horticulture in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) at Cornell University. PALS assisted university faculty in publishing, marketing and distributing books for small farmers, gardeners, land owners, workshops, college courses, and consumers.
Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES)
Animal Nutrition; Forage; Livestock Productivity; Pasture-Based Livestock Production
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Rayburn, E. B. and Bamka, W. J. (Eds.) (2008) Animal production systems for pasture-based livestock production. Ithaca, N.Y.: Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service, Cooperative Extension.