NorFor - The Nordic feed evaluation system

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ISBN: 978-90-8686-718-9 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages 1-20

  2. Chapter

    Pages 21-22

    Introduction

  3. Chapter

    Pages 23-25

    Overall model description

  4. Chapter

    Pages 27-32

    Animal input characteristics

  5. Chapter

    Pages 33-40

    Feed fraction characteristics

  6. Chapter

    Pages 41-54

    Feed analyses and digestion methods

  7. Chapter

    Pages 55-58

    Feed calculations in NorFor

  8. Chapter

    Pages 59-80

    Digestion and metabolism in the gastrointestinal tract

  9. Chapter

    Pages 81-84

    Energy and metabolizable protein supply

  10. Chapter

    Pages 85-111

    Animal requirements and recommendations

  11. Chapter

    Pages 113-126

    Prediction of voluntary feed intake

  12. Chapter

    Pages 127-132

    Chewing index system for predicting physical structure of the diet

  13. Chapter

    Pages 133-136

    Prediction of milk yield, weight gain and utilisation of N, P and K

  14. Chapter

    Pages 137-139

    Standard feed value

  15. Chapter

    Pages 141-165

    System evaluation

  16. Chapter

    Pages 167-177

    The NorFor IT system, ration formulation and optimisation

  17. Back Matter

    Pages 179-180