Feed efficiency in the beef industry

Rodney Hill (Editor)

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    Abstract

    Feed efficiency is increasingly seen as an important factor in both the economic viability and environmental sustainability of cattle production. This book provides beef industry professionals and researchers with a thorough yet concise overview of feed efficiency research. Coverage includes efficient production in a wide range of systems and environments, with topics ranging from economic evaluation to the physiological and genetic basis of feed efficiency. The book also looks at how a fuller understanding of feed efficiency is leading to new selective breeding efforts to develop more efficient cattle.
    Original languageEnglish
    PublisherWiley-Blackwell
    Number of pages311
    Edition1
    ISBN (Electronic)9781118392331
    ISBN (Print)9780470959527
    Publication statusPublished - 2012

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