With this release, University of Illinois extension dairy specialist Mike Hutjens has launched his 4th edition of the Hoard’s Dairyman Feeding Guide. This book covers topics such as dairy cow physiology, the gestation-lactation cycle, purchasing and valuing feed, ration formulation, feeding disorders, and mycotoxin safety levels.
In this attractive, easy-to-ready layout, you will find updated nutrition guidelines to optimize your feeding systems while keeping economic principles top of mind. New to this edition are sections on:
- Robotic feeding
- High digestibility forages
- Feeding strategies for increased herd production
The eBook includes five bonus videos that provide step-by-step guidance on the following topics: Washing Manure, Evaluating Ration Physical Form, Manure Scoring, Grain Particle Screening, and Measuring Lameness on the Farm. Available for purchase in the iBooks Store for iPad, iPhone, and Mac: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/id1400508595
Softcover, perfect bound
8.5 x 11 inches
ISBN: 978-0-932147-60-8 (print)
ISBN: 978-0-932147-61-5 (ebook)
Looking for the 3rd edition? Click here to order the previous edition of the Feeding Guide.