Optimization of feed 
use efficiency in ruminant 
production systems

Optimization of feed
use efficiency in ruminant
production systems
FAO Symposium Bangkok, Thailand 27 November 2012

Proceedings 16

 

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
and
Asian-Australasian Association of Animal Production Societies
Rome 2013



Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Welcome address

    Converting feed into human food: the multiple dimensions of efficiency

    Forages for ruminants, cereals for human food and fuel

    Key indicators for measuring dairy cow performance

    Optimizing maternal cow, grower and finisher performance in beef production systems

    Towards sustainable animal diets

    Feeding for optimal rumen and animal health and optimal feed conversion efficiency: the importance of physical nutrition

    A new future for ruminant production

    Contributing authors


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