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Reindeers, Finland
Season's Greetings - Reindeers in Finland (Credits: Ville Oksanen)
A bag of cotton seeds for cattle
A bag of cotton seeds for cattle (Credits: Thamizhpparithi Maari)
Find info about livestock feed on Feedipedia!
Find info about livestock feed on Feedipedia! (Credits: United Soybean Board)
Holly (Ilex spp.) berries
Holly cluster for a great new year (Credits: Liz West)
Freedom Rangers broilers
Freedom Ranger broilers (Credits: Cowgirl Jules)
Rice straw on the ground after the harvest, Central Vietnam
Rice straw on the ground after the harvest, Central Vietnam (Credits: Gilles Tran, AFZ)
Sheep herd in Iceland
Feedipedia wishes you a very happy New Year - Sheep in Iceland (Credits: compagnonbruno)

Feedipedia: an on-line encyclopedia of animal feeds

Feedipedia is an open access information system on animal feed resources that provides information on nature, occurrence, chemical composition, nutritional value and safe use of nearly 1400 worldwide livestock feeds. It is a joint project of INRA, CIRAD, AFZ and FAO. Read more...

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Manicoba or ceara rubber tree (Manihot glaziovii)

Manicoba (Manihot carthagenensis subsp. glaziovii (Müll. Arg.) Allem... Read more

Guatemala grass (Tripsacum andersonii)

Guatemala grass (Tripsacum andersonii J. R. Gray or Tripsacum laxum ... Read more

Fish meal

Fish meal is obtained by cooking, pressing, drying and milling fresh raw fish or fish... Read more

Dactyloctenium aegyptium spikelets, Central Vietnam

Egyptian crowfoot grass (Dactyloctenium aegyptium (L.) Willd.) is a tufted,... Read more

Date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) fruits

Dates, the fruits of the date palm tree (Phoenix dactylifera L.), are a major... Read more

Itchgrass

Itchgrass (Rottboellia cochinchinensis (Lour.) Clayton) is an annual grass weed... Read more

Honey locust (Gleditsia triacanthos), tree

The honey locust (Gleditsia triacanthos L.) is a legume tree up to 25-45 m high... Read more

Vicia sativa flowers

The common vetch (Vicia sativa L.) is an annual scrambling and climbing legume.... Read more

Pennisetum polystachion inflorescences at Kahului Airport, Maui

Mission grass (Pennisetum polystachion) is an annual or perennial grass, with... Read more

Date palm seeds

Date seeds are the by-product of date stoning, either for the production of pitted dates... Read more

Coffee tree (Coffea arabica), fruit and leaves, Maui

The coffee bean (Coffea arabica L.) is used to make one of the most popular... Read more

Lentil (Lens culinaris), plant habit

Lentil (Lens culinaris Medik.) is a legume mainly grown for its edible seeds (... Read more

Desert date (Balanites aegyptiacus) tree

The desert date tree (Balanites aegyptiacus (L.) Delile) is a deep-rooted,... Read more

Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris var. crassa

Fodder beet (Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris L.) is a biennial plant... Read more

Lima bean (Phaseolus lunatus), leaves, Maui, Hawaii

Lima bean (Phaseolus lunatus L.) is a tropical and subtropical legume cultivated... Read more

Marvel grass (Dichanthium annulatum)

Marvel grass (Dichanthium annulatum (Forssk.) Stapf) is a tropical grass... Read more

Olive oil processing

Olive oil extraction generates several by-products that can be used to feed animals,... Read more

Nigeria grass (Pennisetum pedicellatum) inflorescence, Burkina Faso

Nigeria grass (Pennisetum pedicellatum Trin.) is a many-branched leafy annual... Read more

Date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) fruits

Date fruit production yields several crop residues, including date palm leaves (fronds),... Read more

Molasses grass (Melinis minutiflora) inflorescences

Molasses grass (Melinis minutiflora P. Beauv.) is a sticky, tufted,... Read more

Angel Oak, Johns Island, South Carolina

The live oak (Quercus virginiana) is a shrubby to large perennial tree up to 20... Read more

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Broadening horizons

By Harinder P.S. Makkar1, Emily Addonizio2, Lemma Gizachew2, Alberto Giani2 and Abdoul Karim Bah2

In countries across the Horn of Africa and in many other parts of the world, the lack of feed inflicts major adverse effects on livestock during times of drought. This has been identified as a major problem by development agencies, NGOs, researchers and extension workers alike, and one which must be addressed urgently. This article discusses and prioritises feeding strategies, which can be used under emergencies in dry areas.

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Forages for the future - Maass et al., 2018. Forages Newsletter No. 6, CGIAR

The newsletter, “Forages for the Futurelaunched in June 2016, resulted of a meeting of experts in October 2015 in Bonn, Germany, to discuss a Global Strategy for the Conservation and Utilization of Tropical and Subtropical Forage Genetic Resources. This newsletter is the 6th of the series. The former newsletters are available from http://goo.gl/vn9VZX. The newsletter is published under the auspices of the CGIAR Research Program “Genebanks”; its editors are Bruce Pengelly and Brigitte Maass, consultants of the Global Crop Diversity Trust.

Kyntäjä et al., 2014 Tables of composition and nutritional values of organically produced feed materials for pigs and poultry - Kyntäjä et al., 2014. MTT Report 164

This reports presents the composition and nutritive values for pigs and poultry of 40 organically produced feeds and roughages. Energy and protein values are provided according the French, Dutch, Danish, British, German and Swiss feed evaluation systems.

Métodos de pesquisa em nutrição de monogástricos Métodos de pesquisa em nutrição de monogástricos - Sakomura et al., 2007. Jaboticabal, FUNEP, 283 p.

This book presents the concepts and experimental protocols used in monogastric nutrition research to determine the nutritional values and requirements for energy, protein, amino acids, minerals, and vitamins.

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