By Harold F. Hintz

This replace of a regular reference in horse care displays the result of the last decade of study on horse food that has taken position because the past variation. the amount offers equations for calculating day-by-day standards for significant nutritional parts, tables of day-by-day nutrient specifications calculated from the equations, tables of nutrient concentrations required in overall diets, composition of feeds common for horses, large references, and more.

Plus, buyers will obtain a working laptop or computer diskette with courses to calculate requisites for power, protein, lysine, significant minerals, and nutrition A.

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Council regulation (EC) No. 1804/1999. Bruxelles, Belgium. FAO (Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations), 1999. Organic Agriculture. 15th Session of the Committee on Agriculture. 25-29 January 1999, Rome, Italy. FAO (Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations), 2000. Food Safety and Quality as affected by Organic Farming. Twenty Second FAO Regional conference for Europe. Porto, Portugal, 24-28 July 2000. 1, Rome, Italy. FAO/WHO (Food and Agriculture Organisation and World Health Organisation of the United Nations) 1999.

Are permissible minerals, vitamins and pro-vitamins for animal feed. Artificially produced vitamins may not be used for ruminants, but are allowed for monogastric animals. Only vitamins derived from raw materials occurring naturally in feedstuffs are allowed for herbivores (70/524/EEC). A supplementary feeding of Vitamin D and artificially produced Vitamin A and E are prohibited for ruminants. Normally ruminants do not need extra vitamins in their diet, if they 20 are adapted to the local environment conditions, high yielding dairy cows seems not to be suitable for organic farms.

Soil Association, 2001. The Organic Food and Farming Report 2000. Soil Association, Bristol. UKROFS 2000. UKROFS Standards for Organic Livestock Production. United Kingdom Register of Organic Food Standards, London. Zervas, G. 1998. Quantifying and optimising grazing regimes in Greek mountainous systems. J. App. Eco. 35: 983-986. , Zabeli, G. 2000. Comparison of organic with conventional feeding systems of lactating dairy ewes in Greece. EAAP Publication No 97, pp107-111. 37 Animal health and welfare issues arising in organic ruminant production systems S.

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