Design and Development of Nutrient Requirement Calculator for Dairy Cattle Feed Formulation

Published on: 02/07/2019
Author/s : Vishal Patil 1, Radha Gupta 2, Rajendran D. 3 and Ravinder Singh Kuntal 4. / 1,4 Department of Mathematics, Jain University, Bangalore, Karnataka, India; 2 Department of Mathematics, Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Bangalore, Karnataka, India; 3 ICAR-NIANP (National Institute of Animal Nutrient and Physiology), Adugodi, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.

INTRODUCTION Feed (ration) formulation is a technique by which different feed ingredients are combined to provide required nutrient to animals for a period of time, usually 24 hours, at different stages of production. A ration should supply all essential nutrients and energy to maintain vital physiological functions of growth, reproduction and health of animals. Rati...

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February 7, 2019
Very interesting... Is there a free openware least-cost formulation software using Excel which is open to the public with instructions how to amend/create new raw materials and/or nutrients with instructions how to amend equations, that could be used for formulating aquafeeds. Thank you
February 7, 2019
Is a nice idea for small farmer and better they help to milk producer
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