Chapter 1: Introduction and Background Chapter 2: Aims and Principles of Organic Cattle Production Chapter 3: Elements of Cattle Nutrition Chapter 4: Approved Ingredients for Organic Diets Chapter 5: Choosing the Right Breed and Strain Chapter 6: Organic Feeding Systems Chapter 7: Conclusions and Recommendations for the Future"
Professor Robert Blair is a recognized expert in animal nutrition and feeding, having served as a Principal Scientific Officer with the UK Agricultural Research Council; Director of Nutrition with Swift Canadian Company; Professor of Animal Science and Director, Prairie Swine Centre, University of Saskatchewan, Canada; and Professor and Head (later Professor Emeritus), Department of Animal Science, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. Professor Blair is a Past-President and Board Member of the World Association for Animal Production, Rome, Italy; Fellow of the Agricultural Institute of Canada; and a former Editor-in-Chief , Animal Feed Science and Technology, Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Currently he serves as a member of the International Expert Panel, International Centre for Research in Organic Food Systems, Tjele, Denmark and as a member of the Expert Database, EFSA (European Food Safety Authority), Parma, Italy.
"The book is a very valuable and update source of information and knowledge in the area of organic cattle nutrition and feeding. It is well written and structured and it may represent an useful and reliable tool for advanced students, researchers workers, advisors and other stakeholders of the organic chain of dairy and beef cattle production."-- (01/01/2011)