9781435486379

Animal Science Biology and Technology

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  • ISBN13:

    9781435486379

  • ISBN10:

    1435486374

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-04-12
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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Summary

Animal Science Biology and Technology, 3rd edition is the ideal animal science book that combines the empirical and the practical in a book suitable for readers of all ages and stages. This book takes the reader from the basics of production through to evaluation, while delivering a contemporary industry overview. Readers will find the opportunities for experiential learning found in this book will be especially helpful in planning supervised agricultural experience projects and FFA career development events. The career focus sections found in Animal Science Biology and Technology, 3rd edition present opportunities in a story format that will pique the reader's interest and the accompanying laboratory manual and additional activities will provide readers with hands on engagement that enhances learning. This outstanding book was written by nationally renowned educators, MeeCee Baker and Robert Mikesell, who also own and operate a beef cattle farm and who bring academia into the pasture.

Table of Contents

Physiology
Cellular Biology and Animal Taxonomy
Biology of Growth and Development
Muscle and Meat Biology
Biology of Digestion
Biology of Reproduction
Genetics
Ethology: Animal Behavior and Welfare
Application
Swine Management and the Swine Industry
Beef Cattle Management and the Beef Industry
Dairy Cattle Management and the Dairy Industry
Sheep Management and the Sheep Industry
Horse Management and the Horse Industry
Evaluation
Judging Contests
Performance Data
Meats Judging
Livestock Judging
Dairy Cattle Judging
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