9781428361270

Fundamentals Of Animal Science

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  • ISBN13:

    9781428361270

  • ISBN10:

    1428361278

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2010
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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Summary

Fundamentals of Animal Science is a research based text for college freshman, which covers both companion and production animals and reviews key topics like reproduction, nutrition, genetics, and diseases at an introductory level. To foster classroom discussion and facilitate learning, the text features societal issues and discussion points for review. To assist readers in processing concepts, the text also features side bar definitions and multiple review questions, and figures that help the reader visually understand concepts.

Table of Contents

Animals and Society
Introduction
Origin and development of agriculture
Global Overview of Livestock Industry
Careers in Animal Science
Horses
Companion Animals
Evaluation and Judging
Poultry
Aquaculture
Livestock Production
Cattle Introduction
Pigs
Sheep and Goats
Alternative Mammalian Livestock
Chickens and other Poultry
Aquaculture
Biology of Domestic Animals
Cells, Organs and Systems
Animal Nutrition (Feeds and Foods)
Animal Genetics and Breeding
Animal Reproduction
Animal Growth and Development
Lactation
Animal Health, Welfare, and the Environment
Animal Behavior, Animal Welfare and the Enivronment
Animal Diseases
Animal Health, Therapeutics, Immunology and Vaccines
Animal agriculture and the environment
Animal Products
Introduction to Animal Products
Food Safety of Animal Products
Meats
Milk and Dairy Products
Alternative Animal Products
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