Modern Livestock & Poultry Production

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/28/2009
  • Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
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Modern Livestock and Poultry Production, 8th Edition, entices and engages readers with new, full-color photographs and illustrations, and up-to-date comprehensive information covering major and minor livestock and poultry animals. Having undergone extensive updates, Modern Livestock and Poultry Production, 8th Edition includes current issues in animal agriculture including, biosecurity, animal ID, and vertical integration, while still incorporating vital agriscience and production information, including real-life applications, required for high school studentsÆ success in the field.

Table of Contents

The Livestock Industry
Domestication and Importance of Livestock
Career Opportunities in Animal Science
Safety in Livestock Production
Livestock and the Environment
Anatomy, Physiology, Feeding, and Nutrition
Anatomy, Physiology, and Absorption of Nutrients
Feed Nutrients
Feed Additives and Hormone Implants
Balancing Rations
Animal Breeding
Genetics of Animal Breeding
Animal Reproduction
Biotechnology in Livestock Production
Animal Breeding Systems
Beef Cattle
Breeds of Beef Cattle
Selection and Judging of Beef
Feeding and Management of the Cow-Calf Herd
Feeding and Management of Feeder Cattle
Diseases and Parasites of Beef Cattle
Beef Housing and Equipment
Marketing Beef
Breeds of Swine
Selection and Judging of Swine
Feeding and Management of Swine
Diseases and Parasites of Swine
Swine Housing and Equipment
Marketing Swine
Sheep and Goats
Selection of Sheep
Feeding, Management, and Housing of Sheep
Selection, Feeding, and Management of Goats
Diseases and Parasites of Sheep and Goats
Marketing Sheep, Wool, Goats, and Mohair
Selection of Horses
Feeding, Management, Housing, and Tack
Diseases and Parasites of Horses
Training and Horsemanship
Selection of Poultry
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