Introduction to Animal Science : Global, Biological, Social and Industry Perspectives

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-01-01
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Introduction to Animal Science: Global, Biological, Social and Industry Perspectives, 4efeatures the most comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of the traditional disciplines that are so essential to a solid foundation in Animal Science: nutrition, digestion, feeds, genetics, reproduction, disease, and animal behavior. Species-focused chapters include the major species (horse, dairy cattle, beef cattle, sheep, goat, poultry, and swine) and the minor species (aquaculture, pets/companion animals, the lamoids, and rabbits).Anyone involved in Animal Science and World Agriculture

Table of Contents

The Place of Animals and Animal Science in the Lives of Humans
Introduction to Animal Science
The Value of Animals to Mankind
Factors Affecting World Agricultural Structure
Worldwide Systems of Agricultural Production
The Biological Sciences of Animal Science
Introduction to Nutrition
The Gastrointestinal Tract and Nutrition
Feedstuffs Classification
Animal Breeding
Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering
Animal Reproduction
Animal Behavior
Animal Health
The Animal Industries
Vertical Integration Comparison: Beef, Pork and Poultry
Beef Cattle
Dairy Cattle
Sheep and Goats
Pet and Companion Animals
Animals and Society
Careers and Career Preparation in Animal Science
Animals as Consumers of Grain: Asset or Liability?
Food Safety and Consumer Concers
Animal Welfare and Animal Rights
Animals in Sustainable Agriculture
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