Contemporary Issues in Animal Agriculture / Edition 3

Contemporary Issues in Animal Agriculture / Edition 3

by Peter R. Cheeke Professor Emeritus
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131125869

ISBN-13: 9780131125865

Pub. Date: 04/18/2003

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This book, previously titled Impacts of Livestock Production, objectively deals with a number of important issues that are affecting livestock production and the public perception of animal production on a global basis. Some of these issues include consumption of animal products and human health, global warming, biotechnology and animal rights.

Overview

This book, previously titled Impacts of Livestock Production, objectively deals with a number of important issues that are affecting livestock production and the public perception of animal production on a global basis. Some of these issues include consumption of animal products and human health, global warming, biotechnology and animal rights. The volume examines domestication of animals and their contributions to human welfare, animal products in the human diet, principles of animal nutrition and the scientific feeding of livestock, feed additives and growth promotants in animal production, environmental concerns involving livestock production, livestock grazing and rangelands issues, industrialization and globalization of animal agriculture, food quality and safety issues, bioethics, animal welfare, animal rights, and biotechnology issues, and livestock integration into sustainable resource utilization. For anyone involved with animal and poultry science.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131125865
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
04/18/2003
Series:
Agribooks the Pearson Custom Publishing Program for Agriculture Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
581,356
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. Domestication of Animals and Their Contributions to Human Welfare.

2. Animal Products in the Human Diet.

3. Feed vs. Food: Do Livestock Compete with Humans for Food Resources?

4. Principles of Animal Nutrition and the Scientific Feeding of Livestock.

5. Feed Additives and Growth Promotants in Animal Production.

6. Environmental Concerns Involving Livestock Production.

7. Livestock Grazing and Rangeland Issues.

8. Industrialization, Corporatization and Globalization of Animal Agriculture.

9. Food Quality and Safety Issues.

10. Bioethics, Animal Welfare, Animal Rights, and Biotechnology Issues.

11. Livestock Integration into Sustainable Resource Utilization.

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