Introduction to Animal Science / Edition 1

Introduction to Animal Science / Edition 1

by Leland S. Shapiro
     
 

The book shifts the concentration of raising livestock from Husbandry to Animal Science. The author took the format of the Blakely and Blade's popular The Science of Animal Husbandry and added an additional emphasis on more modern husbandry, science, and welfare concerns for the 21st Century. The Book covers animal reproduction, genetics,

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The book shifts the concentration of raising livestock from Husbandry to Animal Science. The author took the format of the Blakely and Blade's popular The Science of Animal Husbandry and added an additional emphasis on more modern husbandry, science, and welfare concerns for the 21st Century. The Book covers animal reproduction, genetics, nutrition, breeds, health and general management of the various livestock. Including some additional species that have caught the interest of agriculture. For readers in the agriculture or dairy industry that need information on the modern day science of raising livestock.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780139209925
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Series:
Agribooks the Pearson Custom Publishing Program for Agriculture Series
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
578
Sales rank:
499,074
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. Overview of Animal Science: Statistics, History, and Future.

2. Animal Breeding and Genetics.

3. Animal Reproduction.

4. Animal Nutrition.

5. Dairy Industry.

6. Dairy and Meat Goat Industry.

7. Beef Production.

8. Sheep Production.

9. The Swine Industry.

10. The Poultry Industry.

11. The Equine Industry.

12. The Rabbit Industry.

13. The Camelid (Lamoid) Industry.

14. Ostriches.

Glossary.

Index.

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