Introduction to Animal Science: Global, Biological, Social and Industry Perspectives / Edition 4

Introduction to Animal Science: Global, Biological, Social and Industry Perspectives / Edition 4

by W. Stephen Damron
     
 

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ISBN-10: 013609497X

ISBN-13: 9780136094975

Pub. Date: 09/17/2008

Publisher: Prentice Hall


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

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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).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780136094975
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
09/17/2008
Series:
Agribooks the Pearson Custom Publishing Program for Agriculture Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
864
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: THE PLACE OF ANIMALS AND ANIMAL SCIENCE IN THE LIVES OF HUMANS

1. Introduction to Animal Science

2. The Value of Animals to Mankind

3. Factors Affecting World Agricultural Structure

4. Worldwide Systems of Agricultural Production

PART II: THE BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES OF ANIMAL SCIENCE

5. Introduction to Nutrition

6. The Gastrointestinal Tract and Nutrition

7. Feedstuffs Classification

8. Genetics

9. Animal Breeding

10. Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering

11. Animal Reproduction

12. Lactation

13. Animal Behavior

14. Animal Health

PART III: THE ANIMAL INDUSTRIES

15. Vertical Integration Comparison: Beef, Pork and Poultry

16. Beef Cattle

17. Dairy Cattle

18. Poultry

19. Swine

20. Sheep and Goats

21. Horses

22. Aquaculture

23. Pet and Companion Animals

24. Lamoids

25. Rabbits

PART IV: ANIMALS AND SOCIETY

26. Careers and Career Preparation in Animal Science

27. Animals as Consumers of Grain: Asset or Liability?

28. Food Safety and Consumer Concers

29. Animal Welfare and Animal Rights

30. Animals in Sustainable Agriculture

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