Introduction to Animal Science: Global, Biological, Social, and Industry Perspectives / Edition 2by W. Stephen Damron
Pub. Date: 05/20/2002
Unique in focus and cutting-edge in content, this lavishly illustrated introduction to animal science covers the full range of topicstraditional and non-traditionalthat reflect the way agriculture is changing today. By exploring animal science from a variety of integrated perspectivesbiological, species, industry, society, and globalit reveals the dynamic nature of animal science and the many ways in which it is a piece of a much larger whole of agriculture and agriculture within society (e.g., how animals fit into all of society and how animals contribute to the well-being of man from a worldwide perspective). The Value of Animals to Mankind. Factors Affecting World Agricultural Structure. Worldwide Systems of Agricultural Production. Introduction to Nutrition. The Gastrointestinal Tract and Nutrition. Feedstuffs Classification. Genetics. Animal Breeding. Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering. Animal Reproduction. Lactation. Animal Behavior. Animal Health. Vertical Integration: Beef, Pork and Poultry. Beef Cattle. Dairy Cattle. Poultry. Swine. Sheep and Goats. Horses. Aquaculture. Pet and Companion Animals. Llamoids. Rabbits. Careers and Career Preparation in Animal Science. Animals as Consumers of Grain: Asset or Liability? Food Safety and Consumer Concerns. Animal Welfare and Animal Rights. Animals in Sustainable Agriculture.
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- Older Edition
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- 8.20(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.49(d)
Table of Contents
I. THE PLACE OF ANIMALS AND ANIMAL SCIENCE IN THE LIVES OF HUMANS.
2. The Value of Animals to Mankind.
3. Factors Affecting World Agricultural Structure.
4. Worldwide Systems of Agricultural Production.
II. THE BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES OF ANIMAL SCIENCE.
6. The Gastrointestinal Tract and Nutrition.
7. Feedstuffs Classification.
9. Animal Breeding.
10. Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering.
11. Animal Reproduction.
13. Animal Behavior.
14. Animal Health.
III. THE ANIMAL INDUSTRIES.
16. Beef Cattle.
17. Dairy Cattle.
20. Sheep and Goats.
23. Pet and Companion Animals.
IV. ANIMALS AND SOCIETY.
27. Animals as Consumers of Grain: Asset or Liability?
28. Food Safety and Consumer Concerns.
29. Animal Welfare and Animal Rights.
30. Animals in Sustainable Agriculture.
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