Introduction to Animal Science / Edition 1

Introduction to Animal Science / Edition 1

by Wilson G. Pond, Kevin R. Pond, Pond
     
 

A comprehensive and balanced overview of animal agriculture in contemporary society! It develops the principles of animal biology as a science within the context of life-cycle production of animals for economic and biologic efficiency. Individual chapters describe and analyze particular animal industries such as dairy cattle, poultry, aquatic animals, etc. The book

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A comprehensive and balanced overview of animal agriculture in contemporary society! It develops the principles of animal biology as a science within the context of life-cycle production of animals for economic and biologic efficiency. Individual chapters describe and analyze particular animal industries such as dairy cattle, poultry, aquatic animals, etc. The book also discusses a wide variety of animal products.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471170945
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/01/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
736
Product dimensions:
7.68(w) x 9.55(h) x 1.28(d)

Table of Contents

Animals In Society

• Food Production

• Domestic Animals

• Animal Agriculture in the U.S. and World
Biological Principles of Animal Production

• Reproduction

• Lactation

• Genetics

• Growth

• Nutrition and Feeding
Stewardship

• Animal Husbandry: Fulfilling Animal Needs

• Animal State-of-Being

• New and Emerging Issues
Animal Industries

• Live Animal Evaluation: Beef Cattle, Sheep and Swine

• Dairy Cattle

• Beef Cattle

• Poultry and Egg Production

• Horses and the Horse Industry

• Swine

• Sheep and Goats

• Aquatic Animals

• Cats and Dogs

• Other Animals, Other Uses, Other Opportunities
Animal Products

• Meat and Meat Products

• Milk and Milk Products

• Poultry and Poultry Products

• Aquaculture Products

• Wool, Mohair, and Other Animal Fibers
The Future

• Animals and Society in the 21st Century
Appendix

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