Bioclimatology and the Adaptation of Livestock

Bioclimatology and the Adaptation of Livestock

by Harold David Johnson

Hardcover

$222.50

Temporarily Out of Stock Online

Eligible for FREE SHIPPING

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780444426901
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 11/28/1987
Series: World Animal Science Series
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 8.66(w) x 11.42(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Climate, Bioclimate and Animals. Bioclimates and Livestock (H.D. Johnson). Principles of Bioclimatology and Adaptation (M.K. Yousef). Part II. Bioclimate Effects on Growth, Reproduction and Milk Production of Livestock. Bioclimate Effects on Growth, Reproduction and Milk Production (H.D. Johnson). Pre- and Post-weaning Growth of Different Breeds of Beef Cattle in the Tropics (J.E. Vercoe, J.E. Frisch). Reproduction of Dairy Cattle in Humid Tropical Environments (H. Román-Ponce). Lactation of Dairy Cattle in Humid Tropical Environments (H. Román-Ponce). Part III. Hot Bioclimates and Selected Livestock Species and Breeds. Special Cattle Groups in the Tropics (J. De Alba). Water Buffalo (P. Loypetjra et al.). Wild and Domestic Ungulates (M.H. Butterworth). N'Dama and Fulani Cattle (S.F. Amakiri, S.K. Onwuka). Goats (C. Devendra). Sheep (J.J. Hernández Ledezma). Swine. Effects of the Tropical Climate on the Physiology and Productivity of the Pig (J. Steinbach). Poultry (M.A. Elaroussi). IV. Cold Bioclimates and Selected Livestock Species and Breeds. Adaptations of Ungulates Evolved in Cold Environments (M.K. Yousef). 16. Sheep (J. Slee). Swine (M.W.A. Verstegen). Poultry and Birds (M. van Kampen). List of Contributors. Subject Index.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews