ISBN-10:
0135111560
ISBN-13:
9780135111567
Pub. Date:
01/18/2011
Publisher:
Pearson
Scientific Farm Animal Production, Student Value Edition / Edition 10

Scientific Farm Animal Production, Student Value Edition / Edition 10

by Robert E. Taylor, Tom G. Field

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ISBN-13: 9780135111567
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 01/18/2011
Pages: 672
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Animal Contribution to Human Needs

2. Overview of the Livestock and Poultry Industries

3. Red Meat Products

4. Poultry and Egg Products

5. Milk and Milk Products

6. Wool and Mohair

7. By-Products of Meat Animals

8. Market Classes and Grades of Livestock, Poultry, and Eggs

9. Visual Evaluation of Market Animals

10. Reproduction

11. Artificial Insemination, Estrous Synchronization, and Embryo Transfer

12. Genetics

13. Genetic Change through Selection

14. Mating Systems

15. Nutrients and Their Functions

16. Digestion and Absorption of Feed

17. Providing Nutrients for Body Functions

18. Growth and Development

19. Lactation

20. Adaptation to the Environment

21. Animal Health

22. Animal Behavior

23. Issues in Animal Agriculture

24. Beef Cattle Breeds and Breeding

25. Feeding and Managing Beef Cattle

26. Dairy Cattle Breeds and Breeding

27. Feeding and Managing Dairy Cattle

28. Swine Breeds and Breeding

29. Feeding and Managing Swine

30. Sheep and Goat Breeds and Breeding

31. Feeding and Managing Sheep and Goats

32. Horse Breeds and Breeding

33. Feeding and Managing Horses

34. Poultry Breeding, Feeding, and Management

35. Aquaculture

Glossary

Index

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