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9780130449979

Introduction to Animal Science Global, Biological, Social, and Industry Perspectives

Introduction to Animal Science Global, Biological, Social, and Industry Perspectives
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  • ISBN-13: 9780130449979
  • ISBN: 0130449970
  • Edition: 2
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR

AUTHOR

Damron, W. Stephen

SUMMARY

I. THE PLACE OF ANIMALS AND ANIMAL SCIENCE IN THE LIVES OF HUMANS. 1. Introduction to the Animal Sciences. 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. 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. 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. IV. ANIMALS AND SOCIETY. 26. Careers and Career Preparation in the Animal Sciences. 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. Glossary. Index.Damron, W. Stephen is the author of 'Introduction to Animal Science Global, Biological, Social, and Industry Perspectives', published 2002 under ISBN 9780130449979 and ISBN 0130449970.

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