Animal Science & Industry (8th Revised edition)

Animal Science & Industry (8th Revised edition)

By: Mickey A. Latour (author), Merle Cunningham (author), Duane Acker (author)Hardback

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Animal Science and Industry, Eight Edition, remains an outstanding, easy-to-read introduction to the principles of animal science as well as the industry of animal production and management. It provides comprehensive coverage vital to the proper care and well-being of animals, including animal nutrition and digestion, environment, health, behavior, reproduction, lactation, and genetics/breeding. Also included are all aspects of specific production and management practices� as well as concepts in the marketing of animals and the processing of their products� as they relate to beef, dairy, horse, poultry, sheep, swine, and aquaculture industries.

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Contents

1. Animal Agriculture. 2. The Animal Industry. 3. Nutrients and Their Sources. 4. The Digestive and Metabolic Systems. 5. Nutrition of Non-ruminants. 6. Nutrition of Ruminants. 7. Nutrition of Horses and Ponies. 8. Evaluation of Feeder Animals. 9. Animal Growth and Carcass Composition. 10. The Feeding Enterprise. 11. Animal Environment and Adaptation. 12. Animal Health. 13. Animal Behavior. 14. Physiology of Reproduction. 15. Management Regime and Reproductive Efficiency. 16. Lactation. 17. Genetics. 18. Heritability and Genetic Improvement. 19. Evaluation of Breeding Animals. 20. Mating Systems. 21. Breeds. 22. Marketing Meat Animals. 23. Evaluating Slaughter Animals. 24. Live Animal Market Classes and Grades. 25. Processing Meat Animals. 26. Meat as a Food. 27. Wool and Mohair. 28. The Business of Producing Pork. 29. The Cow Herd and Ewe Flock. 30. The Business of Dairying. 31. Milk Handling and Marketing. 32. Horses and Ponies. 33. The Business of Producing Eggs. 34. The Egg as a Product. 35. The Business of Commercial Poultry Meat Production. 36. Aquaculture. 37. Companion Animals. Appendix A: Grade Photos. Appendix B: Illustration of Animal Parts and Terms. Glossary.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/01/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780135025277
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 800
  • ID: 9780135025277
  • ISBN10: 0135025273
  • edition: 8th Revised edition

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