Applied animal endocrinology (2nd Revised edition)

Applied animal endocrinology (2nd Revised edition)

By: E.J. Squires (author)Paperback

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This textbook explains the role of hormones in improving and monitoring the production, performance, reproduction, behaviour and health of animals. With its focus on livestock animals: cattle, pigs, sheep and horses as well as poultry and fish; the book uses an integrative approach to cover endocrine concepts across species. This updated edition is expanded to include new topics in each section, with updated references, revised study questions and an expanded subject index.

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1. Hormone and Receptor Structure and Function; 2. Endocrine Methodologies; 3. Manipulation of Growth and Carcass Composition; 4. Endocrine Effects on Animal Products; 5. Endocrine Manipulation of Reproduction; 6. Effects on Animal Behaviour, Health and Welfare.

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  • publication date: 17/11/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781845936631
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 312
  • ID: 9781845936631
  • weight: 860
  • ISBN10: 1845936639
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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