Animal Science and Industry

Animal Science and Industry

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This balanced presentation (understandable to both major and non-major students) provides a survey of the total animal industry-- from the bases for genetic improvement, to meat, milk, egg, and wool processing and utilization--and will help students develop an awareness that successful animal production ventures are the result of astute and timely application of business principles.show more

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  • Hardback | 704 pages
  • 183 x 242 x 38mm | 1,205g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 4th edition
  • 0130374334
  • 9780130374332

Table of contents

1. Animal Agriculture. 2. The Animal Industry. 3. Nutrients and Their Sources. 4. The Digestive and Metabolic Systems. 5. Nutrition of Nonruminants. 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. 12. Animal Health. 13. Animal Behavior. 14. The Physiology of Reproduction. 15. Management Regime and Reproduction 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. Market Classes and Grades. 25. Processing Meat Animals. 26. Meat as a Product. 27. Wool and Mohair. 28. The Business of Producing Pork. 29. The Cow Herd and Ewe Flock. 30. The Business of Dairying. 31. Evaluation and Selection for Milk Production. 32. Milk Handling and Marketing. 33. The Business of Producing Eggs. 34. The Egg as a Product. 35. The Business of Poultry Meat Production. 36. Horses and Ponies.show more

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