Modern Livestock and Poultry Production

Modern Livestock and Poultry Production

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This comprehensive book covers all types of farm animals and provides detailed information on each species. Specifics include information on the characteristics of the industry, the breeds, selection of breeding stock, feeding and management of the species, diseases and parasites common to the species, and marketing principles. Such current issues as animal rights and animal welfare, food safety, environmental issues, and biotechnology are explored.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 1026 pages
  • 208 x 232 x 44mm | 1,959.54g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • 0766816079
  • 9780766816077
  • 1,815,461

Table of contents

The Livestock Industry. Feeding and Nutrition. Animal Breeding. Beef Cattle. Swine. Sheep and Goats. Horses. Poultry. Dairy. Rabbits. Alternative Animals. Glossary. Appendix.
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