Summary: Animal Science is designed for post-secondary students in an introductory course in a department of animal science. The text is designed to prepare students majoring in animal science for more advanced and specialized courses. It also provides non-animal science majors a comprehensive overview of livestock production. Terminology is defined and an extensive glossary is provided. The text is extensively illustrated with photographs, line drawings, charts and ta ...show morebles to expand and illuminate the material. A section of color photographs may be used for breed identification. It is based on the most up-to-date information available and is applicable to all areas of the United States.