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Contemporary Issues in Animal Agriculture

Contemporary Issues in Animal Agriculture - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0131125865

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ISBN13: 978-0131125865
ISBN10: 0131125869
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 04
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2004
International: No
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Contemporary Issues in Animal Agriculture - 3RD 04 edition

ISBN13: 978-0131125865

Peter R. Cheeke

ISBN13: 978-0131125865
ISBN10: 0131125869
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 04
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2004
International: No
Summary

This book, previously titled Impacts of Livestock Production, objectively deals with a number of important issues that are affecting livestock production and the public perception of animal production on a global basis. Some of these issues include consumption of animal products and human health, global warming, biotechnology and animal rights. The volume examines domestication of animals and their contributions to human welfare, animal products in the human diet, principles of animal nutrition and the scientific feeding of livestock, feed additives and growth promotants in animal production, environmental concerns involving livestock production, livestock grazing and rangelands issues, industrialization and globalization of animal agriculture, food quality and safety issues, bioethics, animal welfare, animal rights, and biotechnology issues, and livestock integration into sustainable resource utilization. For anyone involved with animal and poultry science.

Table of Contents

1. Domestication of Animals and Their Contributions to Human Welfare.
2. Animal Products in the Human Diet.
3. Feed vs. Food: Do Livestock Compete with Humans for Food Resources.
4. Principles of Animal Nutrition and the Scientific Feeding of Livestock.
5. Feed Additives and Growth Promotants in Animal Production.
6. Environmental Concerns Involving Livestock Production.
7. Livestock Grazing and Rangelands Issues.
8. Industrialization and Globalization of Animal Agriculture.
9. Food Quality and Safety Issues.
10. Bioethics, Animal Welfare, Animal Rights, and Biotechnology Issues.
11. Livestock Integration Into Sustainable Resource Utilization.

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