Ship-Ship-Hooray! Free Shipping on $25+ Details >
Introduction to Animal Science : Global, Biological, Social, and Industry Perspectives

Introduction to Animal Science : Global, Biological, Social, and Industry Perspectives - 2nd edition

Introduction to Animal Science : Global, Biological, Social, and Industry Perspectives - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780130449979

ISBN10: 0130449970

Introduction to Animal Science : Global, Biological, Social, and Industry Perspectives by W. Stephen Damron - ISBN 9780130449979
Edition: 2ND 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2003
International: No
Introduction to Animal Science : Global, Biological, Social, and Industry Perspectives by W. Stephen Damron - ISBN 9780130449979

ISBN13: 9780130449979

ISBN10: 0130449970

Edition: 2ND 03

Author Bio

Damron, W. Stephen : Oklahoma State University

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

I. THE PLACE OF ANIMALS AND ANIMAL SCIENCE IN THE LIVES OF HUMANS.

1. Introduction to the Animal Sciences.
2. The Value of Animals to Mankind.
3. Factors Affecting World Agricultural Structure.
4. Worldwide Systems of Agricultural Production.

II. THE BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES OF ANIMAL SCIENCE.

5. Introduction to Nutrition.
6. The Gastrointestinal Tract and Nutrition.
7. Feedstuffs Classification.
8. Genetics.
9. Animal Breeding.
10. Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering.
11. Animal Reproduction.
12. Lactation.
13. Animal Behavior.
14. Animal Health.


III. THE ANIMAL INDUSTRIES.

15. Vertical Integration: Beef, Pork and Poultry.
16. Beef Cattle.
17. Dairy Cattle.
18. Poultry.
19. Swine.
20. Sheep and Goats.
21. Horses.
22. Aquaculture.
23. Pet and Companion Animals.
24. Lamoids.
25. Rabbits.


IV. ANIMALS AND SOCIETY.

26. Careers and Career Preparation in Animal Science.
27. Animals as Consumers of Grain: Asset or Liability?
28. Food Safety and Consumer Concerns.
29. Animal Welfare and Animal Rights.
30. Animals in Sustainable Agriculture.
Glossary.
Index.