ISBN13:978-0130449979 ISBN10: 0130449970 Edition/Copyright:2ND 03 Cover: Publisher:Prentice Hall, Inc. Year Published: 2003 International: No
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Damron, W. Stephen : Oklahoma State University
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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.
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