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Scientific Farm Animal Production

Scientific Farm Animal Production - 10th edition

ISBN13: 978-0135111499

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ISBN13: 978-0135111499
ISBN10: 0135111498
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 10TH 12
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2012
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Scientific Farm Animal Production - 10TH 12 edition

ISBN13: 978-0135111499

Robert W. Taylor

ISBN13: 978-0135111499
ISBN10: 0135111498
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 10TH 12
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2012
International: No
Summary

Scientific Farm Animal Production: an Introduction to Animal Science, Tenth Edition, offers students a comprehensive, science-based approach to managing livestock for food, fiber, and recreation. This best-selling text examines the biological principles, scientific relationships, and management practices of livestock production, providing students the context and foundation upon which they can determine their academic and career focus. Updated with new figures, color photos, and current demographic data, the tenth edition is the best reference and resource available to teachers and students at the introductory level in animal sciences.

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Table of Contents 1. Animal Contribution to Human Needs 2. Overview of the Livestock and Poultry Industries 3. Red Meat Products 4. Poultry and Egg Products 5. Milk and Milk Products 6. Wool and Mohair 7. By-Products of Meat Animals 8. Market Classes and Grades of Livestock, Poultry, and Eggs 9. Visual Evaluation of Market Animals 10. Reproduction 11. Artificial Insemination, Estrous Synchronization, and Embryo Transfer 12. Genetics 13. Genetic Change through Selection 14. Mating Systems 15. Nutrients and Their Functions 16. Digestion and Absorption of Feed 17. Providing Nutrients for Body Functions 18. Growth and Development 19. Lactation 20. Adaptation to the Environment 21. Animal Health 22. Animal Behavior 23. Issues in Animal Agriculture 24. Beef Cattle Breeds and Breeding 25. Feeding and Managing Beef Cattle 26. Dairy Cattle Breeds and Breeding 27. Feeding and Managing Dairy Cattle 28. Swine Breeds and Breeding 29. Feeding and Managing Swine 30. Sheep and Goat Breeds and Breeding 31. Feeding and Managing Sheep and Goats 32. Horse Breeds and Breeding 33. Feeding and Managing Horses 34. Poultry Breeding, Feeding, and Management 35. Aquaculture Glossary Index

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