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Introduction to Animal Science

Introduction to Animal Science - 5th edition

Introduction to Animal Science - 5th edition

ISBN13: 9780132623896

ISBN10: 0132623897

Introduction to Animal Science by W. Stephen Damron - ISBN 9780132623896
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 5TH 13
Copyright: 2013
Publisher: Pearson
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Introduction to Animal Science by W. Stephen Damron - ISBN 9780132623896

ISBN13: 9780132623896

ISBN10: 0132623897

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 5TH 13
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Summary

Introduction to Animal Science: Global, Biological, Social, and Industry Perspectives, Fifth Edition,features the most comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of the traditional disciplines that are so essential to a solid foundation in Animal Science: nutrition, digestion, feeds, genetics, reproduction, disease, and animal behavior. The text's comprehensive,non-traditionalapproach introduces the discipline as an ever-changing, integral part of every aspect of human existence. Author W. Stephen Damron not only presents thorough coverage of the major species and their respective concerns, he challenges you to consider the many pressing interests relevant to Animal Science as it influences and is influenced by society today.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

PART ONE The Place of Animals and Animal Science in the Lives of Humans 1. Introduction to the Animal Sciences 2. The Value of Animals to Humanity 3. Factors Affecting World Agricultural Structure 4. Worldwide Systems of Agricultural Production PART TWO 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 PART THREE The Animal Industries 15. Market Coordination in the Beef, Pork, and Poultry Industries 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 PART FOUR Animals and Society 26. Careers and Career Preparation in the Animal Sciences 27. Food Safety and Consumer Concerns 28. Animal Welfare and Animal Rights 29. Animals in Sustainable Agriculture Glossary Index