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Introduction to Animal Science


By: Wilson G Pond (Author), Kevin R Pond (Author)

736 pages, Figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Feb 2000 | #109478 | ISBN: 0471170941
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NHBS Price: £169.00 $206/€189 approx

About this book

Pond is for the mainstream introduction to animal science taught in every university that has a school of agriculture or animal science department. The result of years of teaching, the book provides students with a comprehensive and balanced overview of animal agriculture in contemporary society, taking into account the needs of students with highly varied cultural backgrounds and educational objectives.

"[...] useful to any technologist or student seeking a deeper insight into the science and effort of producing animal products."
- Food Science & Technology Today, Vol 14/3, 2000


Animals In Society
* Food Production
* Domestic Animals
* Animal Agriculture in the U.S. and World
Biological Principles of Animal Production
* Reproduction
* Lactation
* Genetics
* Growth
* Nutrition and Feeding
* Animal Husbandry: Fulfilling Animal Needs
* Animal State-of-Being
* New and Emerging Issues
Animal Industries
* Live Animal Evaluation: Beef Cattle, Sheep and Swine
* Dairy Cattle
* Beef Cattle
* Poultry and Egg Production
* Horses and the Horse Industry
* Swine
* Sheep and Goats
* Aquatic Animals
* Cats and Dogs
* Other Animals, Other Uses, Other Opportunities
Animal Products
* Meat and Meat Products
* Milk and Milk Products
* Poultry and Poultry Products
* Aquaculture Products
* Wool, Mohair, and Other Animal Fibers
The Future
* Animals and Society in the 21st Century

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