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Introduction to Animal Science

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By: Wilson G Pond(Author), Kevin R Pond(Author)
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Introduction to Animal Science
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  • Introduction to Animal Science ISBN: 9780471170945 Hardback Feb 2000 Usually dispatched within 4 days
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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.

Contents

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
Stewardship
* 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
Appendix

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Textbook
By: Wilson G Pond(Author), Kevin R Pond(Author)
736 pages, Figs, tabs
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"[...] 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

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