Animal Science and Industry (7th Edition)
- Publish Date: 2004-05-30
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Merle Cunningham;Duane Acker;Mickey LaTour
Now in its seventh edition, Animal Science and Industry remains an outstanding, easy to read introduction to the principles of animal science as well as the industry of animal production and management. It provides comprehensive coverage vital to the proper care and well-being of animals, including animal nutrition and digestion, environment, health, behavior, reproduction, lactation, and genetics/breeding. Also included are all aspects of specific production and management practices-as well as concepts in the marketing of animals and the processing of their products-as these aspects relate to beef, dairy, horse, poultry, sheep, swine, and aquaculture industries. Global trends in animal product consumption, to feed manufacturing, the ruminant digestive system, nutrition and feedlot management, farm animal reproduction, genes and chromosomes, the importance of milk production in different species, growth and development, marketing meat animals, the merchandising and promotion of wool, the business of producing eggs, and much more. For those in farm and animal production enterprises.