Scientific Farm Animal Production

Scientific Farm Animal Production

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For freshman-level introductory Animal Science courses, including Livestock Management. The eighth edition of this highly-acclaimed, best-selling text gives an overview of the biological principles applicable to the Animal Sciences, with chapters on reproduction, genetics, nutrition, lactation, consumer products, and more. It covers the breeding, feeding, and management of beef cattle, dairy cattle, horses, sheep, swine, poultry, goats, and aquaculture. It highlights the significant biological principles, scientific relationships, and management practices in a condensed but informative manner. Basic and sufficiently simple for the urban student with limited livestock experience, Scientific Farm Animal Production is still challenging for the student who has a livestock production background.This text continues to show the importance of management, science, and public policy in making long-term decisions on consumer focus and quality assurance in meeting food demands.

Title:Scientific Farm Animal Production
Author:Robert Ellis Taylor, Thomas Gordon Field
Publisher:Prentice Hall - 2004


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