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Animal sciences : the biology, care, and production of domestic animals

Author: John R Campbell; M Douglas Kenealy; Karen L Campbell
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Provides an introduction to the biology, care, and production of domestic animals and freshwater fish raised to provide food, as well as companionship and recreation for billions of humans around the  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John R Campbell; M Douglas Kenealy; Karen L Campbell
ISBN: 0073661759 9780073661759
OCLC Number: 47901479
Notes: Revised edition of: Science of animals that serve humanity / John R. Campbell, John F. Lasley. 3rd. ed. c1985.
Description: xii, 510 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: 1 Animal Agriculture --
2 Breeds and Life Cycles of Livestock and Poultry --
3 Animal Products --
4 Companion Animals --
5 Horses --
6 Aquaculture --
7 State of Being of Domestic Animals --
8 Fundamental Principles of Genetics --
9 Principles of Selecting and Mating Farm Animals --
10 Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals --
11 The Application of Endocrinology to Selected Animals and Humans --
12 The Physiology of Growth and Senescence --
13 Anatomy and Physiology of Reproduction and Related Technologies in Farm Mammals --
14 Artificial Insemination --
15 Physiology of Lactation --
16 Physiology of Egg Laying --
17 Ecology and Environmental Physiology --
18 Principles of Nutrition: Plant and Animal Composition --
19 The Physiology of Digestion in Nutrition --
20 The Nutritional Application of Vitamins to Human and Animal Health --
21 The Nutritional Contributions of Minerals to Humans and Animals --
22 Animal Disease and the Health of Humans --
23 Selected Insects and Parasites of Significance to Humans and Animals --
24 Ethology and Animal Behavior --
Appendix A: Common Terms or Names Applied to Selected Farm Animals --
Appendix B: Convenient Conversion Data --
Appendix C: Tables of Weights and Measures --
Appendix D: Agricultural Colleges and Experiment Stations in the United States and Its Territories --
Appendix E: Alphabetical List of Elements and Symbols.
Responsibility: John R. Campbell, M. Douglas Kenealy, Karen L. Campbell.
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