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The Welfare of Cattle

1st Edition

Terry Engle, Donald J. Klingborg, DVM, Bernard E. Rollin
October 18, 2018

The Welfare of Cattle offers an accurate, detailed account of the ethical and welfare concerns related to the human use of cattle. There is currently no significant book dealing with the welfare of cows, animals often seen as archetypal paradigms of 'farm animals'....

Forage Crops of the World, Volume I: Major Forage Crops

1st Edition

Md. Hedayetullah, Parveen Zaman
September 21, 2018

This new book, the first of two volumes on forage crops grown throughout the world, discusses the importance of fodder production of the major fodder crops for animals. It focuses on the 17 major forage crops, both non-leguminous perennial forages and leguminous forages. It discusses crop...

Forage Crops of the World, Volume II: Minor Forage Crops

1st Edition

Md. Hedayetullah, Parveen Zaman
September 21, 2018

This book, the second of two volumes, discusses the importance of fodder production of the minor fodder crops for animals. It focuses on 25 minor forage crops, including non-leguminous perennial forages, leguminous forages, and non-graminaceous forages. It discusses crop production methodology and...

Handbook of Halal Food Production

1st Edition

Mian N. Riaz, Muhammad M. Chaudry
September 04, 2018

Until now, books addressing Halal issues have focused on helping Muslim consumers decide what to eat and what to avoid among products currently on the market. There was no resource that the food industry could refer to that provided the guidelines necessary to meet the Halal requirements of Muslim...

Forage Crops of the World, 2-volume set: Volume I: Major Forage Crops; Volume II: Minor Forage Crops

1st Edition

Md. Hedayetullah, Parveen Zaman
August 15, 2018

This new 2-volume set discusses the importance of fodder production of the minor fodder crops for animals. The volumes focuses on fodder production for forage crops, cover 17 major forage crops and 25 minor forage crops. The volumes discuss crop production methodology and agronomic management in a...

Air Quality and Livestock Farming

1st Edition

Thomas Banhazi, Andres Aland, Jörg Hartung
June 07, 2018

Air quality has a direct influence on health, welfare and production performance of livestock as the high concentrations of noxious gases, dust and airborne microorganisms are likely to reduce production efficiency and the general welfare of farm animals. Long term exposure to particulates in...

Principles of Animal Nutrition

1st Edition

Guoyao Wu
December 01, 2017

Animals are biological transformers of dietary matter and energy to produce high-quality foods and wools for human consumption and use. Mammals, birds, fish, and shrimp require nutrients to survive, grow, develop, and reproduce. As an interesting, dynamic, and challenging discipline in biological...

Advanced Technologies for Meat Processing

2nd Edition

Fidel Toldrá, Leo M. L. Nollet
October 05, 2017

As with the first edition, the main goal of Advanced Technologies for Meat Processing is to provide the reader with recent developments in new advanced technologies for the full meat- processing chain. This book is written by distinguished international contributors with recognized expertise and...

Non-Traditional Feeds for Use in Swine Production (1992)

1st Edition

Phillip A Thacker, Roy N Kirkwood
September 28, 2017

Feed represents the single greatest expense associated with bringing pigs to market weight. Therefore, if you can reduce the cost of feeding without detriment to pig performance, the economics of swine production will improve. The ingredient list for swine rations has become fairly limited, and the...

Biology of Domestic Animals

1st Edition

Colin G. Scanes, Rodney A. Hill
August 17, 2017

There is increasing interest in the biology of domestic animals ranging from genomics, transcriptomics, metabolomics, nutritional physiology, and systems biology. This book touches on all of these, with a particular focus on topics such as domestic animals as comparative models to humans, molecular...

The Extended Specimen: Emerging Frontiers in Collections-Based Ornithological Research

1st Edition

Michael S. Webster
August 01, 2017

The Extended Specimen highlights the research potential for ornithological specimens, and is meant to encourage ornithologists poised to initiate a renaissance in collections-based ornithological research. Contributors illustrate how collections and specimens are used in novel ways by adopting...

Halophytic and Salt-Tolerant Feedstuffs: Impacts on Nutrition, Physiology and Reproduction of Livestock

1st Edition

Hassan M. El Shaer, Victor Roy Squires
December 18, 2015

Naturally occurring salt tolerant and halophytic plants (trees, shrubs, grasses, and forbs) have always been utilized by livestock as a supplement or drought reserve. Salt tolerant forage and fodder crops are now being planted over wide areas. Increasingly, large-scale production of fodder on...

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