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Nutrient Management of Food Animals to Enhance and Protect the Environment

1st Edition

E.T. Kornegay
May 22, 1996

Nutrient management is an important aspect of feeding livestock and poultry. Today, there is more attention directed toward this issue in animal production than ever before. The heightened awareness of the environmental impacts associated with animal production has caused animal nutritionists to...

Poultry Products Technology: Third Edition

1st Edition

Vivian E Mountney, Carmen Parkhurst
November 03, 1995

Now in its third edition, this classic volume characterizes the science and technology of the poultry industry today, defines the breadth and scope of the overall problems in the industry, and points out areas where more research is needed. With special attention to recent changes in the industry,...

Cytokines in Animal Health and Disease

1st Edition

Michael J. Myers
June 09, 1995

This work offers comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of cytokine biology in veterinary and agricultural species, describing the role of cytokines in physiological and pathological processes. It addresses recent advances and new information on the function of cytokines in reproduction, detoxification...

Structure and Development of Meat Animals and Poultry

1st Edition

H. J. Swatland
June 25, 1994

An updated (and re-titled) edition of a major text, Structure and Development of Meat Animals and Poultry serves the information needs of meat science and animal production professionals and meat industry personnel. The book is well illustrated with more than 250 line drawings and photographs....

Principles of Protein Nutrition of Ruminants

1st Edition

J. Malcolm Asplund
March 14, 1994

Principles of Protein Nutrition of Ruminants is a cutting-edge examination of the current state of knowledge in this important field. It explores current techniques and concepts, pointing out limitations to these techniques and introducing ideas and criticisms that will be useful in developing new...

Factors Affecting Calf Crop

1st Edition

Michael J. Fields, Robert S. Sand
November 23, 1993

Factors Affecting Calf Crop summarizes the latest information available from leading cattle physiologists and geneticists regarding factors known to influence the production of live calves at weaning. You get practical information on management techniques for improving reproduction efficiency in...

Mammalian Neuroendocrinology

1st Edition

Paul V. Malven
January 12, 1993

Mammalian Neuroendocrinology presents a concise examination of how the nervous and endocrine systems interact to regulate physiological processes. Selected experimental results are presented to illustrate the current understanding of neuroendocrine processes. Neural influences and endocrine...

Manipulation of the Avian Genome

1st Edition

Robert J. Etches, Ann M. Gibbins
November 24, 1992

Many genes have been cloned from chicken cells, and during the next decade numerous laboratories will be concentrating their resources in developing ways of using these tools. Manipulation of the Avian Genome contains the most recent information from leading research laboratories in the areas of...

Structure and Function of Domestic Animals

1st Edition

W. Bruce Currie
July 07, 1992

Structure and Function of Domestic Animals provides a solid introduction to the functional anatomy of domestic animals. The author covers general principles, phenomena, and mechanisms and then supports this information by providing concrete examples, giving you a working understanding of the...