Encyclopedia of animal science / edited by Wilson G. Pond, Alan W. Bell.

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  • Animal science.
Published
  • New York : Marcel Dekker 2005
Physical description
xxi, 926 p. : ill.
ISBN
  • 9780203997086
  • 9780824754969
  • 0824754964
  • 0824747968
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic resource. Abingdon : Taylor & Francis, 2013.
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Contents
  • Adaptation and Stress: Animal State of Being. p. 1.
  • Adaptation and Stress: Neuroendocrine, Physiological, and Behavioral Responses. p. 5.
  • Amino Acids: Metabolism and Functions. p. 9.
  • Angora Goats: Production and Management. p. 13.
  • Animal Agriculture and Social Ethics for Animals. p. 16.
  • Animal By-Products: Biological and Industrial Products. p. 19.
  • Animal Handling-Behavior. p. 22.
  • Animal Health:Diagnostics. p. 25.
  • Animal Source Food: Nutritional Value. p. 30.
  • Animal Source Food: Quality and Safety-Meat and Poultry. p. 33.
  • Animal Source Food: Quality and Safety-Milk and Eggs. p. 36.
  • Antibiotics: Microbial Resistance. p. 39.
  • Antibiotics: Subtherapeutic Levels. p. 42.
  • Antimicrobial Use in Food Animals: Potential Alternatives. p. 45.
  • Aquaculture: Production, Processing, Marketing. p. 48.
  • Aquatic Animals: Fishes-Major. p. 52.
  • Aquatic Animals: Fishes-Minor. p. 55.
  • Beef: Carcass Composition and Quality. p. 58.
  • Beef Cattle Management: Crossbreeding. p. 61.
  • Beef Cattle Management: Extensive. p. 65.
  • Beef Cattle Management: Intensive. p. 68.
  • Beef Cattle: Behavior Management and Well-Being. p. 71.
  • Beef Cattle: Breeds and Genetics. p. 74.
  • Beef Cattle: Housing. p. 77.
  • Beef Cattle: Marketing. p. 81.
  • Beef Cattle: Nutritional Management. p. 85.
  • Beef Cattle: Reproduction Management. p. 88.
  • Behavior: Aberrant. p. 91.
  • Behavior: Feeding. p. 94.
  • Behavior: Maternal. p. 97.
  • Behavior: Reproductive. p. 101.
  • Beta Adrenergic Agonists. p. 104.
  • Bioavailability: Amino Acids. p. 108.
  • Bioavailability: Energy. p. 111.
  • Bioavailability: Fat-Soluble Vitamins. p. 115.
  • Bioavailability: Mineral Elements. p. 117.
  • Bioavailability: Water-Soluble Vitamins. p. 120.
  • Biodiversity: Germplasm Banks. p. 124.
  • Biodiversity: Grazing Management. p. 127.
  • Biotechnology: Artificial Insemination. p. 130.
  • Biotechnology: Cloning Animals. p. 133.
  • Biotechnology: Embryo Technology for Cattle. p. 136.
  • Biotechnology: Genetically Modified Feeds. p. 139.
  • Biotechnology: Sexing Sperm. p. 143.
  • Biotechnology: Stem Cell and Germ Cell Technology. p. 146.
  • Biotechnology: Transgenic Animals. p. 149.
  • Biotechnology: Xenotransplantation. p. 152.
  • Body Composition: Breed and Species Effects. p. 155.
  • Body Composition: Chemical Analysis. p. 159.
  • Body Composition: Genetic Influence. p. 163.
  • Body Composition: Indirect Measurement. p. 166.
  • Body Composition: Linear Dimensions. p. 170.
  • Body Composition: Nutritional Influence. p. 174.
  • Body Composition: Technical Options for Change. p. 177.
  • By-Product Feeds: Animal Origin. p. 180.
  • By-Product Feeds: Plant Origin. p. 184.
  • Camelids. p. 187.
  • Carcass Composition and Quality: Genetic Influence. p. 191.
  • Carcass Composition and Quality: Postmortem. p. 195.
  • Channel Catfish. p. 198.
  • Chickens: Behavior Management and Well-Being. p. 202.
  • Chickens: Broiler Housing. p. 205.
  • Chickens: Broiler Nutrition Management. p. 208.
  • Chickens: Broiler Reproduction Management. p. 211.
  • Chickens: Layer Health Management. p. 215.
  • Chickens: Layer Housing. p. 219.
  • Chickens: Layer Nutrition Management. p. 222.
  • Chickens: Layer Reproduction Management. p. 225.
  • Colostrum. p. 229.
  • Competition for Land Use: Agricultural/Urban Interface. p. 232.
  • Conjugated Linoleic Acid. p. 235.
  • Contributions to Society: Biomedical Research Models. p. 239.
  • Contributions to Society: Companions and Pleasure. p. 242.
  • Contributions to Society: Conversion of Feed to Food. p. 245.
  • Contributions to Society: Draft and Transport. p. 248.
  • Contributions to Society: Improved Animal Source Foods. p. 251.
  • Contributions to Society: Manure-Fertilizer/Fuel, Developed Countries. p. 254.
  • Contributions to Society: Slaughter By-Products. p. 258.
  • Dairy Cattle: Behavior Management and State of Being. p. 261.
  • Dairy Cattle: Breeding and Genetics. p. 264.
  • Dairy Cattle: Health Management. p. 268.
  • Dairy Cattle: Nutrition Management. p. 272.
  • Dairy Cattle: Reproduction Management. p. 275.
  • Deer and EIk. p. 279.
  • Digesta Processing and Fermentation. p. 282.
  • Digestion and Absorption of Nutrients. p. 285.
  • Disease Resistance: Genetics. p. 288.
  • Diseases: Metabolic Disorders of Ruminants. p. 291.
  • Domestication of Animals. p. 294.
  • Ducks: Health Management. p. 297.
  • Ducks: Nutrition Management. p. 300.
  • Ecology and Environment: Issues. p. 303.
  • Egg Products: Retail, Catering and Food Service Products. p. 306.
  • Eggs: Marketing. p. 311.
  • Eggs: Pricing. p. 314.
  • Eggs: Processing, Inspection, and Grading. p. 317.
  • Egg Products: Industrial Egg Products. p. 320.
  • Eggs: Shell Egg Products. p. 325.
  • Embryo Transfer in Farm Animals. p. 329.
  • Environment: Accommodations for Animals. p. 332.
  • Environment: Effects on Animal Health. p. 335.
  • Environmental Pollutants. p. 338.
  • Estrous Cycle: Cattle, Sheep, Goat. p. 342.
  • Estrous Cycle: Mare, Sow. p. 345.
  • Estrus Synchronization: Cattle. p. 349.
  • Estrus Synchronization: Horses, Pigs, Sheep, and Goats. p. 353.
  • Farm Animal Welfare: Philosophical Aspects. p. 356.
  • Feed Quality: External Flow Markers. p. 359.
  • Feed Quality: Natural Plant Markers-Alkanes. p. 362.
  • Feed Quality: Natural Plant Markers-Indigestible Fiber. p. 365.
  • Feed Supplements: Antibiotics. p. 369.
  • Feed Supplements: Crystalline Vitamins. p. 372.
  • Feed Supplements: Enzymes, Probiotics, Yeasts. p. 376.
  • Feed Supplements: Mineral Salts. p. 379.
  • Feed Toxicants. p. 384.
  • Feedstuffs: High-Energy Sources. p. 387.
  • Feedstuffs: Nonconventional Energy Sources. p. 390.
  • Feedstuffs: Protein Sources. p. 393.
  • Female Reproduction: Anatomy and Physiology. p. 398.
  • Female Reproduction: Endocrine System. p. 404.
  • Female Reproduction: Maternal-Fetal Relationship. p. 408.
  • Fertilization. p. 411.
  • Fiber-Producing Animals. p. 414.
  • Forages: Grasses. p. 417.
  • Forages: Legumes. p. 421.
  • Forages: Shrubs and Forbs. p. 425.
  • Fur and Mink. p. 429.
  • Future of Animal Agriculture: Demand for Animal Products. p. 432.
  • Future of Animal Agriculture: Market Strategies. p. 436.
  • Future of Animal Agriculture: Urban/Rural Agriculture Ecosystems. p. 440.
  • GI Tract: Anatomical and Functional Comparisons. p. 445.
  • GI Tract: Animal/Microbial Symbiosis. p. 449.
  • Geese. p. 453.
  • Gene Action, Types of. p. 456.
  • Gene Mapping. p. 459.
  • Genetics: Mendelian. p. 463.
  • Genetics: Molecular. p. 466.
  • Genomics. p. 469.
  • Goat Meat: Carcass Composition/Quality. p. 472.
  • Goat Milk: Composition, Characteristics. p. 474.
  • Goat Milk Products: Quality, Composition, Processing, Marketing. p. 478.
  • Goats: Behavior, Stress, and Management. p. 482.
  • Goats: Breeding and Genetics. p. 486.
  • Goats: Breeds. p. 489.
  • Goats: Health Management. p. 492.
  • Goats: Nutrition Management. p. 496.
  • Grazing Practices, Soil Conservation. p. 499.
  • Growth and Development: Avian Embryos. p. 502.
  • Growth and Development: Cell Differentiation. p. 505.
  • Growth and Development: Mammalian Fetus. p. 510.
  • Growth and Development: Postnatal. p. 513.
  • Hormones: Anabolic Agents. p. 517.
  • Hormones: Protein. p. 520.
  • Hormones: Steroid. p. 523.
  • Horse: Nutrition Management. p. 528.
  • Horses: Behavior Management and Well-Being. p. 531.
  • Horses: Breeds/Breeding/Genetics. p. 534.
  • Horses: Reproduction Management. p. 536.
  • Immune System: Nutrition Effects. p. 541.
  • Immune System: Stress Effects. p. 544.
  • Immunity: Acquired. p. 548.
  • Immunity: Innate. p. 552.
  • Implantation. p. 555.
  • International Animal Germplasm Exchange. p. 559.
  • Lactation, Land Mammals, Species Comparisons. p. 562.
  • Lactation, Marine Mammals, Species Comparisons. p. 565.
  • Lamb: Carcass Composition and Quality. p. 568.
  • Lamb: International Marketing. p. 571.
  • Lamb: U.S. Marketing. p. 575.
  • Lipids. p. 578.
  • Livestock Breeds. p. 582.
  • Lower Digestive Tract Microbiology. p. 585.
  • Male Reproduction: Physiological Comparisons. p. 588.
  • Mammals: Carnivores. p. 591.
  • Mammals: Nonruminant Herbivores. p. 593.
  • Mammals: Omnivores. p. 597.
  • Mammals: Ruminants. p. 599.
  • Mammary Glands: Developmental Changes. p. 603.
  • Mathematical Models: Metabolism. p. 606.
  • Mathematical Models: Population Dynamics. p. 609.
  • Mathematical Models: Production Systems. p. 612.
  • Mating Systems. p. 615.
  • Meat Quality in Carcasses: Visual Appraisal. p. 619.
  • Meat Quality in Cattle: Live Evaluation. p. 622.
  • Milk Composition, Species Comparisons. p. 625.
  • Milk Synthesis. p. 629.
  • Milk Yield Differences. p. 632.
  • Mineral Elements: Macro. p. 635.
  • Mineral Elements: Micro (Trace). p. 638.
  • Mitosis and Meiosis. p. 642.
  • Mohair: Biology and Characteristics. p. 645.
  • Mohair: Production and Marketing. p. 649.
  • Molecular Biology: Animal. p. 653.
  • Molecular Biology: Microbial. p. 657.
  • Myostatin: Physiology and Applications. p. 661.
  • Nutrient Management: Diet Modification. p. 664.
  • Nutrient Management: Water Quality/Use. p. 667.
  • Nutrient Requirements: Carnivores. p. 670.
  • Nutrient Requirements: Nonruminant Herbivores. p. 674.
  • Nutrient Requirements: Ruminants. p. 678.
  • Omega-3 and -6 Fatty Acids. p. 681.
  • Ontogeny: Adipose Tissue. p. 684.
  • Ontogeny: Muscle. p. 688.
  • Ontogeny: Skeleton. p. 692.
  • Overall Contributions of Domestic Animals to Society. p. 696.
  • Pathogens in Animal Products: Major Biological Hazards. p. 698.
  • Pathogens in Animal Products: Sources and Control. p. 701.
  • Phytases. p. 704.
  • Placenta: Development. p. 708.
  • Placenta: Functions. p. 712.
  • Placenta: Types. p. 716.
  • Policy Issues: Local/State Land Use Regulation. p. 719.
  • Policy Issues: Rural/Urban Community Effects. p. 722.
  • Pork: Carcass Composition and Quality. p. 725.
  • Pork: Inspection/Processing/Marketing. p. 728.
  • Poultry Meat: Carcass Composition and Characteristics. p. 731.
  • Poultry Meat: Inspection/Grading. p. 735.
  • Poultry Meat: Processing. p. 740.
  • Poultry Production: Manure and Wastewater Management. p. 744.
  • Pregnancy: Maternal Response. p. 748.
  • Pregnancy: Recognition/Signaling. p. 751.
  • Probiotics. p. 754.
  • Proteins. p. 757.
  • Quantitative Trait Loci (QTL). p. 760.
  • Ratites: Biology, Housing, and Management. p. 763.
  • Ratites: Nutrition Management. p. 767.
  • Religious Foods: Jewish and Muslim Laws for Animal Slaughter/Welfare. p. 770.
  • Rumen Microbiology. p. 773.
  • Salmon. p. 777.
  • Selection: Marker Assisted. p. 781.
  • Selection: Traditional Methods. p. 784.
  • Sheep: Breeding/Genetics-Improving Meat Production. p. 787.
  • Sheep: Health Management. p. 791.
  • Sheep Milk and Milk Production: Processing and Marketing. p. 794.
  • Sheep Milk and Milk Products: Composition. p. 797.
  • Sheep: Nutrition Management. p. 800.
  • Sheep: Reproduction Management. p. 803.
  • Somatotropin. p. 806.
  • Spermatogenesis, Sperm Transport, and Semen. p. 810.
  • Superovulation. p. 814.
  • Swine: Behavior Management and Well-Being. p. 818.
  • Swine: Breeding and Genetics. p. 821.
  • Swine: Health Management. p. 824.
  • Swine: Product Marketing. p. 828.
  • Swine: Reproductive Management. p. 831.
  • Swine: Waste Management. p. 834.
  • Transgenic Animals: Improved Performance. p. 837.
  • Transgenic Animals: Modifying the Mitochondrial Genome. p. 840.
  • Transgenic Animals: Secreted Products. p. 843.
  • Turkeys: Behavior, Management, and Well-Being. p. 847.
  • Turkeys: Nutrition Management. p. 850.
  • Ultrasound Technology: Live Animal and Carcass Evaluation. p. 853.
  • Vitamin E-Selenium and Their Interrelationship. p. 856.
  • Vitamins-Fat Soluble. p. 859.
  • Vitamins-Water Soluble: Biotin, Choline, Niacin, and Ascorbic Acid. p. 862.
  • Vitamins-Water Soluble: Pantothenic Acid, Folic Acid, and B[subscript 12]. p. 865.
  • Vitamins-Water Soluble: Thiamin, Riboflavin, and B[subscript 6]. p. 868.
  • Water. p. 871.
  • Water Buffalo. p. 874.
  • Well-Being and Handling. p. 877.
  • Well-Being Assessment: Behavioral Indicators. p. 880.
  • Well-Being Assessment: Concepts and Definitions. p. 883.
  • Well-Being Assessment: Physiological Criteria. p. 887.
  • Wool: Biology and Production. p. 890.
  • Xenotransplantation: Biological Barrier. p. 894.
  • Yak. p. 898.
  • Zoo Animals. p. 901.
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