Contemporary Issues in Animal Agriculture (3rd Edition)

ISBN-13: 9780131125865

ISBN-10: 0131125869

Author: Peter R. Cheeke Professor Emeritus

Edition: 3

Publication date:
Paperback 464 pages
Biology, Agriculture
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Acknowledged author Peter R. Cheeke Professor Emeritus wrote Contemporary Issues in Animal Agriculture (3rd Edition) comprising 464 pages back in 2003. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0131125869 and 9780131125865. Since then Contemporary Issues in Animal Agriculture (3rd Edition) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $7.00 or rent at the marketplace.


This book, previously titled Impacts of Livestock Production, objectively deals with a number of important issues that are affecting livestock production and the public perception of animal production on a global basis. Some of these issues include consumption of animal products and human health, global warming, biotechnology and animal rights. The volume examines domestication of animals and their contributions to human welfare, animal products in the human diet, principles of animal nutrition and the scientific feeding of livestock, feed additives and growth promotants in animal production, environmental concerns involving livestock production, livestock grazing and rangelands issues, industrialization and globalization of animal agriculture, food quality and safety issues, bioethics, animal welfare, animal rights, and biotechnology issues, and livestock integration into sustainable resource utilization. For anyone involved with animal and poultry science.