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Introductory Animal Science: The Biology of Domestic Animals

Author(s): Jacqueline Louise Wahrmund

Edition: 4

Copyright: 2021

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Introductory Animal Science: The Biology of Domestic Animals delivers the foundation for all future Animal Science courses. Topics including genetics, reproduction, and nutrition provide basic understanding of the major Animal Science disciplines. Additional topics of anatomy, animal health, and animal/environment interactions outline the essentials of animal care. Laboratory exercises, homework assignments, and chapter review questions supplement the material to enhance student success in ASC 101: Domestic Animal Biology. 

 

1. INTRODUCTION

2. TAXONOMIC CLASSIFICATION OF ANIMALS

3. ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
External Anatomy
Skeletal Anatomy

4. NUTRITION
The Nutrients
Animal Feeds
Digestive Anatomy

5. REPRODUCTION
Reproduction Basics
Male Reproductive Anatomy
Mammalian Female Reproductive Anatomy
The Physiology of Reproduction
The Hen
Reproductive Technologies

6. GENETICS AND ANIMAL BREEDING
Genetic Material
Heredity
Animal Breeding

7. LACTATION
Anatomy of the Mammary Gland
Milk Composition
Milk Production

8. ANIMAL HEALTH
Parasites
Common Livestock Diseases and Disorders

9. ANIMALS AND THEIR ENVIRONMENT
Maintenance of Body Temperature

LAB EXERCISES

HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS

Jacqueline Louise Wahrmund

Related ISBN's: 9781792458514

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ISBN 9781792458514

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