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Artificial Insemination of Farm Animals
  Stephen Rego/ 9781773613833/ Price:US$ 165.00
 
Artificial Insemination of Farm Animals examines the process of insemination in detail starting from the key principles, key genetics and phenotypic parameters. Artificial insemination has several advantages like lower maintenance costs, prevention from spreading of diseases, etc. From the book, readers will also get exhaustive knowledge regarding management of farm animals after successful artificial insemination (during gestation and particular period). Also discussed in detail are current developments, success indicators and challenges of artificial insemination on farm animals.
   
SE06-470 Animal Nutrition, Health, and Milk Production.
  Mikhail A. Dowben/ 9781682513378/ Price:US$ 155.00
 
Book Cover Feeding plays a very crucial/important role in growth, development and productivity of dairy animals. Modern breeds of dairy animals are able to produce huge amount of milk. In attempt to consume, digest and metabolize enough nutrients to satisfy lactation needs, those animals are exposed to serious stress conditions that can affect their health. This book will be of immense interest for students, researchers, as well as practitioners associated with dairy science, animal science, food science, nutrition, physiology, biochemistry, veterinary medicine and other related fields.
   
SE06-470 Artificial Insemination of Farm Animals: Current and Future Trends.
  K. Lombardo/ 9781682513361/ Price:US$ 155.00
 
Book Cover Artificial Insemination is a useful technique devised for the genetic improvement of farm animals. AI is by far the most common method of breeding intensively kept domestic livestock, such as dairy cattle, pigs and turkeys. AI is increasing in horses, beef cattle and sheep, and has been reported in other domestic species such as dogs, goats, deer and buffalo. It has also been used occasionally in conservation breeding of rare or endangered species, for example, primates, elephants and wild felids. This book is valuable tool for students and researchers as well as for interested readers.
   
SE06-470 Advances in Dairy Research.
  Preethi Kartan/ 9781773611129/ Price:US$ 165.00
 
Book Cover This book provides an international perspective on recent developments in the area of dairy ingredients and dairy technology. The aim of this work is to signify some of the major scientific advances made in dairy processing technical approaches, including genomic studies on dairy cultures, engineering of culture attributes, advances in phage control and transgenic animal technology will continue to benefit from the discovery of novel functional molecules in milk. This book is an essential reading for all dairy technologists worldwide, whether in academic research and teaching, or within food companies.
   
SE06-470 Milk Production: Animal Nutrition, Management and Health.
  Nada Ben Abdallah/ 9781773612478/ Price:US$ 160.00
 
Book Cover This book has been prepared to offer essential information about basic principles involved in milk production, nutritional requirement for dairy cattle, basic management practices involved in dairy farming and health conditions that affect dairy cows in milk production to all those student taking dairy farming management courses, veterinary professionals, teachers, dairy management staffs, and even various governmental staffs involved in agricultural sectors. The general science and various production practices presently in use in dairy industry have been characterized and well described so that the reader can acquire insights into the industry.
   
SE06-470 Poultry: Anatomy, Breeding and Genetics.
  Nada Ben Abdallah/ 9781773612485/ Price:US$ 160.00
 
Book Cover Several good and professionally prepared reference books are available, but the preference for any specific book greatly depends on the needs for the reader. This book has been prepared to provide essential information about poultry anatomy, breeding and genetics to all those student taking poultry management courses, veterinary professionals, teachers, poultry management staffs, and even various governmental staffs involved in agricultural sectors.
   
SE06-470 Recent Developments in Poultry Nutrition.
  Nada Ben Abdallah/ 9781773612492/ Price:US$ 165.00
 
Book Cover Success in poultry farming mainly depends on the type, the source, and quality of the feedstuffs. This book is packed with specific poultry nutrition topic; this book will be of interest to different poultry farmers, poultry feed formulators, poultry stockmen, agricultural students taking courses on poultry nutrition, and other field researchers trying to find out some answers concerning various problems associated with poultry nutrition.
   
SE06-470 Theory, Practice and Techniques in Livestock Production.
  3G Editorial Board/ 9781680947625/ Price:US$ 75.00
 
Book Cover This introductory level textbook covers the welfare and environmental implications of producing cattle as well as traditional subjects such as nutrition, reproduction and housing. Provides background information on the agricultural livestock production industry. The volumes present new, sustainable approaches to the challenges created by fundamental shifts in livestock management and production, and represent an essential resource for policy makers, industry managers, and academics.
   
SE06-470 Theory, Practice and Techniques in Poultry Production.
  3G Editorial Board/ 9781680947632/ Price:US$ 75.00
 
Book Cover Commercial poultry farming has become one of the viable and proven enterprises all over the world due to its adaptability to varied agro-climatic conditions, low investment per unit, rapid growth rate and short generation interval. This book organizes information on producing eggs and poultry for market as a profitable business enterprise, either by itself or connected with other branches of agriculture. This book conveys up-to-date information to students and professionals involved in modern poultry production.
   
SE06-470 Illustrated Handbook of Animal Husbandry.
  3G Editorial Board/ 9781680949414/ Price:US$ 180.00
 
Book Cover This book demonstrates that good science, animal care, and humane ethics are consonant and complimentary. The aim of this book is to identify and explain the causes to current problems in animal husbandry. Addresses the major issues related to animal health and welfare maintenance in relation to their environment, as well as housing emissions and waste management.
   
SE06-470 Diseases of Poultry.
  Nada Ben Abdallah/ 9781773612966/ Price:US$ 160.00
 
Book Cover The purpose of this poultry book is to offer important insights and references about general health and various diseases for poultry to those involved in the industry. Although this book has been written conclusively to meet all requirements of diseases in poultry farming, it has also incorporated all the relevant information that can be used by agricultural students, veterinary professionals, teachers, poultry management staffs and consultants, and even various governmental staffs involved in agricultural sector.
   
SE06-470 Poultry Breeding and Genetics.
  Evgeny L. Tsymbal/ 9781682513385/ Price:US$ 155.00
 
Book Cover Poultry breeding utilizes genetic principles to accomplish the goals of poultry producers for meat or egg production. Transgenic technologies offer the promise of being able to address issues by creating new genetic variability, rather than being restricted to existing variation as with quantitative and genomics methods. This work deals with the transmission of individual characteristics of both parents to the offspring through the mechanism of heredity. This book will be beneficial for the students, teachers, researchers, farmers, and other professionals, who are interested to strengthen and expand their knowledge about chicken products in fields of poultry science, biotechnology, plant science, and agriculture.
   
Pests And Vector-Borne Diseases In The Livestock Industry
  Claire Garros/ 9789086863150/ Price:EUR 105.00
 
Book Cover How to control economically important vector-borne diseases? What are the best strategies to protect livestock from vector-borne diseases in a changing environment? How to evaluate and assess the acceptability, cost efficiency and cost benefit of the control and surveillance methods? The information in this book will help to answer these questions. It aims at presenting the latest information on vector-borne diseases affecting livestock worldwide, from state-of-the art interventions to the assessment of the impact of these control measures.
   
Selenium In Poultry Nutrition And Health
  Peter F. Surai/ 9789086863174/ Price:EUR 120.00
 
Book Cover Selenium (Se) is an essential dietary trace element participating in the regulation of various physiological functions in humans, farm animals and poultry through its incorporation into a range of selenoproteins. Low Se content in main feed ingredients is a common problem worldwide and dietary Se supplementation is a current practise in poultry and farm animal nutrition. Recent research clearly proved that sodium selenite, used for the last 40 years as a feed supplement, is not an optimal form of Se. However, use of organic selenium in animal/poultry diets can help meeting Se requirement and maintain high immunocompetence, productive and reproductive performance. The goal of this book is to provide up to date information about the roles of Se in poultry nutrition and health. A special emphasis is given to the role of selenium as an essential part of the integrated antioxidant system. Se in feed and organic Se are characterised in detail with emphasis to selenomethionine as a storage form of Se in the body. Also specific Se-deficiency related diseases in poultry are described and the importance of Se in growth, development, immunity and reproduction is demonstrated. A link between poultry industry and human health via production of Se-eggs and Se-enriched meat is shown. This book will be of practical importance to poultry producers, to nutritionists and vets as well as for avian/animal scientists, students of agricultural colleges and universities. It will also be of interest for researchers in areas related to ecology, environmental sciences, evolutionary biology, etc.
   
Animal Farming 2018: The Story Behind The Livestock Industry
  Colin T. Whittemore/ 9789086863198/ Price:EUR 40.00
 
Book Cover 'Animal farming' is a readable, thought-provoking, honest, and unstuffy account of what really happens on Europe's and Britain's animal farms, and how animal farming came to be that way. Stories behind modern farming practices are revealed and concerns are raised over how our farms will look in the future. Fascinating insights and unpalatable questions are presented into the ways that animals are - often wrongly - fed, bred, housed and managed. Learning comes from failures, so the book is more about failures than successes. The author combines well researched facts with well found experience. He commends and condemns in equal measure; often in unexpected ways. A broad range of subjects is covered in the book. What domestication now means for farm animals. How selective breeding has changed them for better and worse. The mixed blessings of government support and subsidisation. The story of abuse of animals' rights and welfare is dealt with in detail, as are ideas of respect and compassion, and the inadequate ways in which animals are fed. The author describes a broken marketing system for livestock products, and also considers organic farming. Lastly, in the present environment of agricultural upheaval in Europe, how can science and technology take animal farming forward? What are the chances of the wrongs being righted - what will tomorrow's farmed animals be for?
   
INRA feeding system for ruminants 2018
  INRA/ 9789086862924/ Price:EUR 79.00
 
Book Cover The INRA Feeding System for Ruminants has been renewed to better address emerging challenges for animal nutrition: prevision of productive responses, product quality, animal health and emissions to the environment, in a larger extent of breeding contexts. The new system is mainly built from meta-analyses of large data bases, and modelling. The dietary supply model accounts for digestive interactions and flows of individual nutrients, so that feed values depend on the final ration. Animal requirements account for variability in metabolic efficiency. Various productive and non-productive animal responses to diets are quantified. This book presents the whole system for dairy and meat, large and small ruminant production, including specificities for tropical and Mediterranean areas. The first two sections present biological concepts and equations (with their field of application and statistical accuracy) used to predict intake (including at grazing) and nutrient supply (Section 1), animalˇ¦s requirements and multiple responses to diets (Section 2). They apply to net energy, metabolisable protein and amino acids, water, minerals and vitamins. Section 3 presents the use of concepts and equations in rationing with two purposes: (1) diet calculation for a given performance objective; and (2) prediction of the multiple responses of animal to diet changes. Section 4 displays the tables of feed values, and their prevision. All the equations and concepts are embedded in the fifth version of INRAtionR software for practical use.
   
SE06-471 Reproductive Technologies in Farm Animals.
  Ian Gordon/ 9781780646039/ Price:˘G 45.00
 
   
SE06-463 Livestock Production & Management.
  Abao, Lary N. B./ 9781680945553/ Price:US$ 145.00
 
Book Cover There has been a tremendous increase in the production of livestock products and this is expected to continue in the coming future. Developments in breeding, nutrition and animal health will continue to contribute to increasing potential production and further efficiency and genetic gains. Livestock production is likely to be increasingly affected by carbon constraints and environmental and animal welfare legislation. Demand for livestock products in the future could be heavily moderated by socio-economic factors such as human health concerns and changing socio-cultural values. This book provides facts and figure for the improvement of livestock production through integrated natural resource management.
   
SE06-463 Illustrated Handbook of Meats.
  / 9781680946345/ Price:US$ 180.00
 
Book Cover Meat is the common term used to describe the edible portion of animal tissues and any processed or manufactured products prepared from these tissues. Meats are often classified by the type of animal from which they are taken. Meat processing technology comprises the steps and procedures in the manufacture of processed meat products. Processed meat products, which include various different types and local/regional variations, are food of animal origin, which contribute valuable animal proteins to human diets. This illustrated text compiles the most recent science, technology, and applications of meat products, by-products, and meat processing.
   
SE06-463 Illustrated Handbook of Dairy Technology.
  / 9781680946635/ Price:US$ 180.00
 
Book Cover Dairy technology is an engineering field that deals with the processing of milk and its products. Dairy technology study involves processing, storage, packaging, distribution and transportation of dairy products by implying the science of bacteriology, nutrition and biochemistry. Apart from that, some principles of physics, engineering, economics and chemistry are also incorporated in the field of dairy technology, in order to develop the appropriate utilization of milk and their products. This guide primarily deals with topics such as- milk production, animal husbandry, cattle rearing, storage of milk, transportation and packing of dairy products, modern technology used in dairy sector, chemistry, nutrition science, marketing, management, dairy unit operations etc.
   
SE06-463 Illustrated Handbook of Poultry Farming.
  / 9781680946642/ Price:US$ 180.00
 
Book Cover A poultry farm is where domesticated birds are raised. Poultry include chickens, turkey, ducks, and geese. These animals are raised for their meat and eggs. Chickens are the most common bird raised for both meat and eggs. Chickens that are raised for their meat are called broilers. Chickens that are raised for their eggs are called laying hens or layers. This illustrated handbook focuses on the practice of raising poultry, such as chickens, turkeys, ducks, and geese, as a subcategory of animal husbandry, for the purpose of farming meat or eggs for food.
   
SE06-462 Livestock Production. (With DVD)
  / 9781680955248/ Price:US$ 79.95
 
Book Cover Livestock are domesticated animals raised in an agricultural setting to produce commodities such as food, ber, and labor. The term is often used to refer solely to those raised for food, and sometimes only farmed ruminants, such as cattle and goats. Animal husbandry practices have varied widely across cultures and time periods. Originally, livestock were not con ned by fences or enclosures, but these practices have largely shifted to intensive animal farming, sometimes referred to as factory farming. These practices increase yield of the various commercial outputs, but have led to increased concerns about animal welfare and environmental impact. Livestock production continues to play a major economic and cultural role in numerous rural communities.
   
SE06-462 Integrated Cattle Nutrition.
  / 9781680955378/ Price:US$ 64.95
 
Book Cover The proper nutrition of cattle is a key component of a successful production system. Feed usually accounts for the single largest input cost associated with cattle. Feeding diets with lowered protein content reduces nitrogen input, improves nitrogen utilization e ciency, and reduces nitrogen losses from manure. Reducing dietary protein also bene ts the producer by reducing feed cost and improving overall farm pro tability. These interventions, however, have to be balanced with the risk of loss in milk production. If the true animal requirements for metabolizable protein are not met, long-term production cannot be sustained. Certain nutrients are required by beef cattle in the daily ration, whereas others can be stored in the body. When body stores of a nutrient are high, e.g., vitamin A, dietary supplementation is unnecessary until such stores are depleted. However, it may be di cult to determine when body stores have been depleted until advanced signs of de ciency start to appear. Hence, a knowledge of the basic digestive system of cattle and the role of various nutrients is important. Combined with accurate feed analysis, it allows the formulation of balanced rations which will meet production goals in an economic manner. It also enhances the management of the feeding program by providing the background information necessary to prevent or resolve problem situations.
   
SE06-462 Reproduction in Cattle.
  / 9781680955385/ Price:US$ 64.95
 
Book Cover Getting dairy cattle rebred in a timely fashion is critical for dairy farm pro tability. To accomplish this objective,information is essential for arti cial insemination in dairy cattle, improving the detection of heat cycles, methods of pregnancy diagnosis in dairy cattle, and dairy cow reproductive management. The ability of a cow to successfully mate, conceive, give birth to and raise a healthy calf each year is essential to economical beef production. A good understanding of anatomy and physiology of both the male and female is helpful in successfully managing reproduction. Causes for failures in reproduction must be identi ed and overcome. These techniques in beef production provide many options to help modern beef producers accomplish their management goals.
   
SE06-462 Reproduction in Domestic Animals.
  / 9781680955392/ Price:US$ 64.95
 
Book Cover Animal species that are under human control are considered Domesticated. Reproduction is necessary for the survival of any species. The role of reproduction is to provide for the continued existence of a species; it is the process by which living organisms duplicate themselves. Animals compete with other individuals in the environment to maintain themselves for a period of time su cient to enable them to produce tissue nonessential to their own survival, but indispensable to the maintenance of the species. The additional tissue, reproductive tissue, usually becomes separated from the individual to form a new, independent organism. Through this improved understanding, the development of reproductive technologies like arti cial insemination, embryo transfer and sexing semen became possible. By studying developmental biology, a sub- eld of reproductive biology, we now better understand crucial developmental periods during gestation and can make appropriate adjustments in how we manage and feed animals.
   
SE06-462 Small Scale Broiler Production.
  / 9781680955415/ Price:US$ 64.95
 
Book Cover Family poultry is de ned as small-scale poultry keeping by households using family labor and, wherever possible, locally available feed resources. The poultry may range freely in the household compound and nd much of their own food, getting supplementary amounts from the householder. For smallholder farmers, family poultry represents one of the few opportunities for saving, investment and security against risk. Poultry keeping uses family labour, and women (who often own as well as look after the family ock) are major bene ciaries. Women often have an important role in the development of family poultry production. Poultry management usually refers to the husbandry practices or production techniques that help to maximize the e ciency of production. Sound management practices are very essential to optimize production. Scienti c poultry management aims at maximizing returns with minimum investment.
   
SE06-462 Reproduction in Farm Animals.
  / 9781680955422/ Price:US$ 64.95
 
Book Cover Animal husbandry practices have varied widely across cultures and time periods. These practices increase yield of the various commercial outputs, but have led to increased concerns about animal welfare and environmental impact. Half a century ago, family farms were prevalent. Animals grazed on pasture, breathing fresh air, and feeling sunshine on their backs. During inclement weather, they were sheltered in straw-bedded barns. In contrast, the rearing of farm animals today is dominated by industrialized facilities that maximize pro ts by treating animals not as sentient creatures, but as production units. Raised by the thousands at a single site, animals are con ned in such tight quarters that they can scarcely move, let alone behave normally. Such production creates what appear to be "cheap" meat, eggs, and dairy products. But what at the cash register seems inexpensive in fact costs dearly to farm animals, the environment, rural and traditional farming, human health, and food quality and safety. A good understanding of anatomy and physiology of both the male and female is helpful in successfully managing reproduction. The techniques in animal production provide many options to help modern farmers accomplish their management goals.
   
SE06-462 Poultry Science.
  / 9781680955477/ Price:US$ 64.95
 
Book Cover Poultry science is the study of all types of birds raised for food and feathers, including chickens, turkeys, geese and ducks. Poultry are domesticated birds kept by humans for the eggs they produce, their meat, their feathers, or sometimes as pets. Poultry, including meat and eggs, is major agricultural commodity in the world. At some point, almost everyone has eaten chicken, turkey, eggs, or other poultry products. Poultry is also involved in basic biological research on genetics biochemistry and diseases. Poultry business has numerous benefits. People generally establish poultry farm for the purpose of producing eggs, meat and generating high revenue from these products. Billions of chickens are being raised throughout the world as a good source of food from their eggs and meat. The most common and widely raised poultry birds are chicken. About ve thousands million chickens are being raised every year as a source of food (both meat and eggs of chicken). The chickens which are raised for eggs are called layer chicken, and the chickens which are raised for their meat production are called broiler chickens.
   
SE06-460 Poultry Diseases: Diagnosis and Treatment.
  Kartan, Preethi/ 9781680957648/ Price:US$ 170.00
 
Book Cover Poultry diseases are diseases that afflict poultry. The eradication of poultry disease is very important to the poultry industry. Major types of poultry include chicken, turkey, duck, ostrich, cornish game hen, etc. This book gives latest information on poultry diseases including avian influenza.
   
SE06-460 Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals.
  Rego, Stephen/ 9781680958591/ Price:US$ 170.00
 
Book Cover This book offers concise information on general anatomic and physiologic principles applicable to all farm animals. It assumes a basic background in biology and a strong interest by students wanting a greater understanding of animal systems. Functional anatomy refers to the concurrent presentation of anatomy with physiology to achieve a better appreciation of their interconnection.
   
SE06-460 Animal Husbandry in the Tropics.
  Piestun, Dan/ 9781680958607/ Price:US$ 170.00
 
Book Cover Animal husbandry, the practice of raising animals for food, requires not only the ability to breed, feed, and care for livestock but also an underlying scientific knowledge that informs this practice. The present level of advancement of science disciplines like genomics, animal neuroscience, and animal behavioral science is affecting, sometimes upending, previous practices and understanding. At the same time, evolving climate conditions challenge domestic animal production with more extreme atmospheric events, which in turn question previous proven methods. More specifically, animals in the tropics and beyond face danger from serious flooding, extreme heat waves that compromise immune systems, new or mutant infectious pathogens, and pests. Evolution may hold the key for adaptation in the long term, but farmers had better find new ways to drive breeding and maintain animal welfare for continued success.
   
SE06-460 Diseases of Poultry.
  GARG, SARIKA/ 9781680958621/ Price:US$ 165.00
 
Book Cover Poultry refers to tamed birds that people keep for their eggs, flesh with adhering bones, or feathers. Various kinds of poultry include chicken, turkey, goose, duck, quail, pheasant, pigeon, fowl, ostrich, emu, and rhea. Poultry has a great impact on monetary, nutritional, social and cultural elements in the developing countries. It is particularly significant for the sustenance of necessitous countryside families, who many times possess and deal with chickens and other domesticated birds. In addition to the economic source, poultry gives pleasure to several people, thus making it a big and favorable recreation. Alas, poultry has some limitations. It may become unwell, thereby impeding poultry production. Poultry gets affected by four main types of diseases: metabolic and nutritional diseases, infectious diseases, parasitic diseases, and behavioral diseases. This book details diseases altering poultry, and some factors contributing to the disease.
   
SE06-460 Livestock Production.
  William, R. S./ 9781682512432/ Price:US$ 155.00
 
   
SE06-460 Integrated Cattle Nutrition.
  Paul, J. S./ 9781682512692/ Price:US$ 155.00
 
   
SE06-460 Reproduction in Cattle.
  Sturth, P. J./ 9781682512951/ Price:US$ 155.00
 
   
SE06-460 Reproduction in Domestic Animals.
  Hafez, S./ 9781682512968/ Price:US$ 155.00
 
   
SE06-460 Small Scale Broiler Production.
  Johnson, Anne/ 9781682512722/ Price:US$ 155.00
 
   
SE06-460 Reproduction in Farm Animals.
  Qureshi, Eqbal/ 9781682512739/ Price:US$ 155.00
 
   
SE06-460 Poultry Science.
  Rose, B. R./ 9781682512784/ Price:US$ 155.00
 
   
SE06-456 Slaughtering Operations: Intermediate (Book With DVD) (Workbook Included)
  / 9789351159230/ Price:US$ 99.95
 
Book Cover Slaughtering Operations: Intermediate comprehends various diverse practical and visual skills with knowledge of specialized materials and techniques. Animal slaughter is the killing of nonhuman animals, usually referring to killing domestic livestock. In general, the animals would be killed for food; however, they might also be slaughtered for other reasons such as being diseased and unsuitable for consumption. The animals most commonly slaughtered for food are cattle and water buffalo for beef and veal, sheep and lambs for lamb and mutton, goats for goat meat, pigs for pork and ham, deer for venison, horses for horse meat, poultry (mainly chickens, turkeys and ducks), and increasingly, fish in the aquaculture industry. This book will introduce the knowledge and skills for those studying and/or working in slaughtering industry to interpret and convey information in response to workplace requirements. About this Book The information in this book consists of competencies that a person must achieve in performing slaughtering floor operations from stunning of animals through splitting of the carcass. A person who has achieved this Qualification is competent to be Slaughterhouse Butcher. About the Slaughtering Industry.
   
SE06-456 Sustainable Animal Production & Animal Feed Technology.
  Koyuncu, Sevinc/ 9781682511633/ Price:US$ 170.00
 
Book Cover Animal feed is food given to domestic animals in and understanding of sustainability in animal production is becoming increasingly necessary since the global demand for food is expected to dramatically increase in the coming decades. This book outlines key issues related to sustainable animal production and feeding technology.
   
SE06-456 Broiler Breeder Production: Production, Feeding & Management Techniques.
  Soni, Neeta/ 9781682511640/ Price:US$ 170.00
 
Book Cover Broiler is a type of chicken raised specifically for meat production. The whole broiler production process is designed for this requirement but the same inputs are at odds with those required for egg production by broiler breeders. This book consists of the management techniques for the broiler breeding production.
   
SE06-456 Poultry Farming & Feed Formulations: Nutrition, Methods & Strategies of Feeding.
  Krishnasamy, Vikram/ 9781682511657/ Price:US$ 170.00
 
Book Cover Poultry farming is the raising of domesticated birds such as chickens, ducks, turkeys and geese for the purpose of farming meat or eggs for food. Poultry farming allows chickens to roam freely for a period of the day, although they are usually confined in sheds at night to protect them from predators or kept indoors if the weather is particularly bad. This book covers the feed formulation techniques in poultry farm, and also discusses about the method and strategies of feeding and different types of nutrition.
   
SE06-456 Nutrition & Disease Management in Poultry: Advances & Researches.
  Donkor, Addai-Mensah/ 9781682511664/ Price:US$ 170.00
 
Book Cover Different diseases conditions and stress factors are responsible for high morbidity and mortality of present day poultry. Nutritional strategy and proper feed formulation with specific dietary regimen can combat this up to a certain extent. The incidence of various infectious diseases, nervous disorders and metabolic disorders can be minimized through proper feed regimen. There is a stiff competition and restrictions in the global market of poultry products which can be addressed with proper management of emerging and important diseases with economic productions and quality poultry products. This book envisages on the challenges today which can be suitably addressed by the right scientific and advanced nutritional manoeuvres and make the poultry farming more profitable and presentable in the global market.
   
SE06-456 Dairy Cattle and Milk Production.
  Zielke, Lea G./ 9781682512012/ Price:US$ 170.00
 
Book Cover Dairy is a business enterprise established for the harvesting or processing of animal milk mostly from cows or goats, but also from buffaloes, sheep, horses or camels ˇV for human consumption. This book is devoted to more specific consideration of areas with aspects of genetics factors and the molecular and cellular mechanisms, animal management, and also focuses on the milk production techniques.
   
SE06-456 Handbook of Applied Animal Nutrition.
  Crnkic, Cazim/ 9781682512029/ Price:US$ 190.00
 
Book Cover Animal nutrition focuses on the dietary needs of domesticated animals, primarily those in agriculture and food production. Other micronutrients include antioxidants and phytochemicals which are said to influence some body systems. This book provides a vital interest to all involved in animal nutrition and the animal production industry.
   
Precision Dairy Farming 2016
  Claudia Kamphuis/ 9789086862832/ Price:EUR 68.00
 
Book Cover This book covers the current status of precision dairy farming technologies and what farmers expect from them. It also includes insights and future perspectives on managing, analysing, and combining sensor information. Moreover, new innovative ideas that may better fit farmers' needs and expectation are introduced, ranging from technologies or innovations that aim at improved animal health and welfare, to those technologies that result in a more efficient use of feed and improved grazing management.
   
16th International Conference on Production Diseases in Farm Animals: Book of Abstracts
  Scientific Committee/ 9789086862856/ Price:EUR 35.00
 
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Chemical and Microbiological Analysis of Milk and Dairy Food Products
  Liam Edberg/ 9781680950496/ Price:US$ 145.00
 
Book Cover In this book, we discuss about the chemical and microbiological analysis of milk and dairy food products. Dairy product or milk product is food produced from the milk of mammals. Dairy products are usually high energy-yielding food products.
   
Living with Goats: Everything You Need to Know to Raise Your Own Backyard Herd.
  Hathaway, Margaret/ 9781599214924/ Price:US$ 24.95
 
   
SE06-356 Trace Elements in Animal Production Systems.
  Schlegel, P./ 9789086860616/ Price:EUR 90.00
 
This book contains the peer-reviewed papers of the first International Symposium on Trace Elements in Animal Production Systems, It is a valuable resource for researchers and professionals in the life sciences of animal nutrition, soil and water quality, for actors in the feed industry and policy making.
   
SE06-356 Gut Efficiency: The Key Ingredient in Pig and Poultry Production.
  Taylor-Pickard, J. A./ 9789086860609/ Price:EUR 97.00
 
Globally, the face of pig and poultry production is changing. The global emphasis on ethanol production has diverted significant proportions of grain away from animal production, thus increasing the cost of feed. This has forced the pig and poultry industries to scrutinise their production methods investigating alternative feed ingredients together with methods of improving productivity and efficiency in order to survive. This edited collection of papers is taken from a series of seminars that brought together some of the world's leading authorities in the field of pig and poultry nutrition and production. The fundamental theme is to address the interaction between nutrition and the gut ecosystem as a means to enhance health, performance and ultimately profitability. The importance of gut development and the intestinal ecosystem as a whole, and their impact on health and disease are covered in-depth. The roles of specific feed ingredients are also discussed. 'Gut efficiency: the key ingredient in pig and poultry production' is aimed at nutritionists and animal producers as well as students and researchers studying animal and applied biological sciences.
   
SE06-334 Farm Management and Extension Needs in Central and Eastern European Countries under the EU Milk Quota.
  Kuipers, Abele/ 9789076998923/ Price:EUR 50.00
 
The introduction of a quota system has a large impact on the development of the agricultural sector, the agro-business and individual farms. In April 2004 the Central and Eastern European (CEE) Countries entering the EU had to implement a quota system for milk. It requires institution building, setting up administrative procedures, choices of the system, choice of priority groups, handling of butterfat reference, dealing with a national reserve, control aspects, quota transfer, farm management aspects and communication to farmers. All early attention at national levels has been given to the administrative aspects of milk quota systems. Communication to farmers about the system and the effects on farm management is often neglected. This publication hopes to fill this gap and wants to stimulate attention on farm management and extension efforts. It presents an overview of papers from ˇ§oldˇ¨ countries and country reports from new EU countries. They all contain information about expected structural changes due to the quota system, effects on farm management, extension needs in this area and challenges in years ahead. Impressions from 7 other CEE non EU countries are also included.
   
SE06-332 Animal Products from the Mediterranean Area.
  Ribeiro, J. M./ 9789076998862/ Price:EUR 93.00
 
This book and its case studies focuses on typical local products and breeds, descriptions of the production systems and conservation techniques of endangered breeds/products in the Mediterranean area. Traditional and extensive systems, involving local breeds, which meet the needs of the population requiring safe foods at a reasonable costs, are validated for their specific meaning to the region. It is acknowleged that natural constraints of the Mediterranean area of climate and geography, make it unfavourable to mass production at low cost. Profit related aspects are discussed considering the different economic realities of the northern part of the basin compared to the southern part.
   
SE06-331 Production Diseases in Farm Animals. (With CD-ROM)
  Joshi, Nanda/ 9789076998572/ Price:EUR 72.00
 
Production diseases are those disorders associated with the management and breeding of animals for intense agricultural production. They include not only metabolic and nutritional diseases, but also infectious and genetic disorders for which animals may be at increased risk due to modern agricultural practices. The occurrence of production diseases has relevance not only to production economics, but also to animal welfare, making the study of production disease of continuing importance in the advancement of animal agriculture. Evolving techniques of molecular genetics have helped advance the study of production disease and have lead to exciting advances in this pursuit.
   
SE06-327 Livestock Farming Systems: Product Quality Based on Local Resources Leading to Improved Sustainability.
  Rubino, R./ 9789076998633/ Price:EUR 88.00
 
The book serves as a reference point for scientists, practitioners in the livestock industry, teachers and students in animal sciences, national and international institutions and policy-makers. It is of interest to all those who wish to gain an overview of the current challenges in the establishment of priorities and the search for operational solutions for animal production development, while at the same time considering the benefit to consumers, the environment and local economies.
   
SE06-327 Animal Production and Animal Science Worldwide: WAAP Book of the Year 2005.
  Rosati, A./ 9789076998671/ Price:EUR 109.00
 
The papers included in this book speak clearly of the development in the last twelve months in the livestock systems worldwide. Major space is also devoted to the list of references from where every author can start to deepen his knowledge. This book is essential for libraries that want their readers to be easily updated. Also scientists, policy makers and scientific writers, who need, to enhance their competence, to have the most practical way of knowing what is going on in the world in the field of livestock science and production will find this book of great value.
   
SE06-327 Livestock Production and Society.
  Geers, R./ 9789076998893/ Price:EUR 72.00
 
The objective of this book is to provide a scientific-based, multidisciplinary perspective to the dialogue between society and the stakeholders within livestock production. Concerns and problems related to food safety, animal welfare and rural environment are discussed within a holistic approach. This unique approach has an added-value compared to other books which cover these topics from a specialist point of view. The different issues are developed by well-known experts in their field of work. They are dealing with the latest developments in livestock production in relation to social concerns (such as, regulations, risk communication, reduction of environmental impact, sustainability and economic and social impacts of alternative strategies) and production systems (including transport and slaughter, feeding strategies, waste management and future monitoring technology).
   
SE06-327 Nutritional Approaches to Arresting the Decline in Fertility of Pigs and Poultry: Proceedings from Alltech's Technical Seminar Series.
  Taylor-Pickard, J. A./ 9789076998886/ Price:EUR 82.00
 
This edited collection of papers is taken from a series of seminars, devoted to bringing together some of the worldˇ¦s leading authorities in the field of pig and poultry reproduction. The fundamental aim being to re-examine the current trends in productivity in the pig and poultry industries, and to identify nutritional means to improve fertility. It considers the effects of essential nutrients in optimising productivity, and discusses innovative applications of nutrition that will help to enhance fertility. The success of such innovations within entrepreneurial integrated systems is also covered, together with the importance of producing a quality chick and piglet at birth/hatching. Finally, the role of management and the need for least cost production is discussed.
   
SE06-332 Mastitis in Dairy Production: Current Knowledge and Future Solutions.
  Hogeveen, H./ 9789076998701/ Price:EUR 120.00
 
Worldwide, mastitis is still one of the most important diseases in the dairy sector. Being a multifactorial disease, caused by multiple pathogens, control remains a difficult issue. Mastitis not only affects the health of milk-producing animals, having consequences for the profitability of dairy farms, it also affects the animal welfare. Moreover, mastitis negatively influences the milk quality having consequences for the dairy processing industry. In other words: mastitis affects a large part of the dairy production chain. Due to ongoing scientific effort, insight in mastitis in the context of increasingly complex farming systems, is improving. This insight leads to better methods to control mastitis, either by prevention or by adequate measures (e.g. therapy) when a cow (or goat or sheep) gets mastitis. This book reflects the current knowledge from all over the world on mastitis as it was presented during the 4th IDF International Mastitis Conference, held in June 2005 in Maastricht, the Netherlands. The papers of the 115 oral presentations and the 13 keynote presentations are reflecting not only the current knowledge of mastitis control but are also giving ideas for future solutions for control measures.
   
SE06-332 Pastoral Systems in Marginal Environments.
  Milne, J. A./ 9789076998749/ Price:EUR 46.00
 
The aim of the book is to take a holistic view of pastoral systems by bringing together papers written by specialists in plant and animal ecology with an interest in the application of their research with papers taking an economic and social perspective. The focus is on marginal environments where the issues are in greatest relief with the papers tackling key issues in semi-arid and disadvantaged temperate areas. The key issues relate to identifying the biological constraints of these pastoral systems, understanding soil/plant/animal relationships, exploring biodiversity, landscape and social issues in multi-functional systems and providing solutions to constraints through a number of case studies. By comparing and contrasting these two environments, the book will be taking a completely new approach to understanding how pastoral systems function and how they will evolve in the future
   
SE06-332 Precision Livestock Farming '05.
  Cox, S./ 9789076998688/ Price:EUR 72.00
 
Precision Livestock Farming ˇ¦05 presents the latest scientific results from worldwide research, field studies and practical application. The book contains peer-reviewed papers that were presented at the 2nd European Conference on Precision Livestock Farming. The major topics in the book are animal welfare; food quality (including traceability of origin) and environmental pollution (including treatment of animal waste). The wide range of research topics reported will be a valuable resource for researchers, advisors, teachers and professionals in agriculture long after the conference has finished.
   
SE06-327 Utilisation of Grazed Grass in Temperate Animal Systems.
  Murphy, J. J./ 9789076998763/ Price:EUR 42.00
 
Leading authorities from wide geographical regions of the globe will review the most up-to-date information in relation to temperate grasslands. Topics covered are: nutritive value of pasture; plant characteristics conducive to high animal intake and performance; modelling of both grass growth and animal production and intake in grazing systems; optimising financial returns from grazing; decision support systems; optimal animal breeds and traits for grazing systems; challenges and opportunities for animal production in the immediate future
   
SE06-327 Animal Production and Natural Resources Utilization in the Mediterranean Mountain Areas.
  Georgoudis, A./ 9789076998565/ Price:EUR 87.00
 
Mediterranean inhabitants depend on natural resources for their livelihoods. Livestock production and forestry are key sources of income yet are carried out under harsh conditions such as limited land resources, marginal agricultural conditions, isolation, and scant equipment and infrastructure. Livestock is of particular importance in mountain production systems as they convert plant biomass into useful products for humans such as milk, meat and draught power. These products are key to the regions' sustainability. The main topics discussed in this book are: Human geography of Mediterranean mountain territories. Livestock production and natural resources. Improving the efficiency of livestock systems in Mediterranean mountain areas. Applications of new technologies for environmentally sound management of livestock and natural resources. Livestock role in rural development and in safeguarding natural resources.
   
SE06-327 Knowledge Transfer in Cattle Husbandry: New Management Practices, Attitudes and Adaptation.
  Kuipers, Abele/ 9789076998800/ Price:EUR 56.00
 
The organizational and personal dimensions are too often neglected as critical factors to success. Organizational aspects deserve credit, because the results of research must often be implemented in a complex chain of producer and consumer oriented organisations. Personal aspects such as attitudes and views towards the future significantly determine the chance of adopting innovations. In this book these dimensions also receive some attention. Some more theoretical papers are followed by practical examples of implementations in the field and by descriptions of extension networks and services. A large variety of papers is presented: from the power of the researcher and consultant through the power of data banks to the power of the client and producer in the dissemination process; thus from input driven to demand driven.
   
SE06-327 Automatic Milking: A Better Understanding.
  Meijering, A./ 9789076998381/ Price:EUR 88.00
 
From 2000 to now, the level of scientific knowledge on various aspects and consequences of automatic milking has increased largely as well because of research efforts all over the world. A significant share of these efforts has been made within the framework of a EU-granted project on the implications of the introduction of automatic milking on dairy farms. Some seven research institutes and six industrial companies from six countries joined their expertise and experience in order to facilitate a widespread adoption of automatic milking without undesirable side effects. This book reflects the knowledge on automatic milking generated all over the world in the last few years. Its contents can therefore be regarded as the present state of knowledge in the field of automatic milking, for a better understanding
   
SE06-327 Tables of Composition and Nutritional Value of Feed Materials: Pigs, Poultry, Cattle, Sheep, Goats, Rabbits, Horses and Fish.
  Sauvant, D./ 9789076998411/ Price:EUR 64.00
 
This book is the result of collaborative work between INRA and the Association Francaise de Zootechnie (AFZ). The tables in this book present the chemical composition and nutritional values of the feed materials fed to the main farm species. The feed materials included in this publication are used both in the formulation of compound feeds and as straight feedstuffs (concentrates and by-products). The values of chemical composition were mainly obtained using field data collected by AFZ from laboratories specialising in animal feeding (the data base includes over one million values). The nutritional values result principally from experimental work performed by INRA and its partners. The data used take into account the evolution in feed materials and nutritional concepts. Important characteristics have been introduced, namely net energy for pigs (growing pigs and sows), amino acid digestibility, mineral availability and starch degradability for ruminants. In the present context of animal feeding and the new challenges that it faces (product quality and safety, animal health and welfare, environmental issues), this publication provides a reliable scientific reference document for feed manufacturers, veterinarians, extension officers, farmers, lecturers and students.
   
SE06-327 WAAP Book of the Year - 2003: A Review of Livestock Systems Developments and Researches.
  Rosati, A./ 9789076998473/ Price:EUR 109.00
 
This book is particularly interesting for those wanting to get a deeper knowledge on the ˇ§state of the artˇ¨ of livestock systems in the six continents. This aspect is illustrated in the first section of the volume, while the second section describes the development of research activities in nineteen specific fields of animal science. Furthermore, the readers will certainly be interested by reading the ˇ§contemporary issuesˇ¨ manuscripts belonging to the third section.The articles of this section were selected to accomplish the most ˇ§urgentˇ¨ topics in animal industry.The volume is also completed with relevant statistics, furnishing information and data in a homogenous and easy to read structure. The changes that have happened in animal industries in the last decades are clearly illustrated in tables and graphics.These data, together with the interpretation of the articles of the previous sections, will render easier the prediction of future scenarios.
   
Believe : A Horseman's Journey.
  Brannaman, Buck/ 9781592284337/ Price:US$ 27.95
 
You will discover through these stories how many untapped dreams and abilities you too possess, and how you can bring them to fruition. So journey with Buck Brannaman, learn from him, and profit from the voyage. In his best-selling The Faraway Horses, Buck Brannaman, extraordinary trainer and acknowledged inspiration for The Horse Whisperer, described how he found his calling and honed his art and craft. In the year since the book's publication and following its widespread acclaim, the universal application of Brannaman's approach to interpersonal relationships has struck a responsive chord in the equestrian community and with the public at large.
   
SE06-327 Interaction Between Climate and Animal Production.
  Lacetera, N./ 9789076998268/ Price:EUR 35.00
 
This publication contains proceedings of the Symposium on “Interactions Between Climate and Animal Production?organised by the Commission on Animal Biometeorology of the International Society of Biometeorology and Dipartimento di Produzioni Animali of the Universit?della Tuscia (Viterbo, Italy), held in Viterbo September 4th 2003. The book discusses conceptual and methodological bases for research in animal biometeorology. It reviews the current state of knowledge, and will provide original contributions on: the effects of climate on animal production, health and welfare; tools for description and measurement of climate; strategies for alleviation of climatic stress in farm animals; the impact of animal husbandry on global climate.
   
SE06-327 Weaning the Pig: Concepts and consequences.
  Pluske, J. R./ 9789076998176/ Price:EUR 87.00
 
This book draws together summaries of research dealing with both piglets and the sow, and is a unique book in this regard. Accordingly, the material presented covers in detail the following areas associated with the weaning process: growth of the weaned pig, nutritional management in preparation for weaning, behavioural changes and adaptations around weaning, voluntary feed intake, digestive physiology, modulation of small intestinal integrity, the intestinal microflora and diarrhoeal diseases after weaning, intestinal immunity, nutritional requirements and intestinal requirements of the weaned pig, environmental and housing issues after weaning, saving and rearing supernumery and underprivileged piglets, and productivity and longevity of the weaned sow.
   
SE06-340 The Ethology of Domestic Animals: An Introductory Text.
  Jensen, P./ 9780851996028/ Price:˘G 25.00
 
   
 

 

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