Modern Livestock and Poultry Production 8th Edition

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Modern Livestock and Poultry Production 8th Edition

Modern Livestock And Poultry Production 8Th Edition Pdf

By James R. Gillespie and Frank Flanders

Modern Livestock and Poultry Production 8th Edition PDF continues to feature comprehensive, engaging, and up-to-date information that covers major and minor livestock and poultry animals. The newly revised 8th edition entices readers with new, full-color photographs and illustrations. Modern Livestock and Poultry Production, 8th Edition has undergone extensive updates to include current issues in animal agriculture including, biosecurity, animal ID, and vertical integration, while still incorporating vital agriscience and production information, including real-life applications, required for high school students’ success in the field. Agricultural educators will find that the Modern Livestock and Poultry Production, 8th Edition presents students necessary industry-based production content through easy to understand scientific explanations and color illustrations. Educators are provided tools like the Instructor’s Guide and the Classmaster CD-ROM, which features a customizable testbank and PowerPoint slides based on the content and organization of the text, to make teaching the subject easier, more interesting and effective.. Modern Livestock and Poultry Production, 8th Edition continues to be widely recommended by local chapters and the national association of the FFA which sponsors popular competitions and Career Development Events (CDEs) in livestock and poultry.

Table of Contents

SECTION 1 THE LIVESTOCK INDUSTRY
Chapter 1 Domestication and Importance of Livestock
Chapter 2 Career Opportunities in Animal Science
Chapter 3 Safety in Livestock Production
Chapter 4 Livestock and the Environment

SECTION 2 ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY, FEEDING, AND NUTRITION
Chapter 5 Anatomy, Physiology, and Absorption of Nutrients 104
Chapter 6 Feed Nutrients 130
Chapter 7 Feed Additives and Hormone Implants 139
Chapter 8 Balancing Rations 157

SECTION 3 ANIMAL BREEDING
Chapter 9 Genetics of Animal Breeding
Chapter 10 Animal Reproduction
Chapter 11 Biotechnology in Livestock Production
Chapter 12 Animal Breeding Systems

SECTION 4 BEEF CATTLE
Chapter 13 Breeds of Beef Cattle
Chapter 14 Selection and Judging of Beef
Chapter 15 Feeding and Management of the Cow-Calf Herd
Chapter 16 Feeding and Management of Feeder Cattle
Chapter 17 Diseases and Parasites of Beef Cattle
Chapter 18 Beef Housing and Equipment
Chapter 19 Marketing Beef

SECTION 5 SWINE
Chapter 20 Breeds of Swine 3
Chapter 21 Selection and Judging of Swine
Chapter 22 Feeding and Management of Swine
Chapter 23 Diseases and Parasites of Swine
Chapter 24 Swine Housing and Equipment
Chapter 25 Marketing Swine

SECTION 6 SHEEP AND GOATS
Chapter 26 Selection of Sheep
Chapter 27 Feeding, Management, and Housing of Sheep
Chapter 28 Selection, Feeding, and Management of Goats
Chapter 29 Diseases and Parasites of Sheep and Goats
Chapter 30 Marketing Sheep, Wool, Goats, and Mohair

SECTION 7 HORSES
Chapter 31 Selection of Horses
Chapter 32 Feeding, Management, Housing, and Tack
Chapter 33 Diseases and Parasites of Horses
Chapter 34 Training and Horsemanship

SECTION 8 POULTRY
Chapter 35 Selection of Poultry
Chapter 36 Feeding, Management, Housing, and Equipment
Chapter 37 Diseases and Parasites of Poultry
Chapter 38 Marketing Poultry and Eggs

SECTION 9 DAIRY
Chapter 39 Breeds of Dairy Cattle
Chapter 40 Selecting and Judging Dairy Cattle
Chapter 41 Feeding Dairy Cattle
Chapter 42 Management of the Dairy Herd
Chapter 43 Milking Management
Chapter 44 Dairy Herd Health
Chapter 45 Dairy Housing and Equipment
Chapter 46 Marketing Milk

SECTION 10 RABBITS
Chapter 47 Rabbit Raising

SECTION 11 ALTERNATIVE ANIMALS
Chapter 48 Alternative Animals

GLOSSARY 

APPENDIX 

INDEX

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