Animal welfare in animal agriculture : husbandry, by Wilson G. Pond, Fuller W. Bazer, Bernard E. Rollin

By Wilson G. Pond, Fuller W. Bazer, Bernard E. Rollin

What constitutes animal welfare? With animals getting used for companionship, provider, study, foodstuff, fiber, and by-products, animal welfare is a subject of significant curiosity and significance to society. because the world’s inhabitants maintains to extend, a big problem for society is the upkeep of a robust and manageable meals procedure, that's associated with the health and luxury of foodstuff animals. Animal Welfare in Animal Agriculture: Husbandry, Stewardship, and Sustainability in Animal Production explores the urgent factor of farm animal welfare in animal construction structures within the usa and globally.

A framework for open dialogue on animal welfare, this multidisciplinary booklet brings jointly the views of forty hugely certified and famous specialists of their respective fields. Fourteen chapters deal with various issues that comes with ethics, sociology, nutrition safeguard, ecology, feed assets, biotechnology, executive rules, and sustainability, in addition to animal convenience, health and wellbeing, and contributions to society. The ebook additionally bargains a old point of view at the progress of animal agriculture from kin farms to business animal agriculture―and the impression this has had on society. Illustrating the range of viewpoints, the concept that of animal welfare is outlined from the views of an ethicist and thinker, a study scientist, a veterinarian, an industrialist, and an activist, in addition to from the point of view of sustainability and product caliber.

Written essentially for college kids, but additionally hugely proper for pros in various fields of academia and undefined, this well timed ebook unearths vital insights into animal welfare and animal agriculture. particular in its intensity, breadth, and stability, it underscores the necessity for discussion on wide-ranging and infrequently contentious matters concerning animal creation systems.

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The dominant role of farm animals in the global economy is centered on animal source food production. Foods of animal origin (fish, meat, milk, and eggs) provide an array of required nutrients that are not always present in adequate amounts in plant source foods. Consumption of animal products helps ensure sufficient intake of essential nutrients, including essential amino acids (particularly lysine, tryptophan, and threonine), essential fatty acids (omega-3 and omega 6), as well as numerous vitamins and essential mineral elements (Carnagey and Beitz, 2011; Knight and Beitz, 2011).

Pond, Christian E. Newcomer, Christopher Boleman, Aaron Alejandro, and Cherie Carrabba CONTENTS Introduction....................................................................................................................................... 14 References......................................................................................................................................... 15 Farm Animals in Draught and Transport..........................................................................................

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