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, examine, meals, fiber, and by-products, animal welfare is a subject of serious curiosity and value to society. because the world’s inhabitants keeps to extend, a huge problem for society is the upkeep of a robust and achievable nutrition approach, 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 platforms 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 handle a variety of issues that incorporates ethics, sociology, nutrients safeguard, ecology, feed assets, biotechnology, executive rules, and sustainability, in addition to animal convenience, wellbeing and fitness, and contributions to society. The ebook additionally deals a old viewpoint at the progress of animal agriculture from kin farms to commercial animal agriculture―and the influence this has had on society. Illustrating the variety 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 viewpoint of sustainability and product caliber.

Written essentially for college students, but in addition hugely suitable for pros in various fields of academia and undefined, this well timed e-book unearths very important insights into animal welfare and animal agriculture. special in its intensity, breadth, and stability, it underscores the necessity for discussion on wide-ranging and sometimes contentious matters relating to animal construction systems.

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Summary Farm animals have filled an important niche in our efforts in biological discovery, product and technique development, and product testing historically and into the current era. The use of farm animal species as animal models will likely intensify as cellular and molecular biology advances yield new approaches to disease therapy and leaps in technology provide new products that must be tested in animal models deemed clinically relevant to humans. In addition, the husbandry, management systems, and veterinary care of farm animals are already well established, of high quality, and subject to continuous review and improvement efforts.

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