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Growth of farm animals


Understanding the processes that change the shape and composition of farm animals is fundamental to all aspects of production. Showing the progression from cell to tissue to entire animal, this comprehensive textbook provides an essential broad base for animal production, with key information on how animals grow and change in shape and composition, and factors that affect these processes. Illustrated with new photographs and focus boxes highlighting vital points, this updated third edition includes a new chapter on avian growth, an important source of protein for the expanding population. Providing a thorough, yet student-friendly approach to the subject, this book continues to fill the important role of helping readers to understand how the basics of growth must be thoroughly understood if farm animals are to be used efficiently and humanely in producing food for mankind.

The updated third edition of the textbook is a valuable introduction to the important area of growth of farm animals. … This book is a valuable resource for undergraduate students in animal and veterinary sciences, but it is also an important aid for all those dealing with meat sciences and meat processing.

Institute of Animal Nutrition, Federal Research Institute of Animal Health, Braunschweig, Germany.  February 2013, USIP -

. …I found this book interesting and enlightening. It is a valuable text for all those involved in the production of farm animals, especially those interested in the biology of growing animals for their products. …  Students of animal biology, veterinarians and animal scientists, including farmers, will find this book interesting and an asset to their library.

2013, Australian Veterinary Journal, 91(9):352 -

.I would recommend it to any veterinarian or scientist with an interest in animals and their lives.

Vet Record -

Chapters

Chapter 25 July 2012
Authors:
  • T. L. J. Lawrence,
  • V. R. Fowler,
  • J. E. Novakofski
Pages:
1-5
Chapter 25 July 2012
Authors:
  • T. L. J. Lawrence,
  • V. R. Fowler,
  • J. E. Novakofski
Pages:
6-21
Chapter 25 July 2012
Authors:
  • T. L. J. Lawrence,
  • V. R. Fowler,
  • J. E. Novakofski
Pages:
22-37
Chapter 25 July 2012
Authors:
  • T. L. J. Lawrence,
  • V. R. Fowler,
  • J. E. Novakofski
Pages:
38-100
Chapter 25 July 2012
Authors:
  • T. L. J. Lawrence,
  • V. R. Fowler,
  • J. E. Novakofski
Pages:
101-123
Chapter 25 July 2012
Authors:
  • T. L. J. Lawrence,
  • V. R. Fowler,
  • J. E. Novakofski
Pages:
124-138
Chapter 25 July 2012
Authors:
  • T. L. J. Lawrence,
  • V. R. Fowler,
  • J. E. Novakofski
Pages:
139-173
Chapter 25 July 2012
Authors:
  • T. L. J. Lawrence,
  • V. R. Fowler,
  • J. E. Novakofski
Pages:
174-185
Chapter 25 July 2012
Authors:
  • T. L. J. Lawrence,
  • V. R. Fowler,
  • J. E. Novakofski
Pages:
186-192
Chapter 25 July 2012
Authors:
  • T. L. J. Lawrence,
  • V. R. Fowler,
  • J. E. Novakofski
Pages:
193-212
Chapter 25 July 2012
Authors:
  • T. L. J. Lawrence,
  • V. R. Fowler,
  • J. E. Novakofski
Pages:
213-231
Chapter 25 July 2012
Authors:
  • T. L. J. Lawrence,
  • V. R. Fowler,
  • J. E. Novakofski
Pages:
232-240
Chapter 25 July 2012
Authors:
  • T. L. J. Lawrence,
  • V. R. Fowler,
  • J. E. Novakofski
Pages:
241-250
Chapter 25 July 2012
Authors:
  • T. L. J. Lawrence,
  • V. R. Fowler,
  • J. E. Novakofski
Pages:
251-269
Chapter 25 July 2012
Authors:
  • T. L. J. Lawrence,
  • V. R. Fowler,
  • J. E. Novakofski
Pages:
270-289
Chapter 25 July 2012
Authors:
  • T. L. J. Lawrence,
  • V. R. Fowler,
  • J. E. Novakofski
Pages:
290-309
Chapter 25 July 2012
Authors:
  • T. L. J. Lawrence,
  • V. R. Fowler,
  • J. E. Novakofski
Pages:
310-324
Chapter 25 July 2012
Authors:
  • T. L. J. Lawrence,
  • V. R. Fowler,
  • J. E. Novakofski
Pages:
325-333
Chapter 25 July 2012
Authors:
  • T. L. J. Lawrence,
  • V. R. Fowler,
  • J. E. Novakofski
Pages:
334-340