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, carrier, learn, nutrients, fiber, and by-products, animal welfare is a subject of serious curiosity and significance to society. because the world’s inhabitants keeps to extend, an enormous problem for society is the upkeep of a powerful and conceivable nutrients procedure, that's associated with the health and luxury of meals 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 well-known specialists of their respective fields. Fourteen chapters tackle a number of issues that incorporates ethics, sociology, foodstuff safeguard, ecology, feed assets, biotechnology, govt rules, and sustainability, in addition to animal convenience, healthiness, and contributions to society. The e-book additionally bargains a ancient point of view at the development of animal agriculture from kin farms to commercial animal agriculture―and the effect 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 learn scientist, a veterinarian, an industrialist, and an activist, in addition to from the viewpoint of sustainability and product caliber.

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

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As a result, the animals and implements for purchase are expensive, and they involve considerable investment by the farmers before the farmers can see the benefits and the drawbacks for themselves. Often, implements are imported or manufactured by companies selling a range of agricultural equipment. Although spares may be available, the manufacturers or retailers can be some distance from the farm, and so repairs cannot be done in situ in the fields, as they often can be in systems that are more traditional.

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