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Intensive Livestock Farming discusses the process of breeding cattle and the products it provides. It describes the developments in calf production. The book identifies the intensive systems of milk production. The technology involved in the production of beef is covered in some chapters of the text. An article that explains sheep husbandry is also included. The start and the modification of the breeding season of sheep are discussed in detail. The developments in modern sheep breeding are analyzed. A chapter of the book covers the farming of pigs housed intensively. The nutrition of the extremely managed pig is explained. A section of the volume is concerned with the scientific and practical aspects of enhanced pig breeding techniques. The book also explains the structure of the poultry industry of England and Wales. The cost of running a poultry farm is well presented. The book will provide useful information to cattle breeder, poultry farmers, students, and researchers.
1 Some Relevant Statistics on the U.K. Population and Trends
2 Trends in Calf Production
3 Intensive Systems of Milk Production
4 Beef Production
5 A 2-Year Study in Operating a Large Scale Intensive Beef Fattening Unit
6 Sheep Husbandry
7 The Onset and the Modification of the Breeding Season of Sheep
8 A Development in Modern Sheep Breeding
9 The Husbandry of Pigs Housed Intensively
10 Nutrition of the Intensively Managed Pig
11 Scientific and Practical Aspects of Improved Pig Breeding Methods
12 The Structure of the Poultry Industry of England and Wales
13 Poultry Costings
14 Integration and Agribusiness
15 Housing Systems and Controlled Environments for Poultry
16 Battery Cage Egg Production
17 Poultry Nutrition, Foods and Feeding
18 Diagnosis and Treatment of Poultry Diseases
19 Poultry Diseases and Other Problems of Doubtful Aetiology which have been Linked with Nutrition
20 A Selected Series of Poultry Production Problems Involving Management Factors
21 Rabbit Production
22 Modern Fish Farming
23 Statistics—Stock and Stockmen
24 The Economics of Intensive Livestock Production
25 The Common Market—Computers—Contracts—Costings—Competition
26 The Impact of Intensive Livestock Production on Food Chain Organizations
27 The Impact of Britain's Entry into the Common Market on Intensive Livestock Production
28 The Role of the Computer
29 Research in Relation to Intensive Livestock Farming
30 The Physiology of Ruminant Digestion
31 Influence of Bacteria on Absorption from the Small Intestine
32 Health and Disease Problems
33 Diseases of Intensively Housed Cattle, Pigs and Sheep
34 S.P.F. Animals
35 The Future Relationship between the Veterinary Surgeon and the Livestock Farmer
36 Factory Farming—Animal Machines on the Brambell Report
37 Pain Perception in Animals, with Particular Reference to Poultry
38 World Food Problems
39 Farming in 1976
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 1968
- 1st January 1968
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