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

What constitutes animal welfare? With animals getting used for companionship, carrier, study, nutrients, 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 huge problem for society is the upkeep of a robust and attainable nutrients method, that is 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 well-known specialists of their respective fields. Fourteen chapters tackle a variety of issues that incorporates ethics, sociology, nutrition security, ecology, feed assets, biotechnology, govt laws, and sustainability, in addition to animal convenience, future health, and contributions to society. The publication additionally bargains a old point of view at the development of animal agriculture from kinfolk farms to business animal agriculture―and the effect this has had on society. Illustrating the range of viewpoints, the idea that of animal welfare is outlined from the views of an ethicist and thinker, a examine 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 proper for pros in various fields of academia and undefined, this well timed booklet finds vital insights into animal welfare and animal agriculture. certain 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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