ERIC Number: ED126251
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Apr
Basic Principles of Animal Science. Reprinted.
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee.
The reference book is designed to fulfill the need for organized subject matter dealing with basic principles of animal science to be incorporated into the high school agriculture curriculum. The material presented is scientific knowledge basic to livestock production. Five units contain specific information on the following topics: anatomy and physiology of farm animals (nine physiological systems), nutrition of farm animals (feeds, nutrients, quality of protein, classification of feedstuffs, characteristics of concentrates, roughage and good ration, nutritional deficiencies, and feed additives), environmental factors that affect physiology (temperature, light, and moisture), diseases of farm animals (classification, causes, indicative physiological changes, and principles of control), and common parasites of farm animals (classification, life-cycles, economic importance, and principles of control). A question-answer format is used, with answers given in paragraph and outline form. (Author/MS)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee.