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By Ian Gordon
Drawing on the interplay between farming and research, this popular textbook provides an updated account of the key techniques for manipulating reproduction in farm animals. It places due emphasis on techniques developed or improved over the last decade, covering technologies for cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, buffaloes, camelids, horses and poultry.
A journey of discovery through the spectacular intricacies of reproduction in the animal kingdom.
The Fourth Edition of Knobil & Neill continues to serve as a reference aid for research, to provide the historical context to current research, and most importantly as an aid for graduate teaching on a broad range of topics in human and comparative reproduction. In the decade since the publication...
By Carl Smith
* Provides a thorough understanding of how fish reproduce * Vital source of information for those studying wild fish populations and also in aquaculture systems where successful reproduction is a core element of commercial success in fish breeding .
By Geoff Hosey
Zoo Animals: Behaviour, Management and Welfare addresses the key questions surrounding the keeping of zoo animals, and reveals how we can apply our ever-growing understanding of animal behaviour to ensure zoo animals are managed as effectively as possible, without their health and welfare being compromised.
A leading primatologist offers a provocative new look at the past, present and future of sex, pregnancy, and childcare
Oocyte Physiology and Development in Domestic Animals reviews the most recent advances in the research of physiological and biochemical mechanisms underlying oocyte growth and development, providing readers with the fundamental understanding of these key processes and summarizing this important field of research.
This new edition is fully updated throughout. While mainly covering rabbits bred for meat and fur, it also contains practical information on pet rabbits, show rabbits and rabbits used as laboratory animals. It addresses the core topics for any rabbit specialist as well as expanded coverage of animal welfare and...
Any events that challenge the survival of living organisms may be classified as stressors. These stressors could include, for example, lack of food, increased population pressure, predatory pressure, climatic events or in the case of humans, loss of a loved one, lack of financial security or uncertainty in the future.