By Wilson G. Pond, Fuller W. Bazer, Bernard E. Rollin
What constitutes animal welfare? With animals getting used for companionship, provider, examine, nutrition, fiber, and by-products, animal welfare is a subject of significant 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 potential foodstuff procedure, that's associated with the healthiness and luxury of nutrition animals. Animal Welfare in Animal Agriculture: Husbandry, Stewardship, and Sustainability in Animal Production explores the urgent factor of farm animal welfare in animal construction platforms within the usa and globally.
A framework for open dialogue on animal welfare, this multidisciplinary e-book brings jointly the views of forty hugely certified and well-known specialists of their respective fields. Fourteen chapters tackle quite a number subject matters that comes with ethics, sociology, nutrition safeguard, ecology, feed assets, biotechnology, govt rules, and sustainability, in addition to animal convenience, future health, and contributions to society. The e-book additionally deals a historic standpoint at the progress of animal agriculture from relatives farms to commercial animal agriculture―and the influence this has had on society. Illustrating the variety 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 students, but additionally hugely appropriate for execs in various fields of academia and undefined, this well timed booklet unearths very important insights into animal welfare and animal agriculture. special in its intensity, breadth, and stability, it underscores the necessity for discussion on wide-ranging and sometimes contentious concerns relating to animal creation systems.
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Pond and Kevin R. Pond The human population is expected to increase from the current 6 billion to 8 to 9 billion by 2030. Land available for food production is finite. The dramatic increases in food production resulting from agricultural research and technology and other contributing advances have provided increased, although not adequate, food for a growing world population. A major challenge to society now is to continue to meet the demand for food and other products of agriculture within the constraints of a finite land area and limited natural resources.
Livestock for traction: World trends, key issues and policy implications. Paper prepared for Livestock Information, Sector Analysis and Policy Branch (AGAL), Animal Production and Health Division, FAO, Via delle Terme di Caracalla, Rome, Italy. CROP AND ANIMAL PROCESSING WASTES Wilson G. Pond and Kevin R. Pond The human population is expected to increase from the current 6 billion to 8 to 9 billion by 2030. Land available for food production is finite. The dramatic increases in food production resulting from agricultural research and technology and other contributing advances have provided increased, although not adequate, food for a growing world population.