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Author Solaiman, Sandra Golpashini, 1952-

Title Goat science and production / Sandra G. Solaiman
Published Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 425 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Perspectives on goats and global production / C. Devendra and S.G. Solaiman -- Goat breeds / N.K. Gurung and S.G. Solaiman -- Conservation of goat genetic resources / J.N.B. Shrestha and S. Galal -- Breeding and genetics / J.N.B. Shrestha and G.H. Crow -- Animal evaluation / R.A. Ebert and S.G. Solaiman -- Functional anatomy of the goat / G.M. Constantinescu and I.A. Constantinescu -- Applied reproductive physiology / J. Greyling -- Digestive physiology and nutrient metabolism / S.G. Solaiman and F.N. Owens -- Ingestive behavior, diet selection, and feed intake / H. Dove -- Feeds and feeding management / S.G. Solaiman -- Health management, diseases, and parasites / J.E. Miller, B.M. Olcott, and G.F. Bath -- Preferred management practices / L.J. Dawson -- Meat production and quality / K.W. McMillin -- Milk production / Y.W. Park and G.F.W. Haenlein -- Fiber production / C.J. Lupton -- Environmental enhancement / A. Peischel -- Housing requirements / S.G. Solaiman -- Business plan, production enterprise, and marketing strategy / S.G. Solaiman, E. Kebede, and E.M. Aviki -- Future needs for teaching, research, extension, and outreach / S.G. Solaiman and G.F.W. Haenlein
Summary Goat science and production presents comprehensive, state-of-the-art information on the science of goats and goat production for meat, dairy, and fiber. Chapters provide a fundamental understanding of the goat anatomy and physiology as well as production issues such as welfare, disease management, and feeding. Goat science and production is an essential introduction and reference to this increasingly important production animal
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Goats -- Breeding.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813820626 (electronic bk.)
9780813820620 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)