Sustainable Animal Agriculture

Sustainable Animal Agriculture

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In order to meet increasing global demand for meat and animal by-products increasingly intensive animal production is necessary. Creating a sustainable system in animal agriculture that works in different production environments is a major challenge for animal scientists. This book draws together themes on sustainability that have emerged as the most pressing in recent years. Addressing practical topics such as air quality, manure management, animal feeds, production efficiency, environmental sustainability, biotechnology issues, animal welfare concerns, societal impacts and an analysis of the data used to assess the economic sustainability of farms.Ghebremichael, L.T., Cerosaletti, P.E., Veith, T.L., Rotz, C.A., Hamlett, J.M. and Gburek, W.J. (2007) Economic and phosphorus-related effects ... Available at: 2006gl/vol1.html (accessed 9 February 2012).

Title:Sustainable Animal Agriculture
Author:Ermias Kebreab
Publisher:CABI - 2013-12-13


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