4. Animal Agriculture and Food Production Worldwide

  1. David M. Sherman DVM, MS, Diplomate, ACVIM

Published Online: 18 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470292136.ch4

Tending Animals in the Global Village: A Guide to International Veterinary Medicine

Tending Animals in the Global Village: A Guide to International Veterinary Medicine

How to Cite

Sherman, D. M. (2002) Animal Agriculture and Food Production Worldwide, in Tending Animals in the Global Village: A Guide to International Veterinary Medicine, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470292136.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 MAY 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780683180510

Online ISBN: 9780470292136

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Keywords:

  • food production;
  • physiological adaptation;
  • buffalo;
  • livestock;
  • veterinary service

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Objectives for This Chapter

  • Introduction

  • Factors Influencing the Agricultural Use of Animals

  • Animal Distribution and Use

  • Role of Animals in Agriculture and Daily Life

  • Animal Management Systems

  • Livestock in Sustainable Agriculture

  • Approaches to Improving Animal Productivity

  • Discussion Points