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Author Turner, Jacky

Title Animal breeding, welfare and society / Jacky Turner

Publ Info London ; Washington, DC : Earthscan, 2010
 RWU Main Library  SF105 .T87 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  SF105 T87 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 324 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The industrialization of animal genetics -- Breeding for productivity -- Productivity and animal health -- Productivity and welfare: animal behaviour -- Companion animal breeding: ideal standards -- Companion animal breeding: welfare, professionals and owners -- Sports animals: breeding gladiators -- Surpluses and rejects -- Traditional, rare and fancy breeds -- Pedigrees and purity -- Population control: pests, aliens and endangered species -- Laboratory animal breeding: designed for science -- Eugenics, commerce and control in human and animal reproduction
LC subject Animal breeding -- Moral and ethical aspects
Animal behavior
Animal welfare
Animal population genetics
ISBN 9781844075881 (hardback)
1844075885 (hardback)
9781844075898 (pbk.)
1844075893 (pbk.)