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Cover for Ethical issues: introduction to chapters 18a-e.

It is important for people in the meat industry to understand different ways that people outside the industry view the use of animals for food. There are five short sub-chapters in Chapter 18. Two contributions discuss the ethical importance of good animal welfare and why it must be taken...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240573)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The rise of the inclusive approach to change in animal welfare.

This chapter presents guidelines that large scale animal producers and big companies of meat and egg producing animals should follow in order to assure the public that the welfare of animals are being considered such as proper space allowance, ability to move, cage-free hens, and stress free...

Author(s)
Lymbery, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The cattle industry of Belize: a brief history of research and development to the mid-1970s.

Belize, one of the sites of the collaborative IDRC/UWI-CSIRO research reported in this volume, is a small Central American country whose economy is little known compared with that of Australia, thus background information on its livestock industry is presented here to set the scene for the chapters ...

Author(s)
Lazier, J. R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646282)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rodent control in practice: protection of humans and animal health.

This chapter discusses the rodent-control strategies in municipal and householder premises, integrated pest management, and best practice and audit schemes. Rodent control in food processing and production units as well as livestock units, and control options for domestic/household and small...

Author(s)
Meyer, A. N.; Kaukeinen, D. E.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Activities of the Animal Production and Health Division (AGA) of FAO to improve food and nutrition security.

Livestock have multiple important roles and functions, including their direct contribution to food availability and access for smallholders. Livestock products are major sources of protein, micronutrients (iron, zinc, calcium, vitamins B12, A and riboflavin) and fats. They are particularly...

Author(s)
Thompson, B.; Amoroso, L.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642994)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Breeds.

This chapter discusses evolution of both the domestic sheep and goats and its structure in UK's sheep and goat industry while presenting an alphabetical list and short description (origin and traits) of the different breeds of sheep and goats in UK and other parts of the world.

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780640037)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Overview of the global goat meat sector.

This chapter gives an overview of the goat meat sector. It describes the current situation of the goat as a meat animal and gives an account of goat populations throughout the world and their distribution by region in different continents, as well as the countries with the highest goat populations. ...

Author(s)
Mahgoub, O.; Kadim, I. T.; Lu, C. D.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938499)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Linear body measurements and carcass characteristics of goats.

This chapter discusses the carcass characteristics of goats, with emphasis on live body weight and linear carcass measurements. Goats are a good potential source of meat as they yield good carcass weights under inexpensive management systems. The economic importance of goat carcasses in the world...

Author(s)
Kadim, I. T.; Mahgoub, O.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938499)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nutritive value and quality characteristics of goat meat.

Goat is one of the most common domesticated animals, both in its distribution and its utilization, due to its adaptation to a wide range of environments. There has been a worldwide tendency towards a rapid increase in the demand for goat meat, indicating an enormous market potential. Carcass...

Author(s)
Kadim, I. T.; Mahgoub, O.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938499)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The chemical composition and structure of meat.

This chapter focuses on the chemical composition of meat proteins and the structure of meat particularly the muscles. A brief discussion is provided on each of the various chemical components of meat proteins such as collagen, fats, carbohydrates, and nucleotides. After which, the gross and...

Author(s)
Warriss, P. D.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935931)
Type
Book chapter

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