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  Animal husbandry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Animal husbandry is the agricultural practice of breeding and raising livestock.
Students of animal science may pursue degrees in veterinary medicine following graduation, or go on to pursue master's degrees or doctorates in disciplines such as nutrition, genetics and breeding, or reproductive physiology.
Animal rights groups are vocal in its criticism of systems of animal agriculture.
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 HighBeam Encyclopedia - animal husbandry
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY [animal husbandry] aspect of agriculture concerned with the care and breeding of domestic animals such as cattle, goats, sheep, hogs, and horses.
Domestication of wild animal species was a crucial achievement in the prehistoric transition of human civilization from hunting-and-gathering to agriculture.
Animal Husbandry to Be Beefed up in China.
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 Panipat - Animal Husbandry
Animal Husbandry Department, Haryana is endeavoring for improving of livestock in the State.
Animal Husbandry Department is serving for giving free treatment to affected animals in the Institutions and to the poor breeders and ailing animals at the doorstep.
The Animal Husbandry Department is setting various fodder demonstration plots by supplying good quality, tested certified/ truthfully labeled fodder seeds of the seasonal fodder crops to the various progressive animal breeders on subsidy rates/free of cost for setting up demonstration plots and thereby improving the green fodder availability to the livestock of the district.
panipat.nic.in /animalhusbandry.htm   (2082 words)

 Animal Husbandry
Intensive husbandry conditions include large numbers of animals in small pens or cages, enriched feed, growth stimulation by various means, and vaccination against disease.
Traditional husbandry practices are closely associated with the degree of control needed over the animals that are kept and with the uses to which they are put.
Water buffaloes are used as draught animals in southern Asia, where they have adapted to the high temperatures and humidity, whereas horses, which thrive in moderate climates, were the principal draught animals in the temperate regions until they were replaced by tractors.
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 Citizens Charter of Animal Husbandry Department - 2004
Animal Husbandry contributes significantly in supplementing the income of small, marginal farmers and landless labourers and in generating gainful employment opportunities, especially self-employment to a substantial number of rural and urban populations many of whom are women, who play a major role in the care and management of livestock.
Animal Husbandry Department plays a major role in providing veterinary health care and improving the genetic production potentialities of livestock and poultry reared in the State.
The Animal Husbandry Department is under the overall control of the Director of Veterinary Services and Director of Animal Husbandry.
www.tn.gov.in /citizen/animal.htm   (2404 words)

 Animal husbandry - Cats Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Proponents of animal rights philosophies tend to advocate a rejection of animal husbandry and instead promote veganism.
They would argue the term 'animal husbandry' is a pejorative term which helps create a misleading, benevolent paradigm of human-animal interaction.
Some domesticated species of animals, such as the vechur cow, are endangered, and are the subject of conservation efforts.
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As such, it is a vital skill for farmers, and in many ways as much art as it is science.
It is also mentioned in the Bible as the first task given by God to Adam: to name and care for the Garden of Eden and the animals (Genesis 2:19-20).
Historically, certain sub-professions within the field of Animal Husbandry are specifically named according to the animals which are cared for.
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 The Control of Internal Parasites in Ruminants
Animals that graze are always exposed to parasites and are thus constantly being reinfected; not to mention that routine deworming treatments delay the development of immunity in young animals.
Animal is contaminated by absorbing L3 larvae or infesting larvae with the grass.
Animals must be prevented from accessing swamps or streams at all costs because of the parasitic risks, the damage the animals cause to these areas and the risks of pollution.
www.eap.mcgill.ca /AgroBio/ab370-04e.htm   (7707 words)

 Agricultural Services & Rural Development - Animal Husbandry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Improvement of animal housing and the introduction of new technologies are carried out from time to time, and their respective results conveyed to the local breeders through extension services.
The animal husbandry section at Ghammieri also houses other types of animals which are not associated with the farming activity in Malta.
These animals which include ponies, llamas, deers, fancy poultry (pigeons, peacocks, pheasants etc), ostriches, rhea and a Maltese ox, are being kept for display purposes and are an attraction to school children.
www.agric.gov.mt /animal_husb.htm   (494 words)

Live- stock Farm HISAR and then supplied to the panchayats or used at Semen Banks of the deptt.Such animals are provided with insurance cover and 50% amount of insurance premium is paid by the deptt.
S.P.C.A. Society for Prevention of Cruelly to animals was established and registered under the societies act with the great efforts of Deputy Director ICDP Jind and field Veterinarians.
The commoon animal diseases prevalent in the district are foot and mouth disease, Haemorrhagic septicemia, Surra and Parasitic diseases both internal and external.
www.jind.nic.in /animal.htm   (2426 words)

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The Animal Husbandry group studies the interaction between the animal and it's environment.
The animal husbandry group studies the environmental conditions that guarantee optimal health, welfare and production of farm animals.
Furthermore, it is studied what happens at an animal and population level when optimal housing and management conditions are not met.
www.gcw.nl /wur/organisatie/detail.cfm?ID=408   (253 words)

 Animal jobs trainer animal training jobs zoo keeper jobs animal trainers start at Hollywood Animals exotic animal ...
The foremost hands on animal training, educational and animal behavior center in the country taught by working studio trainers and professional animal actors.
Our school specializes in providing hands-on training and instruction dedicated to teaching exotic animal training, husbandry and behavior in captivity and maintaining the preservation of non captive wildlife around the world.
For 15 years we have been providing students with safe and professional training to start a career working with animals in the film industry as animal trainers, zoos and animal parks.
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 Extension Animal Husbandry Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Extension Animal Husbandry program is one that deals with multiple species of animals whose primary purpose is to provide meat for the table.
This designation is to differentiate these animals from those raised primarily for dairy reasons.
Meat animals include beef cattle, sheep and meat goats.
www.cals.ncsu.edu /an_sci/extension/animal/eahmain.html   (68 words)

 Animal Husbandry Applicant Letter
Volunteers do not engage in husbandry/training or other direct interactions with the animals unless instructed by or in the presence and under the direct supervision of a trainer or keeper.
The volunteer program is an outgrowth of our dedication to the care and well-being of our resident animals and their counterparts in the wild.
In addition to gaining a working knowledge of animal husbandry while working here, you can develop a greater understanding and appreciation of marine animals and husbandry techniques through direct observation and the knowledge of our staff.
www.wcs.org /getinvolved/volunteers/nyaquarium/60357/ahal   (258 words)

 In Review: ANIMAL HUSBANDRY by Laura Zigman (Between The Lines)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Laura Zigman's witty debut novel Animal Husbandry is the kind of book you can read in a matter of days without taxing the grey cells and with the odd whiff of a chuckle.
She is the kind of author who would fit into the 'Seinfeld' posse with ease, confidence and just the right dose of revenge, paranoia and dysfunctionalism that makes the American sitcom one of the most watched and lauded portraits of life this century.
At times Animal Husbandry is painful in its honesty and desperation, but its scathing sprinkling of humour keeps the mood light.
www.thei.aust.com /books97/btlrvanimalhusbandry.html   (680 words)

 Animal Husbandry Encyclopedia Article @ BareHands.com (Bare Hands)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Animal Husbandry Encyclopedia Article @ BareHands.com (Bare Hands)
Indonesia to cull 2,000 fowls to prevent spread of bird flu
W Java's Garut to cull 2,000 fowls to prevent spread of AI
www.barehands.com /encyclopedia/Animal_husbandry   (604 words)

 Amazon.com: Animal Husbandry: Books: Laura Zigman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Animal Husbandry is likely to be a good, cathartic read for anyone who's been dumped (and who hasn't?).
She becomes obsessed with evolutionary biology and animal behavioral theory, and she discusses the relationship through the filter of these theories.
Animal Husbandry taps into what a lot of women are thinking and feeling right after a break up.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0385319037?v=glance   (2894 words)

 animal husbandry
The Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank (FARAD) was developed by pharmacologists and toxicologists at the University of California, Davis, the University of Florida, the North Carolina State University, and the University of Illinois.
The Tufts Animal Care and Condition (TACC) Scales were developed in 1997 as a screening tool to help cruelty investigators and veterinarians assess cases of animal abuse or neglect that are primarily related to husbandry, as opposed to deliberate acts of cruelty.
This document emphasises the importance of good animal husbandry as the key to successful calf rearing and issues covered include scouring, nutrition, respiratory diseases, hygiene at calving, colostrum, orphan calves, replacement calves, restricted and unrestricted feeding, weaning, and building requirements.
vetgate.ac.uk /browse/cabi/detail/cc09b96e93fa2d956922f85b0bb37b7d.html   (6202 words)

 Listing by Alphabetical Subject Heading: Animal husbandry
Animal Sciences Group is a branch of Wageningen University and Research centre whose main focus is veterinary, zootechnical and biomedical research.
Supporting annexes are provided and include a draft code of practice for good animal feeding, infections and intoxications of farm livestock associated with feed and forage, and control of health factors in the production of animal feeds: an overview.
It looks at the applications of biotechnology to animals, such as how and why it may be used, public attitudes towards its use in animals, and issues such as animal welfare and consumer choice.
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 Halfbakery: Animal Husbandry
With an increasing number of countries allowing same-sex marriage and mounting support for animal rights, a logical next step is to make available marriage vows or legal partnership with animals.
Upon untimely death of the human spouse, inheritance disputes would be avoided, and there would be no risk that the widowed animal would be (gasp!) “put to sleep”.
Of course, the passage of this legislation raises the troubling presemption that, until a couple weeks ago, it was legal in Missouri to fornicate with one's animal friends.
www.halfbakery.com /idea/Animal_20Husbandry   (522 words)

 Animal Husbandry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A typical family owns 150-200 sheep and goats, and at least five or six donkeys, which are used as pack animals.
The common rule of thumb is that one acre of permanent pasture can support one animal unit (one cow or horse, six sheep or goats) through the grazing season.
General guidelines for the pasture needs (if the pasture is to serve as a feed source) for horses which have a mature weight of 1000 to 1200 lbs.
www.pensee.com /dunham/facts/animals.html   (665 words)

 Animal Husbandry
Department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services is playing a vital role in the growth of rural economy through improved Animal Husbandry activities.The main occupation of more than 75 % of the population living in the rural areas is agriculture and allied activities.
The livestock productions from the domestic animals has been a subsidiary occupation of the farmers in the District Improved Animal Husbandry practices have helped rural population to augment their income and also in providing employment.
The Veterinary Institutions existing in the 7 Taluks of district are responsible for livestock's health coverage by vaccination and treatment, dosing of sheep and goats and up gradation of livestock’s by artificially insemination and by providing good quality breeding rams, bulls and boars etc., and promotion of fodder crops and trees.
www.kar.nic.in /bellary/ah.html   (503 words)

 animal husbandry
The CIWF campaigns to end the factory farming of animals and seeks to expose the inhumane conditions that some farm animals are reared, transported and slaughtered in.
This animal welfare code was prepared for the Australian Standing Committee on Agriculture and Resource Management (SCARM) in 1998 and is intended as a guide "for all people responsible for the welfare of pigs under both intensive and extensive systems".
Produced and published by the UK Farm Animal Welfare Council (FAWC), this report was written in June 2004 and summarises the FAWC study into activities associated with breeding of farm animals.
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 Homesteading Info ::Animal Husbandry::
All across the country, farmers and ranchers are returning to this ancient and healthier way of raising animals.
Well, the animal would probably be an economical, small beast that required about half the grazing land of an ordinary cow or steer.
If you have never raised a pig before it is best to raise one or two for the freezer to get an idea of their behaviors, abilities, and personalities.
www.homesteadinginfo.com /animals   (1509 words)

 Animal Husbandry
By reducing stocking rates and the animals' milk yield, they are less stressed and therefore less susceptible to disease and illness.
If a problem does occur, our solution is to complement the animal's natural immune system and try to remove the cause.
If an animal is in pain or suffering badly from a particular disease or illness that cannot be cured with non-medicinal methods, we will use conventional therapies to ensure that it is cured as quickly as possible.
www.redkitefarms.com /rkf/animal.html   (189 words)

 Animal Husbandry
object of the Animal Husbandry Department is to provide treatment, Vaccinations and operations to the Animals and Poultry.
Also, it provides Milch Animals to Tribals in the district and others under the various schemes of the Government.
are the veterinary dispensaries at each taluka placel and graduate level dispensary at district place to look after the animal health and to enhance the cross breeding programme.
gadchiroli.nic.in /ani18.htm   (104 words)

 CERES Certification - Our Services - Organic Certification - Animal Husbandry
Animals must have ac­cess to fresh air, direct sunlight, shade, and shelter.
Some of these ope­ra­tions may be allowed in exceptional cases, for reasons of safety or animal health.
Attention: In case of the EU-Regulation, purchase of conventional animals is limited by several further restrictions.
www.ceres-cert.com /en_animal_husbandry.html   (1074 words)

 animal husbandry. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
aspect of agriculture concerned with the care and breeding of domestic animals such as cattle, goats, sheep, hogs, and horses.
The first domesticated livestock animal may have been the sheep, which was tamed around 9000
B.C. there were domesticated cattle in SW Iran; and around 3000
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