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By Robert Mikesell, MeeCee Baker

Animal technology Biology and expertise, third variation is the correct animal technological know-how ebook that mixes the empirical and the sensible in a publication appropriate for readers of every age and levels. This booklet takes the reader from the fundamentals of construction via to review, whereas offering a modern evaluation. Readers will locate the possibilities for experiential studying present in this booklet may be particularly beneficial in making plans supervised agricultural event tasks and FFA profession improvement occasions. The occupation concentration sections present in Animal technological know-how Biology and know-how, third variation current possibilities in a narrative layout that might pique the reader's curiosity. The accompanying laboratory handbook and extra actions will offer readers with palms on engagement that reinforces studying. This amazing e-book used to be written via nationally well known educators, MeeCee Baker and Robert Mikesell, who additionally personal and function a pork livestock farm and produce academia into the pasture.

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Explain the calcification process of long bone growth. 13. is a form of energy in the bloodstream. 14. What is the only FDA-approved farm-animal use of somatotropin? 15. Somatotropin is secreted by the gland. 16. Recombinant somatotropin is genetically engineered. True/False. 17. Is somatotropin a protein or a fat? 18. When beta agonists are given to animals, protein manufacture increases/decreases and fat manufacture increases/decreases. Write correct answers. 19. Ractopamine is approved for swine and cattle.

HORSES © Ewan Chesser. com Hailing from the family Equidae, Equus caballus, or the domestic horse, first served humankind in Asia several thousand years ago. Nomads used the horse for milk, meat, transportation, and as a vehicle of war. Most likely, many types of wild horses were domesticated and mingled to form various breeds and types. Horses actually evolved in the United States but became extinct before the arrival of Columbus. Spanish explorers reintroduced horses to the Americans. FIGURE 1-11 Domestic sheep originated from wild sheep of Europe and Asia Minor.

33 Delmar/Cengage Learning CHAPTER 2 FIGURE 2-14 Growth hormone (somatotropin) is not legal to use in meat animals, but research has shown that it increases muscle volume and decreases fat accumulation. BIOLOGY OF GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT somatotropin from one species (such as pigs) will not affect any other species (such as cattle, sheep, or humans). Somatotropin regulates the growth of long bones, muscle, and fat. It is secreted in relatively large amounts in young, growing animals with the amount decreasing to a lower level at maturity.

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