TAMU ANSC 107 - Introductory Animal Science (3 pages)

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Introductory Animal Science

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Lecture number:
1
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Texas A&M University
Course:
Ansc 107 - General Animal Science
Edition:
1

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ANSC 107 1nd Edition Lecture 1 Outline of Current Lecture II Human needs III Advancements in Agriculture IV Future of Agriculture V Influences on Agriculture Facts Pork is red meat but looks white because of marketing techniques 18 years ago 5 people in class ate lamb Now 80 of class eat lamb Feeding the World 2 provided food for the US and surplus that is sent abroad We sell mean and grains overseas Our food comes from lamb goat hamburger garlic produce Problems and concerns food safety and animal welfare What are basic human needs Food shelter clothing fuel emotional well being Animal products provide 16 of the valorizes and 35 of the protein Increased productivity Advancements in Agriculture Frees people from producing their own food Per capita income US 12 of income for food India and China 55 65 of income 4 3 billion large farm animals ruminants Per capita consumption of red meat 272 pounds We ate 8 billion chicken in the US Because they are cheaper than red meat Older people number 1 concern quality and taste Artificial insemination turkeys cannot breath naturally Companionship Recreation 26 million dogs and 21 million cats These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute 30 million tons of cat and dog food Horses Other animals both small and large Emotional well being Land Conservation Sustainable agriculture Utilize forage Control unwanted plants Control wildfires Decreased use of chemical herbicides Changes in Agriculture Size operations increase production efficiency Traceability of product conception to consumption Quality assurance of product Family farms are declining New food producing sources Worries about agriculture Food safety quality wholesomeness Hormone implants Contamination where does it come from Animal welfare Environmental safety Influences of media on agriculture Jack and the box beef industry BST in dairy cattle dairy industry BSE



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