Zoology for Kids

Understanding and Working with Animals, with 21 Activities
Author: Josh Hestermann,Bethanie Hestermann,The Kratt Brothers
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 1613749643
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 144
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“Packed with facts and photos, Zoology for Kids is a vibrant introduction to zoology that also provides inspiration for career options and activities to help children further explore and apply what they have learned.” —Liesl Pimentel, manager of education and formal programs, Phoenix Zoo Zoology for Kids invites young animal lovers to discover the animal kingdom through clear, entertaining information and anecdotes and hands-on activities. Part 1 introduces the science of zoology, discussing animals’ forms, functions, and behaviors as well as the history behind zoos and aquariums. Kids bake edible animal cells, play a dolphin-echolocation game, and design an exhibit. Part 2 offers an insider’s look at how zoologists apply their knowledge every day. Kids peek into the world of zookeepers and aquarists, veterinarians, wildlife researchers, and conservationists. They “train” their friends, mold a tiger’s jawbone, and perform field research in their own backyard. Animal enthusiasts come away with new knowledge, a healthy respect for the animal kingdom, and the idea that they can pursue animal-related careers and make a difference to preserve and protect the natural world. Josh Hestermann is a marine-mammal keeper and trainer at the Brookfield Zoo in Illinois. Bethanie Hestermann is a freelance writer and contributing writer and editor at large at Connected World magazine. They live in Brookfield, Illinois. Martin and Chris Kratt, the Kratt Brothers, are the creators and cohosts of the PBS Kids series Wild Kratts, Kratts Creatures, and Zoboomafoo.

Beef Cattle Management - With Information on Selection, Care, Breeding and Fattening of Beef Cows and Bulls


Author: William C. Skelley
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 1447490495
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 30
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This early work on beef cattle farming provides a comprehensive guide to the selection, care, breeding and fattening of beef cows and bulls. Suitable for the cattle farmer, animal husbandry enthusiast or livestock historian, this book features a variety of information that is still of practical use today. Contents: Cattle Farming; Beef Cattle Management; William C. Skelley; Factors Favourable to Beef Production; Phases of Beef Production; Factors in Establishing the Herd; The Beef Breeds; Selecting individuals; Care and Management of the Bull; Care and Management of the Cow Herd; Care of The Beef Calf; Winter Management of Young Breeding Animals; Production of Fat Cattle for Market; Feeds for Beef Cattle. Complete with a new introduction and the original illustrations, we are republishing this vintage work in a high quality, modern, and affordable edition.

Raising Beef Cattle For Dummies


Author: Scott Royer,Nikki Royer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118089111
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 360
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The tools you need to raise and care for beef cattle Beef cattle farming is a business that continues to grow in theUnited States and around the world, and it will only grow larger asthe demand for beef continues to increase. Raising Beef CattleFor Dummies provides you with an introduction to all aspects ofraising beef cattle. Packed with expert tips from experiencedfarmers, it gives any level of cattle-raiser the tools needed toincrease the quantity and quality of your farm's output andmaintain a healthy herd. Raising Beef Cattle For Dummies is the go-to resource foraspiring cattle farmers. With important information on health,handling, and breeding, and detailed coverage of equipment andsupplies, it is teeming with useful information that anyoneinterested in raising cattle should have. Advice on which beef cattle breeds to rear The prevention and treatment of common diseases Caring for pregnant heifers and calving procedures Dietary specifications dependent on breed Guidance on humane management Creating an open and safe pasture habitat If you're an aspiring cattle farmer looking to begin raisingcattle or an established raiser interested in expanding your herd,Raising Beef Cattle For Dummies has you covered.

Animals and World Religions


Author: Lisa Kemmerer
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199912556
Category: Religion
Page: 360
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Despite increasing public attention to animal suffering, little seems to have changed: Human beings continue to exploit billions of animals in factory farms, medical laboratories, and elsewhere. In this wide-ranging and perceptive study, Lisa Kemmerer shows how spiritual writings and teachings in seven major religious traditions can help people to consider their ethical obligations toward other creatures. Dr. Kemmerer examines the role of nonhuman animals in scripture and myth, in the lives of religious exemplars, and by drawing on foundational philosophical and moral teachings. She begins with a study of indigenous traditions around the world, then focuses on the religions of India (Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain) and China (Daoism and Confucianism), and finally, religions of the Middle East (Judaism, Christianity, and Islam). At the end of each chapter, Kemmerer explores the inspiring lives and work of contemporary animal advocates who are motivated by a personal religious commitment. Animals and World Religions demonstrates that rethinking how we treat nonhuman animals is essential for anyone claiming one of the world's great religions.

Caring for Cows


Author: Valerie Porter
Publisher: Whittet Books Limited
ISBN: 9780905483931
Category: Nature
Page: 144
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Caring for Transition Cows


Author: M. F. Hutjens,Earl Peirce Aalseth
Publisher: Hoard's Dairyman Books
ISBN: 9780932147462
Category: Cows
Page: 64
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Managing fresh and dry cows, transition cow disorders, management too is including protocol, vaccination, feed additives.

Manufacture of Snacks Food, Namkeen, Pappad & Potato Products


Author: N.A
Publisher: Engineers India Research In
ISBN: 8186732373
Category: Baked products
Page: 320
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Extruded Snacks, Health Food Snacks, Snack Food Preservatio & Packaging, Details Of Plant, Machinery & Equipments, Instant Noodles, Namkeen, Namkeen & Sweets, Potato Products. Manufacturers Of Plants & Machineries Of Snacks Food, Manufacturers Of Machineries Of Papped Plants, Manufacturers Of Plant & Machineries Of Namkeen, Manufacturers Of Raw Materials, Suppliers Of Packaging Materials. Potato, Pappad & Barian Plant, Potato Waffers, Potato Chips, Packaging Of Snack Foods.

The Cattle Health Handbook


Author: Heather Smith Thomas
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603426493
Category: Medical
Page: 372
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In this practical guide, Heather Smith Thomas provides easy-to-execute solutions for a variety of common medical situations that can afflict your animals, including bacterial diseases, parasites, and nutritional deficiencies.

Backyard Farming: Raising Cattle for Dairy and Beef


Author: Kim Pezza
Publisher: Hatherleigh Press
ISBN: 1578264960
Category: House & Home
Page: 144
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YOUR BACKYARD FARMING EXPERIENCE BEGINS HERE! Whether for milk or beef, cattle are among the most versatile livestock for your new homestead. Backyard Farming: Raising Cattle is your expert guide to successfully keeping and caring for your herd. A comprehensive primer for first-time beef and dairy cow owners, Raising Cattle includes detailed illustrations and informative photographs that help introduce these animals to your backyard farm, whether you plan to raise a single cow or bull, or an entire herd. Raising Cattle covers a broad range of ownership and care issues from selecting the right breeds and numbers for your wants and needs, housing and land requirements, breeding and raising new calves, and keeping your animals happy and healthy, to enjoying your very own farm-fresh milk, beef, and more. With Raising Cattle, you will: • Learn to understand and appreciate these essential livestock investments • Build efficient housing for your cows to minimize your workload • Prepare and care for this unique herd animal, opening up new possibilities for your backyard farm • Learn to milk your dairy cows and prepare it for sale or personal use • Discover a variety of delicious homestead recipes …and many more tips and tricks from experienced farmers to help you achieve success with your cattle. Raising Cattle is your first big step to joining the growing movement of homemakers and homesteaders looking to make a return to a healthier, happier way of life—and it starts right in your own backyard. Backyard Farming is a series of easy-to-use guides to help urban, suburban, and rural dwellers turn their homes into homesteads. Whether planning to grow food for the family or for sale at the local farmers market, Backyard Farming provides simple instruction and essential information in a convenient reference. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Mastitis in Dairy Cows, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Food Animal Practice - E-Book


Author: Pamela L. Ruegg
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455747963
Category: Medical
Page: 256
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Current, important information on mastitis for all food animal practitioners! Topics will include new perspectives in mastitis control, treatment of clinical mastitis, antimicrobial resistance in mastitis pathogens, the role of diagnostic microbiology in mastitis control programs, update on control of Staph aureus and Strep ag, epidemiology and control of mycoplasma mastitis, managing environmental mastitis, mastitis vaccine strategies, using mastitis records and somatic cell count data, the role of the milking machine in mastitis control, stray voltage and milk quality, communicating and implementing udder health programs, and more!

Food and Animal Welfare


Author: Henry Buller,Emma Roe
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 0857856944
Category: Social Science
Page: 232
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Drawing together the latest research and a range of case studies, Henry Buller and Emma Roe guide readers on a fascinating journey through animal welfare issues 'from farm to fork'. Animal welfare offers a vital lens through which to explore the economies, culture and politics of food. This is the first text to provide a much-needed overview of this strongly debated area of the food industry. Buller and Roe explore how animal welfare is defined, advocated, assessed and implemented by farmers, veterinarians, distributors, and consumers. From the practicalities and limitations of establishing a basic standard of care for livestock, to the ethics of selling welfare as a product in the supermarket, this indispensable book offers empirical insights into a key aspect of the global food system: the lives, deaths, and consumption of animals which are at the core of the food chain. It is a must-read for students and scholars of animal welfare, agro-food studies and human-animal relations in disciplines such as geography, politics, anthropology, and sociology as well as animal behaviour, psychology and veterinary science.

Das geheime Leben der Kühe

Mit einem Vorwort von Alan Bennett
Author: Rosamund Young
Publisher: btb Verlag
ISBN: 3641222311
Category: Social Science
Page: 176
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Wie fühlt es sich an, eine Kuh zu sein? Ziemlich ähnlich wie ein Mensch. Davon ist Rosamund Young, britische Ökobäuerin der ersten Stunde, überzeugt: Kühe haben Gefühle und gehen persönliche Beziehungen ein. Sie sprechen miteinander, geben ihre Weisheit weiter, kümmern sich um den Nachwuchs, spielen Verstecken, sind beleidigt, verärgert, traurig oder aufgekratzt. Young, die auf ihrer Farm Kite‘s Nest in den Cotswolds im Herzen Englands seit vielen Jahren biologische Landwirtschaft betreibt, hat zu ihren Kühen ein ganz besonderes Verhältnis. »Ich bin keine Schriftstellerin, ich bin Ghostwriter für meine Kühe«, sagt sie. Youngs ebenso warmherziges wie charmantes Plädoyer für einen Umgang mit den Tieren auf Augenhöhe verändert unseren Blick und lässt uns staunen. »Niemand, der dieses Buch gelesen hat, wird Kühe so sehen wie zuvor.« The Guardian

Cool Careers Without College for Animal Lovers


Author: Chris Hayhurst
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780823935000
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 144
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Profiles the characteristics of and qualifications needed for twelve jobs that involve working with animals.

The Complete Beginner's Guide to Raising Small Animals

Everything You Need to Know about Raising Cows, Sheep, Chickens, Ducks, Rabbits, and More
Author: Carlotta Cooper
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company
ISBN: 1601383762
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 384
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This book was written for anyone considering raising domesticated animals for family pets, producers of eggs and milk, Or a source Of humanely treated meat. You will learn how to care for chickens, from choosing the right breed to raising them for egg production. You will learn how to handle geese and ducks and information about choosing the correct breeds, feeding, housing, breeding, and selecting the right ones for egg production. You will also learn about egg incubation, maintaining poultry health, and how to raise them for meat. Other animals you will learn how to care for include rabbits, goats, sheep, dairy cows, and beef cattle. --

Small Cattle for Small Farms


Author: Margo Hayes
Publisher: Landlinks Press
ISBN: 0643099565
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 168
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There are more small farms in Australia than there are large, and this trend continues as an increasing number of larger farms are subdivided into smaller parcels. A growing demand for lifestyle blocks, in Australia and overseas, is fuelling an interest in the quieter, smaller breeds of cattle which have particular appeal as they are more manageable to control and maintain. Small Cattle for Small Farms is ideal for those people considering buying a small farm for lifestyle or commercial purposes. Written in response to the many questions the author was asked by those seeking to purchase small cattle, this practical and easy to understand guide provides an excellent introduction to small farming. The book assumes no prior experience with cattle, and covers all the basics to help you set up your small farm, including: types of cattle available, how to select your stock and care for them, stocking rates, fencing needs, vaccination requirements, methods of identification, and government requirements for land and stockowners. For those wishing to show their cattle, there is a chapter explaining how to prepare for competitions. A section on marketing details how to make a successful entry into the commercial beef industry, and a list of cattle organisations directs readers to more specific information for their chosen breeds.

Pragmatist Ethics for a Technological Culture


Author: F.W. Jozef Keulartz,Michiel Korthals,M. Schermer,T.E. Swierstra
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401003017
Category: Philosophy
Page: 264
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Our technological culture has an extremely dynamic character: old ways of reproducing ourselves, managing nature and keeping animals are continually replaced by new ones; norms and values with respect to our bodies, food production, health care and environmental protection are regularly being put up for discussion. This constantly confronts us with new moral problems and dilemmas. In discussion with other approaches this book argues that pragmatism, with its strong emphasis on the interaction between technology and values, gives us both procedural help and stresses the importance of living and cooperating together in tackling these problems and dilemmas. The issues in this book include the interaction of technology and ethics, the status of pragmatism, the concept of practice, and discourse ethics and deliberative democracy. It has an interactive design, with original contributions alternating with critical comments. The book is of interest for students, scholars and policymakers in the fields of bioethics, animal ethics, environmental ethics, pragmatist philosophy and science and technology studies.

The Complete Guide to Small-scale Farming

Everything You Need to Know about Raising Beef and Dairy Cattle, Rabbits, Ducks, and Other Small Animals
Author: Melissa Nelson
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company
ISBN: 1601383754
Category: Nature
Page: 288
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Starting a small scale farm is the dream of Americans young and old, from those who watched the majesty of the great western farm in films during their youth to those who spent their childhood actually working on a farm. However, for many of these individuals it is a matter of logistics and cost that keeps them from realizing their dreams. Raising beef cattle, ducks, rabbits, and any other small animals such as sheep, goats, or chickens takes not only a decent amount of money to get started, but know how that doesn't come in textbooks while in school. This book was written with the intent of providing anyone who has ever wanted to start their own small scale farm the necessary resources and information needed to start raising small animals and cattle. You will learn everything you need to know to raise a wide variety of small animals. You will learn how to care for chickens, from choosing the right breed to raising them for egg production. You will learn how to handle geese and ducks, choosing the correct breeds, feeding, housing, breeding, and selecting the right ones for egg production. You will also learn about egg incubation, maintaining poultry health, and how raise them for meat. Other animals you will learn how to care for include rabbits, goats, sheep, dairy cows, and beef cattle. Small farmers and animal experts have been interviewed in detail and their responses added to this book to provide additional insight into every aspect of raising farm animals. This includes details about how to purchase, house, feed, breed, record, and butcher animals of all types as well as how to gather milk, use goats and cows for maintaining your fields, and even keeping records of births and selling babies. Everything you might need to know about raising small animals for your farm is included in this guide to provide you the first steps to raising domesticated poultry and livestock. Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company presidentâe(tm)s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.

Large Animal Clinical Procedures for Veterinary Technicians - E-Book


Author: Kristin J. Holtgrew-Bohling
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323290353
Category: Medical
Page: 584
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Covering the role of the veterinary technician in large-animal care, Large Animal Clinical Procedures for Veterinary Technicians, 2nd Edition provides a comprehensive guide to large-animal clinical diagnostic, medical, and surgical procedures. Not only does this book show why and how each procedure is performed, but it shows the vet tech’s role in preparing for, assisting in, and following up on each one. Coverage of herd health care helps you understand the essentials of behavior and handling, safety, breeds, vaccination schedules, and common parasites. This edition adds case studies and clinical applications in each chapter, and a new section with an overview on livestock management. Written by educator and horse stable owner Kristin Holtgrew-Bohling, this book helps you pass your boards and gain certification, and can also be used as an on-the-job reference. A focus on the veterinary technician's role includes a description of each procedure in terms of the vet tech's responsibilities, explaining why and how the procedure is performed. Full-color photographs and line drawings show restraint, bandaging, physical examination techniques, and diagnostic procedures. A practical approach makes this text useful in classes and in clinical situations, so veterinary technicians, acting under instructions of veterinarians, can plan and follow through on procedures and treatment regimens for large animals. Proper medical terminology and common/layperson terminology are both used, helping you communicate effectively with clients and with other professionals. AVMA accreditation is promoted through coverage of the essential large animal-related tasks in the CVTEA Manual of Accreditation for Veterinary Technology Programs. New section on the livestock industry provides a wider background of herd health care so you can better understand the practices, procedures, and decisions of large animal veterinary medicine. New section on llamas and alpacas helps you understand the health and maintenance of these increasingly popular domestic animals -- in the U.S., there are more than 12,000 alpaca herds and 25,000 llama owners. Emphasis on husbandry demonstrates how everyday housing and feeding affect care of common large animal diseases, including client education. Addition of case studies and clinical applications to each chapter helps you develop skills such as good history taking, decision making, and thinking on your feet. Coverage of herd health care includes behavior and handling, safety, breeds, vaccination schedules, and common parasites. Vet Tech Threads focus your learning with learning objectives, key terms, chapter outlines, and Technician Notes. Other added coverage includes photos of breeds and vaccination and parasite tables.

Holy Cow!

Does God Care about What We Eat?
Author: Hope Egan
Publisher: First Fruits of Zion
ISBN: 9781892124197
Category: Meat
Page: 161
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Join messiah magazine editor and best-selling author Hope Egan on her personal journey through what the Old and New Testaments say about eating meat. With the help of author and Bible scholar D. Thomas Lancaster, Hope helps you see how science and Scripture brilliantly intertwine. Promoting neither legalism nor vegetarianism, Holy Cow! gently challenges followers of Jesus to take a fresh look at how they live out their faith and what Christian obedience looks like.