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2017

Sustainable Goat Production in Adverse Environments : Volume I Welfare, Health and Breeding

Springer

Titre  : Sustainable Goat Production in Adverse Environments : Volume I Welfare, Health and Breeding

*Summarizes trends and challenges of sustainable goat meat and milk Production * Elaborates on health and welfare including environmental stressors * Describes genetic biodiversity and breed conservation methods

Editor (s) : João Simões, Carlos Gutiérrez (Eds.)
Publisher  : Springer
Date de parution : 2017
Pages : 539

Descriptif
This book explores the current trends and challenges of sustainable goat meat and milk production in different global contexts, providing valuable insights into this industry in adverse environments like mountain, semiarid and arid regions. It also includes contributions from international experts discussing goat reproduction, genetic diversity and improvement, as well topics such as animal health, welfare, socioeconomic aspects, and many other issues regarding the environmentally friendly and economically viable exploitation of goats. This is a highly informative book providing scientific insight for readers with an interest in sustainable agriculture and socio-economic aspects, as well as goat breed conservation, genetic diversity, and veterinary care. These subjects are complemented in a second volume providing a detailed description of more than 40 indigenous goat breeds and several ecotypes found in Asia, Africa, Europe, and America.

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