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Title: Animal Science


1
Animal Science
  • What is Animal Science?

2
What is Animal Science?
  • Care, management and production of domestic
    animals
  • Animals used for food, clothing, weapons tools
  • Todays animal science includes biotechnology,
    genetics behavior research

3
Domestication
  • What was the first domesticated animal?
  • Dog for tracking, then herding
  • After animals become domesticated, they become
    dependent on man

4
Domestication
  • Most can not survive in wild
  • Most poultry can not fly, But Why?
  • They are bred for size which makes them incapable
    of flight.
  • Turkeys
  • Also, some species have their wings clipped at
    birth
  • Ducks
  • Geese

5
Animal Uses
  • Food
  • Milk
  • Work
  • Medicine Research
  • Clothing

6
Animal Uses
  • What types of animals are used for meat?
  • Cattle (beef)
  • Swine (pork)
  • Lamb
  • Goat
  • Poultry

7
Animal Uses
  • Milk-inexpensive source of protein
  • Produced by dairy cows goats
  • Cheese, ice cream, yogurt
  • Did you know that over 90 of U.S. milk
    production comes from the Holstein breed?
  • What is another protein source that is produced
    by animal?
  • Eggs

8
Animal Uses
  • What are some areas in which we use animals for
    work?
  • Cultivate land
  • Transportation
  • Control other animals
  • Assist physically medically handicapped
  • Blind

9
Animal Uses
  • Medicine Research
  • Animal Behaviors
  • Genetic tests
  • Future treatment research

10
Animal Uses
  • Clothing
  • Hides - leather
  • Fibers - wool, mohair

11
Animal Uses
  • Other
  • Pets
  • By-Products
  • Bone buttons, glue, mineral supplement for
    livestock feed (calcium)
  • Fat- chemicals, creams, lubricants, soaps, food

12
What is the future of Animal Science?
  • Genetic improvements
  • Cloning
  • ?????
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