Growth and Development Chapter 1

Growth and Development Chapter 1 - death. Neonatal: time...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/29/09 The Biology Of Growth ANSC 2133 Dr. L. Gentry Chapter 1
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9/29/09 Growth Any change in body weight, size, shape, form, composition or structure over time. Hypertrophy: increase in cell size. Hyperplasia: increase in cell numbers.
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9/29/09 Development The progression of an increased complexity of a living organism due to a differential rate of change in individual body components. Prenatal: time before parturition (from fertilized ovum to birth). Postnatal: time from parturition to
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Unformatted text preview: death. Neonatal: time period immediately after 9/29/09 Factors Influencing Growth and Development Genetics: Superior VS. Mediocre VS. Poor Nutrition: Nutrients and Non-Nutrient Feed Additives Growth Promotents Partitioning Agents Environment: 9/29/09 Animal Performance Data Growth Data: Average Daily Gain (ADG) Average Daily Feed Intake (ADFI) Feed Efficiency (FE) Carcass Data: Loin Muscle Area (LEA) Backfat Thickness Percentage Carcass Lean...
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