Introduction to Animal Science Notes

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Unformatted text preview: sed cou – Elephant logging in India and Thailand; Monkeys harvest coconut in Thailand • Animal products provide 63 % of protein consumed in the U.S.A. • Meat = 54 % 54 • Milk = 32 % • Fish = 6 % • Eggs = 7 % • Companionship • Clothing • Medical • Fertilizer • Cosmetics • Work – Service animals –Seeing-eye dogs –Police dogs –Hearing dogs 4 1/5/2013 • Source • Blood • Entertainment Horse racing Dog racing Camel racing Circus • Source • Hide • Inedible fat fat • Hooves • Horns • Feathers Some Products Glue feed Glue, feed, vaccines, serum Buttons, jewelry, gelatin, Feed, fertilizer Pharmaceuticals • Bones • Digestive tract • Endocrine glands Some Products Leather Fuel soap Fuel, soap, candles Gelatin, glue Crafts, cultural symbols Feed, bedding • Genetic engineering – the directed alteration of genetic material by intervention in the genetic processes • Biotechnology – the application to industry Biotechnology the application to industry of of advances made in the techniques and instruments from the biological sciences • Genetically modified foods • Transgenic animals animals • Animals as bioreactors • Produce pharmaceuticals • “Pharming” Pharming” 5 1/5/2013 • Sources of transplant organs • Study of human diseases • Disease resistant animals • Bovine somatotropin (BST) Increased milk production 6...
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2013 for the course ANIMAL SCI 160 taught by Professor Fisher during the Spring '08 term at University of Tennessee.

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