Bovine Science - A Key to Sustainable Development
Sadashiv S. O.
Sharangouda J. Patil
Since the beginning of civilization, humans and animals have developed very strong associations to their mutual benefits. Livestock, particularly bovines, are important contributors to total food production in the world. The social expectations in Science and Technology are increasing because of rapid advances. Prevention and control of infectious diseases in bovines have been among the top-most public health objective in the last decade. In the present book, experts from different continents present important aspects of bovine science such as louse infestations of ruminants, cytogenetics of bovines, factors of competitiveness for bovines, feed manipulation, enhancement of conjugated linoleic acid and its bioavailability, emergence of antimicrobial resistance, and also meat quality. The aim of this book to provide an understanding of the present scenario, advances and challenges in bovine science.