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The Economics of Animal Health and Production: A Practical and Theoretical Guide

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The Economics of Animal Health and Production: A Practical and Theoretical Guide

J. Rushton

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Author: J. Rushton

About The Book

Illustrated with review studies on animal health economics, this book presents information on the most important economic tools applied to livestock, covering both theory and practical applications. Topics covered include gross margin analysis, partial budgeting, investment and financial appraisal and cost-benefit analysis. There are also sections on decision tree analysis, optimisation methods, value chain analysis, new institutional economics, DALYs and a range of policy analysis tools. International experts contribute on important theoretical and practical aspects of animal health and production economics, with global themes on livestock and poverty.

Additional Information

Author J. Rushton
Availability In Print
Dimensions 246 x 178mm
Extent 364 Pages
ISBN 9781845931940
Publication date December 2008
Book Type Hardcover

Contents

Entries include:

  • Abandoned Animals
  • Breeding
  • Central Nervous System
  • Confinement
  • Dominance
  • Environment
  • Feeding
  • Grazing Behaviour
  • Hierarchy
  • Immune Systems
  • Laying Hen Housing
  • Maternal Behaviour
  • Nursing
  • Operant Tests
  • Parental Behaviour
  • Rearing Environment
  • Sexual Behaviour
  • Slaughter
  • Transport
  • Ultrasound
  • Vision
  • Wildlife Management
  • Zoo

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