This book examines the efficiency and economics of animal production, feed resource availability, interactions between plant and animal agricultures, international trade, resource allocation, roles of animals in developing countries, and the nutritional values and limitations of animal products.
1. Alternative Strategies in Food-Animal Production 2. Implications of International Trade on Resources for Animal Production 3. Opportunities for Forage, Waste and By-Product Conversion to Human Food by Ruminants 4. Opportunities for Waste and By-Product Conversion to Human Food by Non-Ruminants 5. Past, Present and Future Resource Allocation to Livestock Production 6. The Role of Animals in Developing Countries 7. Animal Foods, Past, Present and Future: A Nutritionist's View