The present book comprises of twelve chapters. The presentation of some of the chapters like the animal morphology, shelter for animals, nutrition for animals, intake of food, absorption fluid transportation in body, organic regulation, physiology of development, evolution of physical structure, animal reproduction etc. is systematic, analytical, simple and lucid. It is hoped that this book will not only meet the requirements of students but will also be useful as a guide to the academic professionals.
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Preface v 1. Introduction to Animal Physiology 1 2. Animal Morphology 11 3. Shelter for Animals 39 4. Nutrition for Animals 57 5. Intake of Food 113 6. Absorption 149 7. Fluid Transport in Body 159 8. Organic Regulation 183 9. Physiology of Development 205 10. Evolution of Physical Structure 227 11. Animal Reproduction 247 12. Breeding of Animals 261 13. Veterinary Science 304 Index 322
Dr. S. R. Eyeson Ph.D. (Animal Science) has vast experience in teaching and research in the Department of Animal Science, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana. His major areas of research interest are Animal Physiology and Animal Behaviour. Presently, Dr. Eyeson is serving as consultant in Animal Science Research and Development, Ethiopia.