By Jacky Turner
This e-book discusses the tools, the motivations and the implications of human intervention in animal breeding by way of animal wellbeing and fitness, behaviour and future health. It explores the place we're now and the alternatives forward, and appears to a destiny the place now we have extra appreciate for animals as sentient beings and the place shall we loosen the reins of reproductive control.
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Animal Breeding, Welfare and Society by Jacky Turner