Humans rely on animals for food, fiber, labor and companionship. So it makes sense that we need animal scientists to keep these animals healthy and productive.
Animal Science is a branch of Agriculture that is concerned with rearing and production of livestock. Animal Science is therefore the art and science of rearing domestic livestock and poultry species for human consumption and the by-products for animal consumption and for agro based industries.
Animal scientists help put food on our tables. Animal scientists work with farmers to improve animal breeding, diseases and nutrition. When animals grow well and stay healthy, farmers can produce more meat, milk or eggs for our consumption. Animal scientists also work with farmers to decrease the environmental impact of animal agriculture.
Presented by Romano Pisciotti