Animal Science Degree Jobs


Animal Science Degree Jobs

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  • Animal science is described as “studying the biology of animals that are under the control of mankind”.


  • A unit of measurement of angles, one three-hundred-and-sixtieth of the circumference of a circle
  • The amount, level, or extent to which something happens or is present
  • a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process; “a remarkable degree of frankness”; “at what stage are the social sciences?”
  • academic degree: an award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study; “he earned his degree at Princeton summa cum laude”
  • A stage in a scale or series, in particular
  • a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality; “a moderate grade of intelligence”; “a high level of care is required”; “it is all a matter of degree”


  • Steven (Paul) (1955–), US computer entrepreneur. He set up the Apple computer company in 1976 with Steve Wozniak and served as chairman until 1985, returning in 1997 as CEO. He is also the former CEO of the Pixar animation studio
  • (job) a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee; “estimates of the city’s loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars”; “the job of repairing the engine took several hours”; “the endless task of classifying the samples”; “the farmer’s morning chores”
  • (job) occupation: the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; “he’s not in my line of business”
  • (job) profit privately from public office and official business

animal science degree jobs – Introduction to

Introduction to Animal Science
Introduction to Animal Science
The book shifts the concentration of raising livestock from Husbandry to Animal Science. The author took the format of the Blakely and Blade’s popular The Science of Animal Husbandry and added an additional emphasis on more modern husbandry, science, and welfare concerns for the 21st Century. The Book covers animal reproduction, genetics, nutrition, breeds, health and general management of the various livestock. Including some additional species that have caught the interest of agriculture. For readers in the agriculture or dairy industry that need information on the modern day science of raising livestock.

showing Dr. Burgess the branched dorsal fin rays

showing Dr. Burgess the branched dorsal fin rays
Dr. Warren E. Burgess was born in New Jersey, USA, but grew up in New York, and attended New York public schools. He started keeping guppies, angelfish and other tropical fishes while in high school. Although he liked fishes, he never thought his life’s work would involve fishes. He dreamed of becoming a photographer and learned photography by working for a professional photographer. But it was not to be.
He took aptitude tests to find out what other profession to pursue. With the high marks he got on the tests, it was recommended that he obtain a college education. Eventually he decided to enroll at the University of Miami to study Marine Biology.

While in college, he met, fell in love with, and married Lourdes Alvina, from the Philippines , who was also studying Marine Biology. Cephalopod (Octopuses and Squids) systematics was her specialization.

Dr. Burgess obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in 3.5 years and continued to graduate school majoring in Marine Biology. His Master’s thesis was on the larval development of Surgeonfishes (Acanthuridae). With the GI Bill of rights, assistantships, and grants (a portion of which came from TFH publications, which unknown to him at that time is where he will be working ), he was able to pursue his Doctorate at the University of Hawaii. The assistantships involved working on ecology and animal behavior. The grants involved visiting museums to do morphological studies on butterflyfishes ( Chaetodontidae ) and angelfishes ( Pomacanthidae ) and travelled to Enewetak, Marshall Islands, to collect and study them. He obtained his Ph. D. from the University of Hawaii. His doctoral dissertation was the taxonomic revision of the butterflyfishes of the world. He established the
family Pomacanthidae, which was previously included as a subfamily of the butterfly fishes.

He was able to observe fishes in different parts of the world. From Hawaii, he visited Tahiti, Samoa, Tonga, Fiji , the Great Barrier Reef in Australia , New Guinea and the Philippines . It was while in the Philippines diving and photographing fishes that Dr. Burgess met Earl Kennedy, the author’s dad.

Getting back to the U.S. A. after a grand tour of the world with no money, he needed a job. As a recipient of a grant from TFH publications while pursuing his Ph. D. he was able to meet and get a job offer from his benefactor, Dr. Herbert R. Axelrod. The job offer was as Senior (and scientific) Editor. Dr. Burgess accepted the job and held it for 25 years. His wife was also offered a job and eventually she worked for TFH Publications as Biological Editor for 18 years. During that time, Dr. Burgess wrote more than 150 articles and authored over 24 books ( including some on corals and cowries ). He attended scientific conventions and traveled to Lake Malawi and the Amazon to study Cichlid fishes. He named new species of cichlids, catfishes, marine
angelfishes, tilefishes, etc.

Some of the major books he has authored are Atlas of Catfishes of the World, A Monograph of the Butterfly Fishes (Family: Chaetodontidae), Dr. Burgess Marine Atlas and Pacific Marine Fishes, some of which were translated into several other languages.

Two tilefishes, which Dr. Burgess has identified and described as new species were discovered in the Philippines by the author’s dad. One is named Hoplolatilus marcosi or the Skunk Tilefish. Dr. Burgess himself has discovered new species of marine fishes. Such as Centropyge aurantonotus, or the Flame Back Angelfish. It is extraordinary because the discovery was made in a local fish shop in the U.S.A. On the other hand, some of his colleagues have named some fishes after him. A butterflyfish named after him is Chaetodon burgessi and a catfish is
Corydoras burgessi.

Although Dr. Burgess is no longer with TFH and has “retired,” his research continues. He is currently writing on Marine Angelfishes, Cichlids of the World, Corydoras Catfishes, Development of Marine Fish Larva, and on other marine and fresh water fishes.

Writing and research keeps him very busy and often prods him to travel; sometimes back to the Philippines where he is being helped in his research by the author.

Director of Wildlife at West Midlands Safari Park, Bob Lawrence, wins graduate award

Director of Wildlife at West Midlands Safari Park, Bob Lawrence, wins graduate award
The School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences has awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Award for Science to Robert Lawrence, who studied for the BSc (Hons) Zoo Biology part-time, alongside working full-time as Director of Wildlife at one of the most prestigious UK Safari Parks, West Midland Safari Park (WMSP).

He enrolled on the degree having been out of education for 35 years. In 2008 Bob was nominated for a National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) award by his NTU Programme Leader, resulting in him winning both the West Midland Adult Learners Award and the National Adult Learners Award. These awards were in recognition of his commitment to, and promotion of, adult learning.

Bob has achieved some outstanding marks during his studies at NTU and is set to achieve an upper second class degree overall. He has shown great dedication and motivation to meet deadlines and was determined that his job did not compromise his studies. His extensive experience has been of great benefit to the applied aspects of the programme, but he has also demonstrated tremendous dedication in developing his scientific skills to the level appropriate for a BSc graduate.

As stated above, Bob has combined his degree studies with an extremely demanding full time role. As Director of Wildlife at WMSP, Bob is responsible for the daily and long-term management of approximately 1700 animals from 120 species, many of which are endangered, including the UK’s only white lion pride; the UK’s largest group of white tigers; and the UK’s largest groups of common hippo and cheetah. In addition to this, Bob is involved in extensive consultative work for vets, wildlife parks, local authorities, police and police wildlife officers, DEFRA locally, RSPCA, the NFU, The National Trust, the Forestry Authority, Natural England, the British Deer Society, deer farms and estates. Bob makes regular contributions to the media, including fronting the award winning ITV Safari Park series and National Geographic. In his spare time Bob runs the biggest deer farm in Worcestershire.

Through his professional role Bob is responsible for liaising with over 80 schools and oversees many work experience, placement and research students and has been a proud ambassador for Nottingham Trent University. The link with WMSP has been incredibly beneficial to students at NTU, with many students engaging in placements and project work with the support and encouragement of Bob and his team. Bob has proved an inspiration to many students (who often recognise him from television programmes) and he will always find the time to discuss links with NTU, being both approachable and unassuming.

Bob attends many international conferences, including the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA) Conferences in Madrid (2006), Warsaw (2007), Antwerp (2008) and Copenhagen (2009). At the Copenhagen EAZA conference Bob took the opportunity to present a piece of NTU assessed work on recent advances in Africa Wild Dog nutrition (for which he received a first class award).

animal science degree jobs

animal science degree jobs

Introduction to Animal Science: Global, Biological, Social and Industry Perspectives (4th Edition)
Introduction to Animal Science: Global, Biological, Social and Industry Perspectives, 4efeatures the most comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of the traditional disciplines that are so essential to a solid foundation in Animal Science: nutrition, digestion, feeds, genetics, reproduction, disease, and animal behavior. Species-focused chapters include the major species (horse, dairy cattle, beef cattle, sheep, goat, poultry, and swine) and the minor species (aquaculture, pets/companion animals, the lamoids, and rabbits).

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