An animal science expert witness can assist with cases involving farming, food safety, environmental laws, and more. Animal science is the study of animals, such as livestock and companion animals, in a scientific and biological context. This area of focus is often applied to businesses that utilize and maintain livestock, including the meat, egg, and diary industries. Those working within the animal science field may focus on the business and marketing of livestock, as well as scientific applications, such as animal behavior, reproduction and genetics, animal nutrition, biology, and physiology.
Often tied into veterinary medicine, animal science also concerns itself with animal care and welfare and the prevention of animal cruelty. Whether working with horses, swine, or cattle, animal science in relation to agriculture and farm management is a major industry. Agricultural air quality, air emissions, heat stress, odor emissions, and dust emissions must all be regulated for the safety and animal health in farms and dairies, violations of which could lead to potential lawsuits.
Animal science expert witnesses may focus on one type of species, such as horses, pigs, or other large animals, to better understand their health and wellbeing. The field also studies how the promotion of animal health can lead to better living for humans and a healthier environment. There are also possible legal issues regarding the business aspects of animal health and agriculture, such as ownership disputes or animal management costs.
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