This group covers the sciences and technologies supporting the primary production of livestock, including birds and poultry.
- bees and apiary culture;
- egg production; and
- animal production for domestic or sporting uses.
This group has eight fields:
070201 Animal Breeding
070202 Animal Growth and Development
070203 Animal Management
070204 Animal Nutrition
070205 Animal Protection (Pests and Pathogens)
070206 Animal Reproduction
070207 Humane Animal Treatment
070299 Animal Production not elsewhere classified
a) The culture and production of marine and freshwater animals, including fish, crustaceans and shellfish, is included in Group 0704 Fisheries Sciences.
b) Veterinary science is included in Group 0707 Veterinary Sciences.
c) Food science, including food processing and packaging, is included in Group 0908 Food Sciences.
d) Genetic engineering and cloning of livestock is included in Group 1001 Agricultural Biotechnology.
e) Biological control of pests, diseases and exotic species is included in Group 1002 Environmental Biotechnology.