Mason's World Encyclopedia of Livestock Breeds and Breeding, 2 Volume Pack

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CABI, 9 mar 2016 - 1107 pagine
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Mason's World Encyclopedia of Livestock Breeds and Breeding describes breeds of livestock worldwide as well as a range of breed-related subjects such as husbandry, health and behaviour. This definitive and prestigious reference work presents easily accessible information on domestication (including wild ancestors and related species), genetics and breeding, livestock produce and markets, as well as breed conservation and the cultural and social aspects of livestock farming. Written by renowned livestock authorities, these volumes draw on the authors' lifelong interest and involvement in livestock breeds of the world, presenting a unique, comprehensive and fully cross-referenced guide to cattle, buffalo, horses, pigs, sheep, asses, goats, camelids, yak and other domesticants. 
 

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Indice

Preface
xi
Introduction
xiii
BREEDING GENETICS AND CONSERVATION
xv
ASSES
1
CAMELIDS
54
CATTLE
83
GOATS
343
HORSES
421
PIGS
517
Masons World Encyclopedia of Livestock Breeds and Breeding Volume 2
722
SHEEP
723
WATER BUFFALO
957
YAK
983
OTHER LIVESTOCK
997
Index
101
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Informazioni sull'autore (2016)

Valeria Porter is a livestock author, living in West Sussex, UK.

Lawrence Anderson is an International consultant on animal genetic resources and Chairman of Countrywide Livestock Ltd., UK.

Stephen J. G. Hall is at Livestock Diversity Ltd., UK.

D. Phillip Sponenburg is at Virginia Tech, USA.

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