An Introduction to Animal Husbandry in the Tropics (5th Revised edition)

An Introduction to Animal Husbandry in the Tropics (5th Revised edition)

By: W. J. A. Payne (editor), R. T. Wilson (editor)Hardback

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The fifth edition of this book has been completely revised and brought up--to--date, with a new co--author. It is still the most authoritative and comprehensive book on the development and production of domestic livestock in the tropics.

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Preface. Acknowledgements. Contributing Authors. Part I Basic Principles. 1 The Effect of Climate. 2 Health. Maintenance of Health. Parasitology. 3 Nutrition and Feeding. 4 Reproduction and Breeding. 5 Conservation of Farm Animal Genetic Resources. 6 Sustainable Livestock Production Systems. Part II Husbandry. 7 Cattle. 8 Buffaloes. 9 Sheep. 10 Goats. 11 Old World Camels. 12 New World Camelidae. 13 Donkeys, Horses and Mules. 14 Pigs. 15 Domesticated Birds. 16 Game. 17 Microlivestock. Part III Animal Products. 18 Milk and Milk Products. 19 Meat and Carcase By--products. 20 Animal Fibres. 21 Work--Animal Power. Appendix I Marking Livestock for Identification. Index.

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  • publication date: 09/04/1999
  • ISBN13: 9780632041930
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 832
  • ID: 9780632041930
  • weight: 1822
  • ISBN10: 0632041935
  • edition: 5th Revised edition

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