Breeding and improvement of farm animals
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Published by McGraw-Hill Book Co in New York .
Written in English


  • Livestock -- Breeding.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Victor Arthur Rice [and others].
ContributionsRice, Victor Arthur.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 477p. :
Number of Pages477
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20947663M
ISBN 100070521794

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