The Encyclopedia of Farm Animal Nutrition
M. F. Fuller
CABI, 2004 - Technology & Engineering - 606 pages
The Encyclopedia of Farm Animal Nutrition deals with the whole of farm animal nutrition, embracing a wide range of disciplines, including physiology, biochemistry, veterinary medicine and feed technology. The encyclopedia contains approximately 2,000 entries from 90 contributors. These entries range from short definitions to more discursive articles, all entries are fully cross-referenced to aid further research. The encyclopedia covers every type of farm animal found in both developing and developed countries, including cattle, sheep, pigs, chickens, goats, horses, fish, deer, buffalos, rabbits and camelids, as well as ducks, turkeys, ostriches and other birds.
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