Author: Eric C. R. Reeve,Isobel Black

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781884964343

Category: Science

Page: 952

View: 6770

"Discoveries in genetics are reported daily. Written for academic audiences and well-informed generalists, this authoritative and impressivly up-to-date 125-entry encyclopedia covers not only the basics and principles of genetics, but details the role ofgenetics in current issues, such as diseases, disorders, aging, sex, conservation, mapping, gene therapy, and food and nutrition."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2002.
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Author: Valerie Porter,Lawrence Alderson,Stephen J.G. Hall,D. Phillip Sponenberg

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 1845934660

Category: Science

Page: 1107

View: 4482

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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Raising Goats

Author: William Black

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781530783601

Category:

Page: 492

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This special re-print edition of William Black's book "Raising The Angora Goat For Profit" contains all the information a person needs to master the basics of raising Angora Goats for mohair and other uses. Written in 1900, this booklet contains detailed information on the early history of Angora Goats, raising them for mohair, their breeding and much more. Nearly 500 pages of hard to find information on this fascinating goat breed. Note: This edition is a perfect facsimile of the original edition and is not set in a modern typeface. As a result, some type characters and images might suffer from slight imperfections or minor shadows in the page background.
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Ruminant

Author: Scott R. R. Haskell

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 047096118X

Category: Medical

Page: 1048

View: 6176

The most trusted and well-known quick-reference resource available to veterinarians, Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult series includes this volume on ruminants. Hundreds of top specialists provide coverage of 420 topics arranged alphabetically from A-Z for efficient searching, with each topic indicating the species affected. An accompanying CD includes an additional 175 topics covering management, husbandry, reproduction, and diagnostics. Whether you’re a student or a practicing veterinarian, this reference book will cut down on the time spent navigating through other resources, allowing you to study, diagnose and treat more quickly.
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A Practical Guide to Self-Reliance

Author: John Storey,Martha Storey

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603427376

Category: House & Home

Page: 576

View: 8538

Whether you live on a small suburban lot or have a many acres in the country, this inspiring collection will empower you to increase your self-sufficiently and embrace a more independent lifestyle. A variety of authors share their specialized knowledge and provide practical instructions for basic country skills like preserving vegetables, developing water systems, keeping farm animals, and renovating barns. From sharpening an axe to baking your own bread, you’ll be amazed at the many ways learning traditional skills can enrich your life.
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Raising Goats

Author: C. Bailey

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781530784530

Category:

Page: 106

View: 4526

This special re-print edition of Charles Bailey's book "Practical Angora Goat Raising" contains all the information a person needs to master the basics of raising Angora Goats for mohair and other uses. Written in 1905, this basic primer contains hard to find information on how to get started in raising this fascinating goat breed. Note: This edition is a perfect facsimile of the original edition and is not set in a modern typeface. As a result, some type characters and images might suffer from slight imperfections or minor shadows in the page background.
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A Back-to-Basics Guide to Living Off the Land

Author: Abigail R. Gehring

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 1628739681

Category: House & Home

Page: 272

View: 5038

Packed with step-by-step instructions, useful tips, time-honored wisdom, and both illustrations and photographs, this compact guide has everything you need to dive into a more self-sufficient life. From canning and preserving to keeping chickens, fermenting vegetables to soap-making, Gehring covers all the basics in this easy-to-read, approachable collection. Topics covered include: Generating your own energy Herbal medicine Cheese-making Maple sugaring Farm mechanics Building a smokehouse Dyeing wool Composting Disaster Preparedness And more! Whether you own one hundred acres or rent a studio apartment in the city, this book has plenty of ideas to inspire you. Learn how to build a log cabin or how to craft handmade paper; find out how to install a solar panel on your roof or brew your own tea from dried herbs; Cure a ham, bake a loaf of bread, or brew your own beer. This book has something for everyone.
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A Back to Basics Guide to Growing Your Own Food, Canning, Keeping Chickens, Generating Your Own Energy, Crafting, Herbal Medicine, and More

Author: Abigail R. Gehring

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 1616082658

Category: House & Home

Page: 272

View: 2767

Explains how to grow an organic garden, preserve the food one grows, build alternate-energy devices by hand, identify edible wild foods, conserve water, handcraft household items and much more, in a book with 500 full-color illustrations. Original.
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Author: David G. Pugh,N. (Nickie) Baird

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437723543

Category: Medical

Page: 640

View: 2444

Authoritative yet easy to read, Sheep and Goat Medicine, 2nd Edition covers all the latest advances in sheep and goat medicine, including medical treatment, surgery, theriogenology, and nutrition. Full-color photographs and clear instructions provide the answers you need, guiding you through common procedures and techniques such as restraint for examination, administration of drugs, blood collection, and grooming; these descriptions are often accompanied by explanatory diagrams and charts. With diseases, surgeries, and treatments organized by body system, information is always easy to find. New to this edition are chapters on parasite control, nutritional requirements, and performing a necropsy. Developed by Dr. D.G. Pugh, a world-renowned expert on the medical care of sheep and goats, this reference is unmatched for its comprehensive coverage of herd health, physical examination, anesthesia, and multisystem diseases. Clear writing style makes the book useful and easy to understand, even for sheep and/or goat owners who are not veterinarians. Both surgery and medicine are covered in each body systems chapter, so it's easier to choose between treatment options for specific disorders. Superbly illustrated surgical procedures clearly demonstrate the steps to follow in performing surgical procedures. An explanation of the differences in normal behavior between sheep and goats shows how they are not the same, and require different methods of treatment. A consistent, logical format in each body systems chapter makes information easy to find by beginning with physical examination and diagnostic procedures, followed by discussions of common diseases that involve the system. Consistent headings include pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. A comprehensive nutrition chapter covers diet evaluation, method of balancing rations, total parenteral nutrition, and examples of nutritious diets. Practical formulas are included for making sodium sulfite for testing passive transfer, and Sheather's solution for fecal flotation. Useful appendixes summarize essential information on drugs and drug dosages, fluid therapy, and normal values and conversions. A diverse, authoritative panel of contributors provides current information on the care of valuable breeding stock as well as pets. Full-color photographs and graphics accurately depict conditions and procedures. New Fluid Therapy and Nutritional Support chapter covers emergency and critical care essential to the care of sheep and goats. New Gastrointestinal Parasitism chapter covers treatments for parasites, key to the successful management of all flocks. New Necropsy chapter helps you prevent disease outbreaks in a flock by determining the cause of death.
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