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Temple Grandin's guide to working with farm animals

Author: Temple Grandin
Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Author Temple Grandin is famous for her approach to decoding animal behavior. Now she extends her guidance to small-scale farming operations. Grandin's explanations of how herd animals think -- describing their senses, fears, instincts, and memories -- and how to analyze their behavior, will help you handle your livestock more safely and effectively. You'll learn to become an observer of animal movement and  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Grandin, Temple.
Temple Grandin's guide to working with farm animals.
North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, 2017
(DLC) 2016056915
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Temple Grandin
ISBN: 9781612127446 1612127444 9781612127606 1612127606
OCLC Number: 965781484
Description: 181 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: How animals perceive the world --
Genetics and learned behavior --
Working in pastures and pens --
Moving animals through chutes and handling facilities --
Building or buying handling facilities --
Corral layouts --
Caring for animals at the end.
Other Titles: Guide to working with farm animals
Responsibility: by Temple Grandin.

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