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Mason's world dictionary of livestock breeds, types, and varieties

Author: Valerie Porter; I L Mason
Publisher: Oxon, UK ; New York, NY : CABI Pub., ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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"This is a new edition of a standard reference text, and contains key breed information about cattle, sheep, pigs, goats, horses, asses and buffalo. It contains approximately 11,500 entries and cross-references, on breeds, sub-breeds, types, varieties, strains and lines of these species. The aim is to include all the livestock names that may be encountered in international literature."
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Genre/Form: Dictionary
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Dictionnaires anglais
Dictionnaires polyglottes
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Valerie Porter; I L Mason
ISBN: 085199430X 9780851994307
OCLC Number: 48170967
Notes: Revised edition of: A world dictionary of livestock breeds, types, and varieties / I.L. Mason. 4th ed. 1996.
Description: xviii, 380 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: A world dictionary of livestock breeds, types, and varieties.
Other Titles: World dictionary of livestock breeds, types, and varieties
Responsibility: revised by Valerie Porter.
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This is a new edition of a standard reference text, and contains key breed information about cattle, sheep, pigs, goats, horses, asses and buffalo. It contains approximately 9000 entries and  Read more...

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