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Intensive Livestock Farming

  • 1st Edition - January 1, 1968
  • Editor: W. P. Blount
  • Language: English
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 1 - 9 5 6 5 - 0

Intensive Livestock Farming discusses the process of breeding cattle and the products it provides. It describes the developments in calf production. The book identifies the… Read more

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Intensive Livestock Farming discusses the process of breeding cattle and the products it provides. It describes the developments in calf production. The book identifies the intensive systems of milk production. The technology involved in the production of beef is covered in some chapters of the text. An article that explains sheep husbandry is also included. The start and the modification of the breeding season of sheep are discussed in detail. The developments in modern sheep breeding are analyzed. A chapter of the book covers the farming of pigs housed intensively. The nutrition of the extremely managed pig is explained. A section of the volume is concerned with the scientific and practical aspects of enhanced pig breeding techniques. The book also explains the structure of the poultry industry of England and Wales. The cost of running a poultry farm is well presented. The book will provide useful information to cattle breeder, poultry farmers, students, and researchers.