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Livestock Production in New Zealand: The complete guide to dairy cattle, beef cattle, sheep, deer, goats, pigs and poultry
 

Livestock Production in New Zealand: The complete guide to dairy cattle, beef cattle, sheep, deer, goats, pigs and poultry (Paperback)

By Stafford, Kevin

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THE LIFESTYLE-BLOCK OWNER AND FARMERS' GO-TOREFERENCE BOOKWhether you run dairy cattle, beef cattle, sheep, deer, goats, pigs or poultry,advice that reflects farming practice in New Zealand is indispensable. Thisbook, written by experts from both Massey University's Institute of ...Veterinary,Animal and Biomedical Sciences and academics at Lincoln University, is of valueand interest to everyone from students and farmers to those involved in theagribusiness, resource management, nutrition, food technology and ecologysectors. The emphasis is on the grass-fed reality of beef, sheep and deer, withsignificant discussion of the different systems of dairy cow production. Socialissues, animal welfare, food safety, drug residues and environmental cost arealso covered.S ALES POINTS* Expert advice from leading animal scientists and veterinarians at Massey andLincoln universities* Easy to follow and jargon-free* Currently no other similar book in the market* A lot of information available on livestock production in New Zealand is onindustry websites or in the scientific literature and much is material fromoutside the country, usually from the USA, and does not reflect farmingpractice in New Zealand. This book addresses that situation.
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ISBN 9780994136312
Published NZ 5 Feb 2017
Publisher Massey University Press
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780994136312
Stock Available
Status In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Massey University Press
Imprint Massey University Press
Published 5 Feb 2017
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Stafford, Kevin
Category Zoology & Animal Sciences
Animal Husbandry
Veterinary Science: Large Animals (Domestic / Farm)
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand
Number of Pages 304
Dimensions Width: 250mm
Height: 190mm
Dewey Code 636.00993
Weight 766g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years
Library of Congress Livestock - New Zealand, Beef industry - New Zealand, Deer farming - New Zealand, Sheep farming - New Zealand, Working dogs - New Zealand
NBS Text Agriculture & Farming
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly;General/trade;Professional and scholarly

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