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Beef cattle feeding and nutrition by Tilden Wayne Perry

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Published by Academic Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Beef cattle -- Feeding and feeds.

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Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementTilden Wayne Perry.
SeriesAnimal feeding and nutrition
LC ClassificationsSF203 .P46
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 383 p. :
Number of Pages383
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4405606M
ISBN 100125520506
LC Control Number79008537

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