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020 _a1845933753 (hardcover)
020 _a9781845933753 (hardcover)
082 _a636.5082 Hocking 28840 1st 2009 Poultry
100 1 _aHocking, Paul M.
_911817
245 1 0 _aBiology of Breeding Poultry /
250 _aFirst ed.
260 _aUK :
_bCABI,
_c2009.
300 _a480 p. ;
490 1 _aPoultry science symposium series.
520 _aThis book reviews the biological science and background to breeding meat poultry, specifically broiler, turkey and duck. These commercial birds have been changed by genetic selection to such an extent that they are substantially different from traditional breeds and laying hens. Covering science, management and husbandry systems, this comprehensive text provides the most up to date collection of papers on the topic from a range of international experts.
650 _aPoultry Science
_919058
942 _cBK
999 _c7028
_d7027