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The measurement of bones from archaeological sites and microscopic examination of old wool textiles were used to follow the early evolution of these sheep. Both these criteria indicate that the prehistoric sheep of Scotland were small and brown and comparable with the Soay, which now remains feral...

Author(s)
Ryder, M. L.
Citation
Scott. Stud., 1968, 12, pp 127-167
Abstract

These four volumes provide a new and extremely comprehensive account of farming in Britain today. Volume 2, on livestock, is divided into four parts, an introduction, followed by " The framework of production ", " Production in practice ", and " Starting and maintaining an animal enterprise ".
This ...

Publisher
London, New York, Melbourne, Toronto and Wellington: Caxton Publishing Co. Ltd.,
Citation
Farming. Vol. 2. Livestock., 1963, 2, pp xv + 640 pp.
Abstract

These four volumes provide a new and extremely comprehensive account of farming in Britain today. Volume 2, on livestock, is divided into four parts, an introduction, followed by " The framework of production ", " Production in practice ", and " Starting and maintaining an animal enterprise ".
This ...

Publisher
London, New York, Melbourne, Toronto and Wellington: Caxton Publishing Co. Ltd.,
Citation
Farming. Vol. 3. Buildings, roads, machinery., 1963, 3, pp xv + 585 pp.
Abstract

These four volumes provide a new and extremely comprehensive account of farming in Britain today. Volume 2, on livestock, is divided into four parts, an introduction, followed by " The framework of production ", " Production in practice ", and " Starting and maintaining an animal enterprise ".
This ...

Publisher
London, New York, Melbourne, Toronto and Wellington: Caxton Publishing Co. Ltd.,
Citation
Farming. Vol. 4. Management, index., 1963, 4, pp xv + 501 + [129] pp.
Abstract

These four volumes provide a new and extremely comprehensive account of farming in Britain today. Volume 2, on livestock, is divided into four parts, an introduction, followed by " The framework of production ", " Production in practice ", and " Starting and maintaining an animal enterprise ".
This ...

Publisher
London, New York, Melbourne, Toronto and Wellington: Caxton Publishing Co. Ltd.,
Citation
Farming. Vol. I. Plants, soils, crops, grass., 1963, 1, pp xxiv + 543 pp.
Abstract

The authors have made a vigourous attempt to examine the role of genetics and its possibilities in animal improvement, taking into consideration the present state of scientific achievement, the economic and technological aspects, and the trend towards big business and greater efficiency of...

Author(s)
Lerner, I. M.; Donald, H. P.
Publisher
London and New York: Academic Press,
Citation
Modern developments in animal breeding., 1966, pp xi + 294 pp.
Abstract

EAST AFRICA. Early in 1951 building commenced at Muguga on the Animal Husbandry Division, a joint responsibility of the East African Agricultural and Forestry organization with the East African Veterinary Research organization, which was granted a Colonial Development and Welfare Research grant of...

Publisher
HMSO, London, UK
Citation
Colonial Research, 1951, pp 137-170
Abstract

DESPITE the title, this book deals primarily with present-day questions concerning the improvement of breeds of pigs in Great Britain. However, there is much of general interest. In tracing the evolution of the modern pig, there are certain points concerning which scientists might find themselves...

Author(s)
Layley, G. W.; Malden, W. J.
Citation
London : John Bale, Sons and Danielsson, Ltd., 1935, pp 119 pp.
Abstract

SECTION I. ALLGEMEINE ZÜCHTUNGSFRAGEN, ABSTAMMUNGSFORSCHUNG, HAUSTIERGENETIK. [GENERAL PROBLEMS OF BREEDING, PHYLOGENY, AND GENETICS OF DOMESTICATED ANIMALS.] Topic 1. Neue Beiträge zur Herkunft und Geschichte der Haustiere. [Recent contributions concerning the origin and history of domesticated...

Publisher
Bümpliz: Benteli AG.,
Citation
IV. Internationaler Tierzuchtkongress, Zurich, 9. -12. August, 1939. Schlussbericht., 1940, pp 419 pp.
Abstract

A SERIOUS handicap to wider appreciation, by animal breeders and students, of the fundamentals of animal production has been the lack of convenient and satisfactory texts which present a reasonable outline of the joint contributions of physiology, genetic's, and nutritional science. The practical...

Author(s)
Hammond, J.
Citation
London: Edward Arnold & Co., 1940, pp viii + 199 pp.

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