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Rabbit production.

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This 300-page book consisting of 26 chapters is a fully updated edition (9th) of highly informative material on the production of farmed rabbits. The book concerns rabbits raised and bred for meat and fur, and management of pet and show rabbits. Beginning with an introduction on the field of rabbit production around the world and on some breeds and equipment, further topics then covered include ra...

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Chapter 13 (Page no: 170)

Principles of rabbit genetics.

The purpose of this chapter is to introduce the subject of genetics as it pertains to practical rabbit breeding. Highlights includes: genes: the basic units of inheritance, Mendelian genetics, other basic genetic terms, and gene expression.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction. Author(s): McNitt, J. I. Lukefahr, S. D. Cheeke, P. R. Patton, N. M.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 13) Rabbit production worldwide. Author(s): McNitt, J. I. Lukefahr, S. D. Cheeke, P. R. Patton, N. M.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 21) Rabbit breeds. Author(s): McNitt, J. I. Lukefahr, S. D. Cheeke, P. R. Patton, N. M.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 27) The rabbitry and its equipment. Author(s): McNitt, J. I. Lukefahr, S. D. Cheeke, P. R. Patton, N. M.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 42) Rabbit management. Author(s): McNitt, J. I. Lukefahr, S. D. Cheeke, P. R. Patton, N. M.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 64) Economics and financial management. Author(s): McNitt, J. I. Lukefahr, S. D. Cheeke, P. R. Patton, N. M.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 69) Principles of rabbit nutrition. Author(s): McNitt, J. I. Lukefahr, S. D. Cheeke, P. R. Patton, N. M.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 88) Feeds and feeding. Author(s): McNitt, J. I. Lukefahr, S. D. Cheeke, P. R. Patton, N. M.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 106) Toxins in feeds. Author(s): McNitt, J. I. Lukefahr, S. D. Cheeke, P. R. Patton, N. M.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 112) Rabbit diseases and health problems. Author(s): McNitt, J. I. Lukefahr, S. D. Cheeke, P. R. Patton, N. M.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 144) Rabbit reproduction. Author(s): McNitt, J. I. Lukefahr, S. D. Cheeke, P. R. Patton, N. M.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 160) Rabbit behavior. Author(s): McNitt, J. I. Lukefahr, S. D. Cheeke, P. R. Patton, N. M.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 177) Breeding systems. Author(s): McNitt, J. I. Lukefahr, S. D. Cheeke, P. R. Patton, N. M.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 192) Genetic selection for herd improvement. Author(s): McNitt, J. I. Lukefahr, S. D. Cheeke, P. R. Patton, N. M.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 202) Coat color genetics of rabbits. Author(s): McNitt, J. I. Lukefahr, S. D. Cheeke, P. R. Patton, N. M.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 221) Rabbit shows. Author(s): McNitt, J. I. Lukefahr, S. D. Cheeke, P. R. Patton, N. M.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 229) Pet rabbits. Author(s): McNitt, J. I. Lukefahr, S. D. Cheeke, P. R. Patton, N. M.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 235) Animal welfare. Author(s): McNitt, J. I. Lukefahr, S. D. Cheeke, P. R. Patton, N. M.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 239) Rabbits for family and small farm development. Author(s): McNitt, J. I. Lukefahr, S. D. Cheeke, P. R. Patton, N. M.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 249) Rabbit production in developing countries. Author(s): McNitt, J. I. Lukefahr, S. D. Cheeke, P. R. Patton, N. M.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 258) Rex fur production. Author(s): McNitt, J. I. Lukefahr, S. D. Cheeke, P. R. Patton, N. M.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 265) Angora wool production. Author(s): McNitt, J. I. Lukefahr, S. D. Cheeke, P. R. Patton, N. M.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 274) Meat production. Author(s): McNitt, J. I. Lukefahr, S. D. Cheeke, P. R. Patton, N. M.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 278) Slaughtering and preparation of meat and skins. Author(s): McNitt, J. I. Lukefahr, S. D. Cheeke, P. R. Patton, N. M.
Chapter: 26 (Page no: 282) Marketing rabbits and their products. Author(s): McNitt, J. I. Lukefahr, S. D. Cheeke, P. R. Patton, N. M.