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Cover for Animal husbandry.

A brief overview on the origin and domestication of the pig is given in this chapter. The different pig breeds, their origins and characteristics are presented. Handling and restraint, housing, health planning, waste management, welfare monitoring, feeding, notifiable diseases and abnormal...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641720)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Husbandry of table duckling.

This chapter describes the growth and development of Pekin ducks raised for meat production, including feathering, and the effects of high or low temperature, space and lighting on feed intake, growth and behaviour. The sources of variation, the reduction of these variations and improvement of...

Author(s)
Cherry, P.; Morris, T. R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990545)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The social behaviour of pigs.

Author(s)
Gonyou, H. W.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993973)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The social behaviour of domestic birds.

Author(s)
Mench, J.; Keeling, L. J.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993973)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The social behaviour of sheep.

Author(s)
Fisher, A.; Matthews, L.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993973)
Type
Book chapter