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Product Description: Over thousands of years, animal husbandry--coupled with natural selection--has given rise to a great diversity of livestock breeds. A major new reference work, Mason's World Encyclopedia of Livestock Breeds and Breeding describes breeds of livestock worldwide...read more

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9781845934668 | 1 edition (C A B Intl, April 8, 2016), cover price $950.00 | About this edition: Over thousands of years, animal husbandry--coupled with natural selection--has given rise to a great diversity of livestock breeds.

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Product Description: A photographic celebration of the traditional farm animals of Great Britain and Europe, showing the animals in close-up and aiming to record their personalities as well as the novelty and beauty of the breed. The text gives the history of each breed, supplementing the photographs with anecdotal detail and clear explanations of the increasing importance of these rare breeds...read more

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9780821221259 | Bulfinch Pr, October 1, 1994, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Book by Alderson, Lawrence

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9780747805113 | Shire Pubns, September 1, 2001, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: A photographic celebration of the traditional farm animals of Great Britain and Europe, showing the animals in close-up and aiming to record their personalities as well as the novelty and beauty of the breed.

Product Description: Interest in genetic conservation and the survival of rare breeds has increased steadily in recent years. Following a successful conference held at Warwick, UK, in 1989 (published as Genetic Conservation of Domestic Livestock), a further conference was held in Budapest, Hungary in August 1991...read more

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9780851988092 | C A B Intl, September 1, 1992, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: Interest in genetic conservation and the survival of rare breeds has increased steadily in recent years.

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Product Description: Many of the old and beautiful breeds of domestic livestock are seriously endangered, and some have come perilously close to extinction. This book traces their history and fluctuating fortunes, and plots their place in the future. The author travelled widely to research the book and pictures of the last pure-bred animal of some breeds, such as the Garfagnina, the Fribourgeois and the Norfolk Horn, are included...read more

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9780747000099 | Christopher Helm Pub Ltd, December 1, 1990, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Many of the old and beautiful breeds of domestic livestock are seriously endangered, and some have come perilously close to extinction.

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