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Author Sponenberg, D. Phillip (Dan Phillip), 1953-

Title An introduction to heritage breeds : saving and raising rare-breed livestock and poultry / by The Livestock Conservancy ; D. Philip Sponenberg, DVM, Jeannette Beranger, Alison Martin.

Publication Info. North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, [2014]

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    338.162 SPO    Available
Description 238 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Contents Introduction: What heritage breeds are and why they matter -- Some background on breeds -- How heritage breeds fit into landscapes and farms -- Which species is right for you? -- Getting started with heritage breeds -- Basic breed maintenance -- Choosing a heritage breed project for your farm -- The art and science of breeding -- Rescues of breeds, strains, and animals -- Boost your participation by joining with others -- Conclusion: Heritage breeds: a future for you and for agriculture.
Subject Livestock -- Conservation.
Livestock breeds -- Conservation.
Livestock -- Breeding.
Added Author Beranger, Jeannette.
Martin, Alison, 1962-
ISBN 9781612121253 (paperback : alkaline paper)
161212125X (paperback : alkaline paper)

 
    
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