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Published by Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux in Great Britain .
Written in English


  • Veterinary obstetrics.,
  • Pregnancy -- Signs and diagnosis.

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Edition Notes

Published jointly by the Commonwealth Bureaux of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Diary Science and Animal Health.

StatementAlfred T. Cowie.
SeriesCommonwealth Agricultural Bureaux -- no.13
ContributionsCommonwealth Agricultural Bureaux.
The Physical Object
Pagination283p. ;
Number of Pages283
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19495899M

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