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  • Protozoal Abortion in Farm Ruminantsby L. Ortega-Mora; B. Gottstein; F. Conraths; D. Buxton

    CABI 2007; US$ 140.00

    The farm ruminant industry forms the core of livestock agriculture in Europe and many other parts the world, and suffers major economic loss every year due to reproductive dysgenesis. Protozoal diseases cause abortion in ruminants and therefore its rapid, accurate diagnosis is vital in improving the health and welfare of farm livestock. This book is... more...

  • Dairy Sheep Nutritionby G. Pulina

    CABI 2004; US$ 135.00

    Sheep milking is widespread throughout the Mediterranean, and is becoming more common in countries such as the UK, USA, Central America, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Good nutrition is a critical factor in optimising dairy production from sheep. more...

  • Measuring and Auditing Broiler Welfareby C. Weeks; A. Butterworth

    CABI 2004; US$ 120.00

    In response to concerns about animal welfare, food assurance schemes are now incorporating standards for animal welfare. This is particularly important in the poultry industry, where much attention has focused on the welfare of brollers (meat birds). more...

  • Welfare of the Laying Hen. Poultry Science Symposium Series, No. 27by G. Perry

    CABI 2004; US$ 155.00

    The welfare of egg-producing poultry is a topic of great concern to the poultry industry and to researchers in applied animal behaviour. It is also subject to increased legislation. Issues such as battery cages, space requirements, access to daylight and ''free-range'' eggs have attracted public interest. more...

  • Livestock Handling and Transportby T. Grandin

    CABI 2007; US$ 140.00

    Great changes in the livestock industry have been brought about by the introduction of different international standards for meat suppliers. This work presents the research on transport systems, restraint methods and facilities for farms and slaughterhouses, and a contribution on animal welfare in developing countries. more...

  • Heat Treatments for Postharvest Pest Controlby J. Tang; E. Mitcham; S. Wang

    CABI 2007; US$ 150.00

    Due to the nature of agricultural commodities as carriers of exotic pests, importing countries have employed varying methods of pest control for postharvest products. Thermal treatments are emerging as effective alternatives to traditional methods. This book provides information of these increasingly important treatments. more...

  • Dairy Goats, Feeding and Nutritionby A. Cannas; G. Pulina

    CABI 2007; US$ 160.00

    Examining various aspects of dairy goat feeding and nutrition, this book represents a review of scientific research and techniques. It discusses aspects such as the modelling and production of goat's milk as well as the estimation of nutrient requirements and food intake of goats. more...

  • My Sixty Years with Rural Youthby T.A. Erickson

    University of Minnesota Press 1956; US$ 67.50

    My Sixty Years with Rural Youth was first published in 1956. Reading this book will be like a personal visit and reminiscence for the thousands of persons, particularly in rural Minnesota and the Middle West, who have known the author affectionately as "Dad" Erickson. Mr. Erickson devoted much of his life to the 4-H club program for rural... more...

  • Alternative Health Practices for Livestockby Thomas Morris; Michael Keilty

    Wiley 2008; US$ 135.99

    The idea that current methods of food production are not sustainable in the long-term is a controversial topic. This book provides information that will advance a form of livestock production that meets the long- and short-term goals of human food production, minimizing degradation of natural resources. Important concerns regarding food safety, particularly... more...

  • International Standardisation of Fruit and Vegetables Melonsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 33.00

    This book provides comments and illustrations to facilitate the common interpretation of the standard in force for grading melons in international trade under the Scheme for the Application of International Standards for Fruit and Vegetables set up by the OECD in 1962. It is therefore a valuable tool for both the Inspection Authorities and professional... more...