This antique book comprises a comprehensive treatise on the breeding of livestock, with information on heredity, reproduction, selection, and many other important aspects of animal breeding. This text covers a variety of different animals commonly kept on a farm, including sheep, horses, cattle, swine and more. Written in clear, concise language and complete with handy tips, detailed illustrations, helpful tables, and much more besides, this is a text that will be of much appeal to farmers and anyone else interested in the breeding of livestock. The chapters of this book include: 'The Arabian Horse', 'French Horse-Breeding', 'The Thoroughbred', 'British Stock', 'Robert Bakewell', 'Influence of Bakewell's Work', 'Dates of Founding of the Breeds', 'European Stocks in America', 'The American Trotter', 'Draft Horses from Europe', 'Coach Horses', etcetera. We are proud to be republishing this volume now complete with a new introduction on farming.
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|Size: ||4.9 MB|
|Publisher: ||Kraus Press|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9781473354036 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|