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Humane livestock handling by Temple Grandin

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Published by Storey Pub. in North Adams, MA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Livestock -- Handling -- United States,
  • Livestock -- Behavior,
  • Livestock -- Housing -- United States -- Design and construction,
  • Animal welfare

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Temple Grandin and Mark Deesing.
ContributionsDeesing, Mark.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV4757 .G73 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19968593M
ISBN 109781603420280
LC Control Number2008018030

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