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management of breeding sheep in Australia

G. R. Moule

management of breeding sheep in Australia

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Published by University of Sydney, thePost-Graduate Foundation in Veterinary Science in Sydney, New South Wales .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sheep -- Breeding.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementG.R. Moule.
    SeriesVeterinary review -- no. 6
    ContributionsUniversity of Sydney. Post Graduate Foundation in Veterinary Science.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination50p. ;
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21187205M

    The Australian Stud Sheep Breeders Association Ltd has the following objectives: The encouragement of the breeding and improvement of the British and other breeds of sheep in Australia and the maintenance of the purity and type of each of such breeds. The compilation and publication of a Flock Book as evidence of the Flock Register on which.


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