Rabbit Production

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This new edition of Rabbit Production has been fully updated throughout. Mainly concerning rabbits bred for meat and fur, it also contains practical information on pet rabbits, show rabbits and rabbits used as laboratory animals. Core topics are covered, including rabbit genetics, reproduction, health and diseases, behavior, welfare, fur and meat production, rabbit production in developing countries, slaughter and the marketing of rabbit products. Current areas of interest such as animal welfare and coat color genetics are expanded in the new edition.

An important resource for all those involved in rabbit production, this book is also vital reading for students and researchers of animal science and meat production, as well as the keen amateur rabbit enthusiast.
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About the author

James I. McNitt is at the Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center.

Steven D. Lukefahr teaches at Texas A & M University.

P. R. Cheeke has conducted rabbit nutrition research since 1969 and has published extensively in this area. In 1985 he was awarded the prestigious Mignini International Award for excellence in rabbit research.

Nephi M. Patton formerly of Oregon State University.

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Publisher
CABI
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Published on
Dec 31, 2013
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Pages
300
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ISBN
9781780640129
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Language
English
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Genres
Science / Life Sciences / Anatomy & Physiology
Technology & Engineering / Agriculture / Animal Husbandry
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