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Published by Saunders in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Cattle -- Effect of stress on.,
  • Cattle -- Diseases.

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Edition Notes

Statementguest editor Jimmy L. Howard.
SeriesVeterinary clinics of North America -- Vol. 4, No. 3
ContributionsHoward, Jimmy L.
The Physical Object
Pagination[187p.] ;
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21206883M

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