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Inventory number: 979628
2014. 26cm. Pp.232. Softbound.Developed from the very successful Norwegian book 'Den Store Kaninboka' ("The Big Book of Rabbits") this English language edition covers all aspects of rabbit behaviour, welfare, health and husbandry, with updated and expanded content also relevant for veterinarians.The focus is on explaining normal behaviour as a basis for describing optimal welfare, with an emphasis on rabbits in the domestic setting.Information regarding wild and laboratory rabbits is also included to show how behaviours such as socialisation, learning and communication ... View more info
By: Cooke, Brian D
Inventory number: 979637
2014. 26cm. Pp.222. Photos, figures, bibliography, index. Softbound.This book provides up-to-date information on recent advances in areas ranging from virus structure and disease mechanics through to the sociological implications of using biological control agents and the benefits to the economy and biodiversity. It is a compelling read for wildlife disease researchers, wildlife managers, rabbit biologists, people working in the public health and education sectors, and landholders and farmers with experience or interest in RHD. View more info
Inventory number: 978993
2010. 26cm. Pp.336. Hardbound.Rabbit production systems are important providers of meat in many parts of the world due to the species' many advantages, including rapid growth rate and good reproductive performance. They also provide angora wool, and are popular as companion animals. Bringing together international expertise in rabbit production, topics covered in this authoritative volume include digestive physiology, feed formulation and product quality as well as new contributions on innovative feeding strategies, new methods for feed processing, feed management around weaning and th... View more info
Inventory number: 978889
25cm. Pp.226. 26 colour photos, 54 diagrams, 59 tables. Paperback.New revised edition, the standard reference. Presents an introduction and background to trade and production and discusses rabbit meat quality. Covers nutrition, feeding, reproduction, genetics, selection, pathology, housing, equipment, rabbitry management, the production of skins & hair for textiles, and rabbit breeding and rural development. Extensively referenced. View more info
Inventory number: 978889E
25cm. Pp.226. 26 colour photos, 54 diagrams, 59 tables. Binding : ebook.New revised edition, the standard reference. Presents an introduction and background to trade and production and discusses rabbit meat quality. Covers nutrition, feeding, reproduction, genetics, selection, pathology, housing, equipment, rabbitry management, the production of skins & hair for textiles, and rabbit breeding and rural development. Extensively referenced.ebook, 14.82KB ; system requirements Acrobat 7 or above, Windows XP or above. View more info
Inventory number: 979526
2013. 26cm. Pp.296. Paperback.This is a fully updated edition of a highly successful book about the production of farmed rabbits (originally published by Interstate in 2000). The book concerns rabbits bred for meat and fur, but also has plenty of information on pet rabbits and show rabbits. Beginning with an introduction to the field of rabbit production around the world and some basic breed and equipment information, further topics then covered include rabbit diseases, feeding, reproduction, behaviour, welfare, genetics, showing, rabbit production in developing countries, fur and meat... View more info