Rabbit Production / Edition 8

Rabbit Production / Edition 8

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by J. I. McNitt, Steven D. Lukefahr, Nephi M. Patton, Peter R. Cheeke
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813431670

ISBN-13: 9780813431673

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This is a reprint of the highly successful book about the production of farmed rabbits. 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…  See more details below

Overview

This is a reprint of the highly successful book about the production of farmed rabbits. 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, behavior, welfare, genetics, showing, rabbit production in developing countries, fur and meat production, slaughter and the marketing of rabbit products.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813431673
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Edition description:
8TH
Pages:
493

Table of Contents

1) Introduction
2) Rabbit Production Around the World
3) Rabbit Breeds
4) The Rabbitry and its Equipment
5) Rabbit Management
6) Economics and Financial Management
7) Principles of Rabbit Nutrition
8) Feeds and Feeding
9) Toxins in Feeds
10) Rabbit Diseases and Health Problems
11) Rabbit Reproduction
12) Rabbit Behaviour
13) Principles of Rabbit Genetics
14) Breeding Systems
15) Genetic Selection for Herd Improvement
16) Coat Colour Genetics of Rabbits
17) Rabbit Shows
18) Pet Rabbits
19) Animal Welfare
20) Rabbits for Family and Small Farm Development
21) Rabbit Production in Developing Countries
22) Rex Fur Production
23) Angora Wool Production
24) Meat Production
25) Slaughtering and Preparation of Meat Skins
26) Marketing Rabbits and Their Products

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Rabbit Production 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is an interesting detailed work on the production of rabbits, most especiallyu for beginners
Guest More than 1 year ago
The most comprehensive, all-encompassing book on rabbit breeding and raising I've yet to find. A delight to read and a gem for any rabbit owner and/or breeder's personal bookshelves.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is very complete. For the Beginner or Advanced rabbit breeder, it has everything you need to know!