Rabbit Production

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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, ...

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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781845939441
  • Publisher: CABI
  • Publication date: 11/28/2011
  • Edition description: Eighth Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 500
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Peter Robert Cheeke is Professor Emeritus, Oregon State University.

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

Nephi M. Patton formerly of Oregon State University.

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

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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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