The Domestic Rabbit / Edition 5

The Domestic Rabbit / Edition 5

by J. C. Sandford
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The Domestic Rabbit / Edition 5

This classic work on rabbits by one of Europe's most distinguished experts has been substantially enlarged with four new chapters and has been thoroughly revised to reflect all the changes that have occurred during the past years. Colour pictures of all the breeds are included for the first time. Particular emphasis is placed on the rabbit as a companion animal, on welfare and one the prevention of disease and the maintenance of health. Details of ten new breeds are provided and every chapter has been thoroughly revised and, in many cases, expanded considerably.

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ISBN-13: 9780632038947
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 07/30/1996
Edition description: REV
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 7.02(w) x 9.96(h) x 0.89(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; Acknowledgements; The rabbit - its history and identities; Breeds and varieties; The rabbit fancy - home and abroad; Companion and pet rabbits; Handling and management; Housing and equipment; Nutrition and feeding; Reproduction and breeding; Genetics and improvement; The rabbit and its uses to man; The commercial rabbit industry - home and abroad; The biology of the rabbit; Welfare and the maintenance of good health; Diseases and ailments; Bibliography

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