Essentials of Animal Breeding

One of 1,872 pamphlets in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

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"This bulletin is written in simple language for the man who breeds farm animals, who wants to learn the rudiments of the science of breeding, and how to apply them in practice. It sets forth some of the known facts regarding the operation of the forces of heredity." -- p. 2. Topics include gestation periods, incubation for birds, fertility, Mendel's law of prepotency, selection, inbreeding, purity and pedigree, and livestock improvement techniques.

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38 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Rommel, George M. (George McCullough) 1920.

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"This bulletin is written in simple language for the man who breeds farm animals, who wants to learn the rudiments of the science of breeding, and how to apply them in practice. It sets forth some of the known facts regarding the operation of the forces of heredity." -- p. 2. Topics include gestation periods, incubation for birds, fertility, Mendel's law of prepotency, selection, inbreeding, purity and pedigree, and livestock improvement techniques.

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38 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Issued November 1920.

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Rommel, George M. (George McCullough). Essentials of Animal Breeding, pamphlet, 1920; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86029/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.