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Handbook / Manual

Series: Tropical Agriculturalist Series

By: Denis Fielding

112 pages, 6 b/w photos, 38 b/w illustrations


Paperback | Apr 1991 | #196278 | ISBN: 0333523113
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NHBS Price: £10.40 $13/€12 approx

About this book

Covers the characteristics and requirements of this livestock group, and how to raise and produce rabbits in a variety of tropical zones and farming systems. Breeds, breeding, health, nutrition, housing, slaughtering and processing of meat and skins are all included.


- Rabbits as sources of food, income and furs
- environmental physiology
- nutritional physiology
- reproductive physiology
- the wild rabbit and domestication
- housing and equipment
- feeds and feeding
- production cycle
- husbandry skills
- genetic improvement
- health and disease
- killing and marketing
- extension and promotion

Appendices: Breeds; a buck record card

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