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Ostrich: Biology, Production and Health (Hardback)
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Ostrich: Biology, Production and Health (Hardback)

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Hardback 360 Pages / Published: 01/08/1999
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The ostrich is a relatively new agricultural animal in many parts of the world and even in South Africa it was domesticated only a little over a century ago. Recently however there has been a huge growth in interest in ostrich farming, and production of ostriches for low-fat meat and leather is now a reality in many parts of the world. This book is the first comprehensive volume to review the world scientific literature on ostrich biology, production and health:Written by leading authors from South Africa, Europe, Israel and the USA Deals with the ostrich in farmed and natural environmentsEssential reading for those interested in avian and poultry science

Publisher: CABI Publishing
ISBN: 9780851993508
Number of pages: 360
Weight: 844 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 25 mm


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"Specialists from academia and industry in many countries on several continents provide a broad reference summarizing what is generally known about raising and keeping the big birds, and pointing out what is not known yet. They cover anatomy, physiology, behavior in natural and captive environments,
basic concepts and recent developments in digestion and nutrition, reproduction, factors affecting the success of commercial incubation, rearing environments from around the world, welfare, slaughter and products, breeding and genetics, veterinary problems, and health management and veterinary
procedures."--SciTech Book News


"Specialists from academia and industry in many countries on several continents provide a broad reference summarizing what is generally known about raising and keeping the big birds, and pointing out what is not known yet. They cover anatomy, physiology, behavior in natural and captive environments,
basic concepts and recent developments in digestion and nutrition, reproduction, factors affecting the success of commercial incubation, rearing environments from around the world, welfare, slaughter and products, breeding and genetics, veterinary problems, and health management and veterinary
procedures."--SciTech Book News

"Specialists from academia and industry in many countries on several continents provide a broad reference summarizing what is generally known about raising and keeping the big birds, and pointing out what is not known yet. They cover anatomy, physiology, behavior in natural and captive environments, basic concepts and recent developments in digestion and nutrition, reproduction, factors affecting the success of commercial incubation, rearing environments from around the world, welfare, slaughter and products, breeding and genetics, veterinary problems, and health management and veterinary procedures."--SciTech Book News


"Specialists from academia and industry in many countries on several continents provide a broad reference summarizing what is generally known about raising and keeping the big birds, and pointing out what is not known yet. They cover anatomy, physiology, behavior in natural and captive environments, basic concepts and recent developments in digestion and nutrition, reproduction, factors affecting the success of commercial incubation, rearing environments from around the world, welfare, slaughter and products, breeding and genetics, veterinary problems, and health management and veterinary procedures."--SciTech Book News


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