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Published by Maine Agricultural Experiment Station in Orono .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Breeding,
  • Livestock

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[by Raymond Pearl]
SeriesBulletin / Maine Agricultural Experiment Station -- 258
The Physical Object
Pagination28 p. ;
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25618861M
OCLC/WorldCa20141555

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