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The A. B. C. of breeding poultry for exhibition, egg production and table purposes by William Powell-Owen

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Published by Poultry Press in London .
Written in English


  • Poultry -- Breeding

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Pagination71 p.
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24169008M

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