Advanced-Registry testing of dairy cows by F. W. Woll

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Published by University of California, College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station in Berkeley, Calif .

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Other titlesAdvanced Registry testing of dairy cows
Statementby F.W. Woll and Paul I. Dougherty
SeriesCircular / University of California, College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station -- no. 218, Circular (California Agricultural Experiment Station) -- 218.
ContributionsDougherty, Paul I.
The Physical Object
Pagination15 p. :
Number of Pages15
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Open LibraryOL25240508M

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