The rabbit husbandry, health and production
Table of contents
H. de Rochambeau
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The rabbit; husbandry, health and production.
(FAO Animal Production and Health Series, no. 21)
2. Animal breeding.
3. Animal diseases.
4. Animal production.
I. Courdet, P.
II. Rouvier, R.
III. de Rochambeau, H.,
FAO code: 20 AGRIS: L01 L10 L73 1986 ISBN 925-101253-9
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1. World production and trade
Rabbit meat quality
2. Nutrition and feeding
Anatomy and physiology
Types of feed
Anatomy of the genitals
Male reproduction physiology
Reproduction and environment
Rates of reproduction
4. Genetics and selection
Genetics of rabbit breeds and populations
Coat colour and hair structure
Groups of breeds by adult size and origin
Local populations and strains
Genes and the environment
Genetic improvement: selection and crossing
Appearance and development of diseases
Diseases and disorders associated with reproduction
6. Housing and equipment
Uses for waste
7. Rabbitry management
The production cycle
Organizing a rabbitry
8. Production of rabbit skins and angora wool
9. Rabbit breeding and rural development
The mexican "family packages" programme
The DGAEM: an action agency
A development programme using rabbits