Livestock Books

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    Small Animals Magazine

    A quarterly magazine for vets about small & new companion animals. Praxis Veterinaria - Companion Animals is intended to be a rigorous instrument aimed at informing vets and updating veterinary knowledge, with a particular interest in the continuous evolution of the modern veterinary science. Thanks to Bayer s.p.a. support, the magazine is ...

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    Professione Avicunicoltore

    Professione Avicunicoltore is a technical bimonthly magazine for poultry and rabbit breeders. It focuses on nutrition, genetics, management and technologies, analyzed in the light of feed and food ...

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    Veterinary Companion Animals Monthly Magazine

    The veterinary monthly magazine Summa is made up by two magazines, one of which is completely devoted to pets. ...

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    Veterinary Livestock Monthly Magazine

    The veterinary monthly magazine Summa is made up by two magazines, one of which is completely devoted to livestock. Thanks to its captivating graphic layout and to a stronger collaboration with French, English and Italian authors, Summa is able to give vets the most up-to-date scientific information in order to meet the needs of a profession ...

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    Argomenti

    Argomenti S.I.Ve.M.P is the official body of the Italian Union of State Veterinarians, which includes all the directors of the National Veterinary Service. This quarterly magazine, with a peculiar graphic approach, is published in 5000 copies and sent to all the Union followers, to the health, political and administrative Authorities, to ...

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    Professione Allevatore

    Professione Allevatore is a technical fortnightly magazine for cow breeders. Its targets are milk and beef production, with focus on nutrition, genetics, management and technologies. Buffalo, goat and sheep management is also analyzed in the light of feed and ...

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    Professione Suinicoltore

    Professione Suinicoltore is a technical monthly magazine for pig breeders. It focuses on nutrition, genetics, management and technologies, also analyzed in the light of  feed and food ...

  • Hydroponic Tomato Production Schedule

    Sticking to this feeding schedule will ensure your hydroponic tomatoes grow optimally and to their full genetic ...

  • The Last Days of the Rainbelt

    Out on the Colorado plains, you can still take old U.S. Highway 40 east of Denver. The lonely two-lane road leaves the Front Range and the famous Colorado high country far behind. Before you hit the Kansas line, you'll encounter vast grass-covered prairies, occasional cattle, patches of irrigated land, and a procession of little wind-blown towns ...

  • Tackling Egypt’s rising food insecurity in a time of transition

    Owing to a succession of crises and worsening poverty, food security in Egypt started to deteriorate as early as 2005. These crises included the avian influenza epidemic in 2006; the food, fuel, and financial crises of 2007–2009; a further rallying of global food prices starting in late 2010; and the challenging macroeconomic context that ...

  • Advanced Oil Crop Biorefineries

    In Europe, the main oil-rich crops are sunflower, rapeseed and olive which are grown primarily for food. This book discusses how to convert this whole crop into energy (fuels, power and heat), food and bioproducts (chemicals and/or materials), whilst making optimal use of the by-products generated during farming/harvesting, primary processing (oil ...

  • Adding values to livestock diversity. Marketing to promote local breeds and improve livelihoods

    FAO Animal Production and Health Papers # 168Many local livestock breeds and minor species are in decline and may be lost because they cannot compete with high-yielding exotic breeds. Conserving these breeds is important: many have unique traits, such as hardiness and disease resistance, that are vital for future livestock production. One way to ...

  • State of Food and Agriculture 2009: Livestock in the balance

    The livestock sector is transforming rapidly in response to shifts in the global economy and changing societal expectations. Society expects the livestock sector to provide safe and plentiful food and fibre for growing urban populations, livelihoods for more than a billion poor producers and traders as well as global public goods related to food ...

  • Report of the Steering Committee Meeting to Prepare for the second Regional Intergovernmental Meeting on the Establishment of a Central Asian and Cau

    The meeting initiated the drafting work on the substantive issues of the agreement and decided on the next steps including a timeline to confirm the commitment to a cooperative arrangement and the choice on the option for the regional cooperative arrangement in order to prepare for the second Regional Intergovernmental Meeting on the Establishment ...

  • Milk for health and wealth

    Smallholder dairying offers high returns to land and labour, a source of regular income, gives women an opportunity to become economically active, encourages cooperation between smallholders and transfers capital from urban centres to rural areas through the trade of milk: a low risk and low cost activity that has the potential to reduce poverty ...

  • Epidemiological surveillance in animal health

    This book is the result of collaboration among epidemiological surveillance specialists at all the operational echelons of an epidemiological surveillance network: organisation, training, data management and evaluation. The coordinators of various networks contributed their valuable experience to this practical guide. Part one provides readers ...

  • Livestock keepers. Guardians of biodiversity

    FAO Animal Production and Health Papers # 167Smallholder farmers and pastoralists fulfill an invaluable yet undervalued role in conserving biodiversity. They act as guardians of locally adapted livestock breeds that can make use of even marginal environments under tough climatic conditions and therefore are a crucial resource for food security. ...

  • State of Food and Agriculture 2009. Towards a responsible livestock future (Russian version)

    The livestock sector is transforming rapidly in response to shifts in the global economy and changing societal expectations. Society expects the livestock sector to provide safe and plentiful food and fibre for growing urban populations, livelihoods for more than a billion poor producers and traders as well as global public goods related to food ...

  • Preparing for highly pathogenic avian influenza - revised edition

    FAO Animal Production and Health Manuals # 3Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) represents a threat to poultry industries worldwide and to people's livelihoods, and a potential threat to human health. The international community has a vested interest in minimizing the spread of this disease. Countries may be under threat of introduction of ...

  • Evolving structure of world agricultural trade, (The). Implications for trade policy and trade agreements

     The objective of this book is to highlight and analyze several factors impinging on future agricultural trade developments. These factors include rapidly changing food demand patterns arising from economic growth and associated urbanisation; the level and nature of support and protection provided to agriculture in both developed and developing ...

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