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Published by College of Agriculture, University of California in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Rabbits

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementH.M. Butterfield and W.E. Lloyd
SeriesCalifornia Agricultural Extension Service. Circular -- 9, Circular (University of California Agricultural Extension Service) -- 9.
ContributionsLloyd, W. E. (Wylie Everette), b. 1881
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Pagination56 p. :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24997575M

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