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Keeping chickens in confinement

D. C. Kennard

Keeping chickens in confinement

by D. C. Kennard

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Published by Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station in Wooster, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poultry -- Housing

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title

    StatementD.C. Kennard and R.M. Bethke
    SeriesBulletin / Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station -- no. 437, Bulletin (Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station) -- no. 437
    ContributionsBethke, R. M. 1896-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination22 p. :
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15248858M

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