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Animal breeding in the British empire

F. Fraser Darling

Animal breeding in the British empire

a survey of research and experiment

by F. Fraser Darling

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Published by Oliver and Boyd in Edinburgh [etc.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Livestock -- Great Britain.,
    • Domestic animals -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Fraser Darling ...
      ContributionsConmmonwealth Bureau of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Edinburgh.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSF53 .D3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination47 p.
      Number of Pages47
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL236729M
      LC Control Numberagr34000374
      OCLC/WorldCa6427339

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Animal breeding in the British empire by F. Fraser Darling Download PDF EPUB FB2

THIS communication surveys research in animal breeding in the British Empire and mentions particular types of husbandry practised because of different economic and environmental conditions. Throughout, the necessity for the ecological method of approaching breeding problems in new countries is stressed.

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Harriet Ritvo here gives us a vivid picture of how animals figured in English thinking during the nineteenth century and, by extension, how they served as metaphors. history of animal breeding What is BREEDING: the producing of plants and animals, esp. for the purpose of developing new or better types is known as breeding.

Importance of breeding: There is a vast scope of breeding mostly in the economic. This is a book about animal breeding.

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Imperial Book Club. In ancient times Celtic agriculture and animal breeding produced a wide variety of foodstuffs for the indigenous Celts and Britons. Anglo-Saxon England developed meat and savoury herb stewing techniques before the practice became common in Norman conquest introduced exotic spices into England in the Middle Ages.

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Woods has established that the subject of stock breeding has a place in the cultural history of the British Empire.”-- American Historical Review “Combining careful exposition with lively anecdotes, Woods has given us a fascinating and sustained discussion of the ideas surrounding livestock breeding as herds and flocks proliferated around.

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The long history of the consideration of domestic animals by English-speaking. David Cameron would have us look back to the days of the British empire with pride.

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