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Published by Cooperative Extension, College of Agriculture, Washington State University in Pullman, Wash .
Written in English


  • Swine -- Washington (State)

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Edition Notes

SeriesEB -- 0835., Extension bulletin (Washington State University. Cooperative Extension) -- 835.
ContributionsWashington State University. Cooperative Extension., United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17617559M

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