TITLE

New proofs show yield and fertility

AUTHOR(S)
Buss, Jessica
PUB. DATE
September 2002
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;9/13/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 11, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on a fertility index that features the milk yield and fertility of dairy cattle in Great Britain.
ACCESSION #
8958136

 

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