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  • Raising dairy replacements by Patrick C. Hoffman, Rhonda Plourd

    By Patrick C. Hoffman, Rhonda Plourd

    Sixty colourful tables and greater than eighty full-color pictures plus considerable charts, graphs, and distinct drawings fill this transparent consultant. Written via specialists at 4 significant agricultural universities, elevating Dairy Replacements explains: Fetal calf improvement and beginning, together with supply. Calf healthiness, feeding, housing, and common administration. Heifer improvement, well-being, meals, copy, atmosphere, housing, and common administration. Prevention and remedy of mastitis. Markers within the published booklet direct readers to the CD for additional info. The significant other CD incorporates a searchable PDF model of the e-book plus extra images and tables; Heifer Suite software program (Windows 2000, NT, XP®) from revenue resource, a pace-setter in digital dairy administration instruments; and Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0®. Heifer Suite contains "Ration price Analyzer" (to calculate fee and nutrient content material of substitute heifer diets), "Heifer ProQWIK Chart" (to evaluate progress with criteria, progress cost inside a pen, and administration variables), and "Raising expense Evaluator" (to calculate the price of elevating calves or heifers and to behavior person cost-of-production research)

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  • Pet Loss and Human Emotion: A Guide to Recovery by Cheri Barton Ross

    By Cheri Barton Ross

    First, this ebook is dear. it's paperback and extremely short. The Amazon blurb gives the look it's scholarly; and that is the worst factor approximately it, since it is trite past belief.

    It's simply a set of truisms approximately puppy loss that the main unlearned baby will be capable of show, and the unimpassioned caliber of the writing makes it very tricky to think the writer (or authors; i am nonetheless now not transparent what number of people have been concerned with the paintings) have been pioneers of their zone within the box of puppy grief counseling.

    I back the booklet and requested for my a reimbursement, and that i have not performed that with one other e-book from Amazon.

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  • Minding Animals: Awareness, Emotions, and Heart by Marc Bekoff

    By Marc Bekoff

    Pondering bees, ice-skating buffaloes, dreaming rats, chuffed foxes, ecstatic elephants, despondent dolphins--in Minding Animals, Marc Bekoff takes us on a thrilling travel of the emotional and psychological global of animals, the place we meet creatures who do outstanding issues and whose lives are choked with mysteries. Following within the footsteps of Konrad Lorenz and Niko Tinbergen, Bekoff has spent the final 30 years learning animals of each stripe--from coyotes in Wyoming to penguins in Antarctica. He attracts in this titanic adventure, in addition to at the observations of different naturalists, to supply readers attention-grabbing tales of animal habit, together with grooming and gossip, self-medication, feeding styles, dreaming, dominance, and mating habit. lots of those tales are really incredible--chimpanzees medicating themselves with natural treatments, elephants basically mourning a lifeless team member--but this isn't easily a catalog of fantastic animal stories, for Bekoff additionally sheds mild on a few of the extra severe matters surrounding animals. He deals a thought-provoking examine animal cognition, intelligence, and recognition and he provides bright examples of animal passions, highlighting the deep emotional lives of our animal kinfolk. All this serves as heritage for his considerate conclusions approximately humility and animal security and animal health and wellbeing, the place he urges a brand new paradigm of appreciate, grace, compassion, and love for all animals. Marc Bekoff has long gone deep into the minds, hearts, spirits, and souls of animals, giving him profound perception into their lives, and no small perception into ours. Minding Animals is a vital contribution to our realizing of animal attention, an important paintings that would be a needs to learn for a person who loves nature.

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  • A Street Cat Named Bob: How One Man and His Cat Found Hope by James Bowen

    By James Bowen

    Whilst James Bowen chanced on an injured, ginger road cat curled up within the hallway of his sheltered lodging, he had no concept simply how a lot his existence used to be approximately to alter. James used to be dwelling hand to mouth at the streets of London and the very last thing he wanted used to be a puppy. but James could not face up to aiding the strikingly clever feline, whom he quick christened Bob. He slowly nursed Bob again to health and wellbeing after which despatched the cat on his method, imagining he could by no means see him back. yet Bob had different rules. quickly the 2 have been inseparable and their various, comedian and sometimes harmful adventures may rework either their lives, slowly therapeutic the scars of every other's afflicted pasts. A highway Cat Named Bob is a relocating and uplifting tale that may contact the guts of someone who reads it.

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  • Guide to the Healthy Aquarium (Fishkeeper's Guides) by Dr. Neville Carrington

    By Dr. Neville Carrington

    To create and continue a fit aquarium is the aspiration of all fish keepers. yet why do difficulties have an effect on a few aquariums and never others? it truly is attainable to accomplish that elusive traditional stability? the following, eventually, is a transparent creation to the spectrum of topics contain, from the standard of water to the newest treatments for ailment.

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  • 51 Puppy Tricks. Step-by-Step Activities to Engage, by Kyra Sundance

    By Kyra Sundance

    51 dog methods provides dog proprietors the instruments they should educate behaviors and tips to their dog via step by step directions and images. so much different dog education books concentrate on curtailing undesirable habit. a few have education, yet simply the main simple tips. Kyra's curriculum differs from that of one zero one puppy methods in that the directions are geared for the fewer mature puppy. younger pups usually are not but well-tuned to people, and reply greater to a clicker than to a voice. additionally, younger pups have so few abilities that everybody advantages from a method referred to as "shaping" which breaks a habit into minute steps for less complicated studying. And, after all, pups obtain additional light care once we educate, centred extra on instilling a love of studying and a communique pathway instead of attaining the target habit.

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  • ABC Practical Guide to Dog Training by Steven Appelbaum

    By Steven Appelbaum

    With the proliferation of titles available in the market this present day, why one other ebook on puppy puppy training?Because most of them sound fantastic, yet do not work! And the canines being educated frequently increase difficulties for this reason.  Frustrated puppy vendors are searhing for sensible, humane solutions -- that offer results.The skilled process inside the ABC functional education consultant has confirmed itself with over 40,000 puppy vendors around the usa and Canada who've came upon their solutions "as easy as ABC."

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