Sheep and goat lice
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Sheep and goat lice methods of control and eradication by Marion Imes

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Published by U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Sheep lice,
  • Goat lice

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Edition Notes

Statementby Marion Imes
SeriesLeaflet / United States. Dept. of Agriculture -- no. 13, Leaflet (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 13.
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25528782M

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