Recommended Washington swine production practices. by Joe B. Johnson

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Published by Cooperative Extension Service, College of Agriculture, Washington State University in Pullman .

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SeriesExtension mimeo -- 2345., Extension mimeo (Washington State University. Cooperative Extension) -- 2345.
ContributionsWashington State University. Cooperative Extension Service.
The Physical Object
Pagination6 p.
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Open LibraryOL17612724M
OCLC/WorldCa41826338

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