Sampling. Main challenges in poultry farming
This book describes the ideal protocols for the collection of samples from live animals and of environmental samples from the facilities, and addresses important aspects of sample collection. It also provides information about the samples of choice for the diagnosis of the most common diseases in comnosis of the most common diseases in commercial poultry flocks.
- Cristina Gómez
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- 17 x 11 cm
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