Keep poultry diseases away by United States. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

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Published by USDA, APHIS in Riverdale, MD?] .

Written in English

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  • Poultry,
  • Diseases,
  • Prevention

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StatementUnited States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
SeriesProgram aid -- no. 1963, Program aid (United States. Department of Agriculture) -- no. 1963.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 folded sheet :
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Open LibraryOL26442404M

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