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Published by Extension Service, Oregon State University in Corvallis, Or .
Written in English


  • Manure handling.,
  • Farm manure.,
  • Livestock -- Housing -- Waste disposal.

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Statement[prepared by James A. Moore, and Ted L. Willrich].
SeriesFS / Oregon State University Extension Service -- 281., Fact sheet (Oregon State University. Extension Service) -- 281.
ContributionsWillrich, Ted L., Oregon State University. Extension Service.
The Physical Object
Pagination[2] p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16090123M

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