Potential of animal traction
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CTA. 1996. Potential of animal traction . Spore 66. CTA, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
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Guidelines for design production and testing animal-drawn carts by R A Dennis 1996 187pp price UKL 14.95 ISBN 1 85339 338 X IT Publications, 103/105 Southampton Row, London WC1B 4HH, UK
Intermediate technology Potential of animal traction Access to effective means of transport is an essential ingredient for the economic and social development of rural people, particularly farmers. Low-cost animal-based transport is especially appropriate in rural areas where draught animals are already widely used in farming. There is therefore, considerable potential for promoting the greater use of animal-drawn carts in many parts of the world. Guidelines for design, production and testing of animal-drawn carts looks at ail aspects of design and production and provides full details of the construction of a details of the construction of a range of ox and donkey carts including means of improving their quality, supply and use. The book also deals with wheels and axles, and the harnessing of oxen and donkeys, and gives information on design standards, materials, costs and credit. Guidelines for design production and testing animal drawn carts by R A Dennis 1996 187pp price UKL 14.95 ISBN 1 85339 338 X IT Publications, 103/105 Southampton Row, London WC1B 4HH, UK