New in The Tropical Agriculturalist series 
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CTA. 1998. New in The Tropical Agriculturalist series . Spore 74. CTA, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
Permanent link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10568/49060
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Donkeys, by D. Fielding and P. Krause, CTA/Macmillan co-publication 1998, 120 pp., ISBN 0-333-62750-4, 10 credit points. (The Tropical Agriculturalist)
New in The Tropical Agriculturalist series Almost all of the world's 40 million donkeys are to be found in less developed countries, where they serve a variety of purposes, as pack animals, for draft work and riding. Donkeys, by D. Fielding and P. Krause, is a guide for anyone involved in using or breeding these animals. Besides giving details of donkey physiology, nutrition, health and husbandry, this book provides practical information on the use of donkeys as work animals, including training and harnessing aspects and descriptions of the equipment needed for transport and cultivation purposes. There is also a chapter on the infertile offspring of the donkey and the horse: the mule and the hinny. CTA/Macmillan co-publication 1998, 120 pp., ISBN 0-333-62750-4, 10 credit points.