Electric incubation and brooding by H. L. Garver

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Published by State College of Washington, Agricultural Experiment Station in Pullman, Wash .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Eggs -- Incubation,
  • Incubators

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Statementby Harry L. Garver and J.S. Carver.
SeriesBulletin / State College of Washington. Agricultural Experiment Station -- no. 231., Bulletin (State College of Washington. Agricultural Experiment Station) -- no. 231.
ContributionsCarver, John S.
The Physical Object
Pagination38 p. :
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17518996M
OCLC/WorldCa19466505

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