Dairy cows by Henderson, Kathy

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Published by Childrens Press in Chicago .

Written in English

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  • Dairy farming -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Dairy cattle.,
  • Cows.,
  • Dairying.,
  • Milk.

About the Edition

Describes the physical characteristics and life cycle of dairy cows, how milk is made, the use of milking machines, and the processing of raw milk at the dairy plant.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Statementby Kathy Henderson.
SeriesA New true book
LC ClassificationsSF208 .H46 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination45 p. :
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2035044M
ISBN 100516011529
LC Control Number88011123

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