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An exploration of astrology moves beyond the traditional 12 divisions of the zodiac and reveals the 36 secret categories essential for successful future planning

Understanding voluntary feed intake of pigs enables the precise formulation of pig feeds, ensuring the ingestion of sufficient but not excessive amounts of nutrients to optimise performance. This reference textbook, based on scientific results covers all aspects of feed intake in pigs. It contains up-to-date reviews by renowned scientific experts on different aspects affecting voluntary feed intake and diet selection in pigs. Different physiological... more...

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The objective of this book is to provide a scientifically-based outline for how to evaluate the welfare of pigs at a farm level. Attention is focused on the assessment of the validation of the inferred indicators and parameters, and the validity, reliability and the feasibility of the measuring methods. The book includes mainly animal-based parameters, although other environmentally-based and management-based parameters are also described. These issues... more...

This best-selling handbook is packed with detailed information on housing, feeding, and fencing dairy goats. It’s been the trusted resource on the topic for farmers and homesteaders since it was originally published in 1975, and the new edition — completely updated and redesigned — makes Storey’s Guide to Raising Dairy Goats more comprehensive and accessible than ever. In-depth sections explain every aspect of milking, including... more...


In American history, animals are everywhere. They are a ubiquitous presence in myriad historical, literary, biographical, scientific and other documents and narratives of the American past - a past that, just like the present, was characterized by a multiplicity of relations between humans and other animals, ranging from intimate co-existence to outright violence. While such quintessentially 'American' species as the bison, mustang or grizzly continue... more...

Do you ever wonder if there's a soul link between you and your pet? What if they could talk? What would they say? Do you ever pray that when your pet dies it isn't the end for them and that one day, somehow, you'll see them again? Do you believe that your pets go to heaven? In this book Jenny Smedley explores the many spiritual aspects of animals, with tips on how to achieve closer communication with your pet, stories of pets that have returned after... more...

Dogs and cats are more than just pets – they have a special reason for being in our lives, one more powerful than many people realize. You’ve probably heard of pets who warned their owners of danger just in time, or who protected them from harm. Of dogs who visit their owners’ graves and cats who visit from the afterlife to bring comfort. Or of pets who have somehow brought healing – even displayed... more...

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the... more...

When disasters strike, people are not the only victims. Hurricane Katrina raised public attention about how disasters affect dogs, cats, and other animals considered members of the human family. In this short but powerful book, noted sociologist Leslie Irvine goes beyond Katrina to examine how disasters like oil spills, fires, and other calamities affect various animal populations—on factory farms, in research... more...