Mason's World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties, now in its sixth edition, has a long history as a reliable
and authoritative source of key livestock breed information. Intended as a list of livestock names and synonyms for breeds,
groups, types and varieties worldwide, the dictionary aims to include all names found in the literature, 'defining' each breed
or type with a brief indication of identifying characteristics, uses and source of origin. Expanded into a new edition, this
established and trusted resource: Extends coverage to include yak and camelids in addition to the existing cattle, sheep,
pigs, goats, horses, asses and water buffalo.Features well over 10,000 entries and cross-references on breeds, sub-breeds,
types, varieties, strains and lines of species.Covers newly created and now-recognised local breeds documented over the past
two decades. An important updated work, Mason's Dictionary forms a useful reference for livestock breeders and academics interested
in breeds, as well as national and international organizations with interests in livestock.
This book forms a useful
reference for livestock breeders and academics interested in breeds, as well as national and international organizations with
interests in livestock.