International Journal of
Livestock Production

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Livest. Prod.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2448
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLP
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 264

Review

Developing a farm audit to address the problems of stock welfare on small holder dairy farms in Asia

J. B. Moran
  • J. B. Moran
  • Profitable Dairy Systems, 24 Wilson St. Kyabram, Victoria 3620 Australia.
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  •  Received: 23 October 2013
  •  Accepted: 04 February 2015
  •  Published: 20 February 2015

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