Articles | Volume 58, issue 2
Arch. Anim. Breed., 58, 287–292, 2015
Arch. Anim. Breed., 58, 287–292, 2015

Original study 28 Jul 2015

Original study | 28 Jul 2015

Performance of electronic and visual ear tags in lambs under extensive conditions in Turkey

F. Karakus et al.

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