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Managing small-acreage horse farms

Managing small-acreage horse farms

for green pastures, clean water, and healthy horses

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Published by Oregon State University Extension Service in [Corvallis, Or.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Horse farms -- Oregon -- Management.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGreen pastures, clean water, and healthy horses.
    StatementGarry Stephenson ... [et al.].
    SeriesEC / Oregon State University Extension Service -- 1558., Extension circular (Oregon State University. Extension Service) -- 1558.
    ContributionsStephenson, Garry Owen., Oregon State University. Extension Service.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23, [1] p. :
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16102622M

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