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Reducing energy costs in dairies a guide to improved profitability. by Great Britain. Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions. Energy Technology Support Unit.

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Published by ETSU in Great Britain .
Written in English


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SeriesGood practice guide -- 209
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Open LibraryOL18101859M

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