Material relating to R. Macgregor, being 'The domestic buffalo'
Scope and Contents
It contains chapters on zoological classification, anatomy and physiology, buffalo farming, and diseases. There are c.23 black and white photographs pasted in.
The paper is stamped on the front cover with: Commonwealth Bureau / of / Animal Breeding and Genetics / Edinburgh
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Biographical / Historical
In the 1930s, Macgregor had been writing on the local domestic buffalo - animals which were domesticated essentially for use on uncared for pasture. The buffalo were of two distinct species, or types, one for use on dry ground and the other for use in swamps.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Material relating to R. Macgregor (fl. 1938), of the Veterinary Office, Raub, Pahang, in the then Federated Malay States
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