Category Archives: Zootechny

Dog breeds in the eighteen century as described in French naturalistic literature

by Hélène Nunes * et C. Degueurce ** *Docteur vétérinaire ** Professeur, Musée Fragonard, Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort, Adel. cdegueurce@vet-alfort.fr The French naturalistic literature of the 18th century was particularly involved in describing the domestic animals. The authors studied all … Continue reading

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François-Hilaire Gilbert and the Treatise on Artificial Grasslands

par Dominique Poulain, Maître de Conférences d’Agronomie et Histoire de l’Agriculture. Laboratoire de Science du Végétal, Agrocampus Rennes, Adel. Dominique.Poulain@agrocampus-rennes.fr Presentation and analysis of the Treatise on Artificial Grasslands by François-Hilaire Gilbert. Historical and agricultural background of its publication, with … Continue reading

Posted in 2007, Bovines, G-L, Modern, People, Sheeps and goats, Zootechny | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Recalling François-Hilaire Gilbert and the rediscovery of his archives

by Pierre Bonnaud, Docteur-Vétérinaire, ancien directeur des Services vétérinaires de Vendée This article dealing with the history of François-Hilaire Gilbert was written by an enthusiast of this young professor of the Alfort Veterinary School, already well-known, but brought back to … Continue reading

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François-Hilaire Gilbert, a veterinary artist portrayed in fifteen manuscripts

by Laurent Garino, Docteur vétérinaire, Adel. l.garino@tiscali.fr This study involves fifteen manuscripts discovered in the François-Hilaire Gilbert Fund and collected by Pierre Bonnaud under the title ‘Pathologies et recherche’. Modern and spiritually reformist, Gilbert tried to achieve rational diagnoses and … Continue reading

Posted in 2007, Contagious diseases and vaccination, G-L, Modern, People, Sheeps and goats, Zootechny | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Alfort Veterinary School and Merino sheep

by Bernard Denis, Professeur honoraire de l’Ecole vétérinaire de Nantes, Président de la Société d’Ethnozootechnie, Adel. denis.brj@wanadoo.fr This article is dedicated to the research work carried out on Merino sheep at the Alfort Veterinary School. These studies aimed at acclimatising … Continue reading

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