How to Raise Cattle

How to Raise Cattle

Everything You Need to Know

Book - 2007
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A few head of cattle or a large herd, a small farm or vast ranch, dairy cows or beef: Whatever your circumstances or objective, if you want to raise cattle, this book tells you all you need to know. A primer for the new farmer and a refresher for the veteran,How to Raise Cattle guides readers through beef and dairy operations from beginning to end--from choosing the right breed to providing proper feed and shelter, and from the concerns of health care to the finer points of breeding and marketing.

Clearly written and illustrated with helpful examples, the book covers beef and dairy enterprises large and small, conventional and organic. It will prove the essential resource for todays cattle farmer.



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Wisconsin cattle farmer Hasheider presents an illustrated guide to cattle farming. Following introductory materials (including a brief history of humans and cattle), he present chapters on facilities for beef, fencing, beef cattle breeds, beef production systems, stocking guidelines and start-up economics for beef operations, beef cattle feeding, beef cattle reproduction, manure handling, beef cattle husbandry, marketing the meat, dairy facilities and basic considerations, dairy cattle breeds, dairy cow care, exit strategies, rural living, and help and advice resources. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Mbi Pub Co

A few head of cattle or a large herd, a small farm or vast ranch, dairy cows or beef: Whatever your circumstances or objective, if you want to raise cattle, this book tells you all you need to know. A primer for the new farmer and a refresher for the veteran, How to Raise Cattle guides readers through beef and dairy operations from beginning to end--from choosing the right breed to providing proper feed and shelter, and from the concerns of health care to the finer points of breeding and marketing.

Clearly written and illustrated with helpful examples, the book covers beef and dairy enterprises large and small, conventional and organic. It will prove the essential resource for todays cattle farmer.


Everything you need to know to raise cattle—for dairy or beef, on a large scale or small, organically or conventionally—from breeding to marketing.



Publisher: St. Paul : Voyageur Press, 2007
ISBN: 9780760328026
0760328021
Characteristics: 191 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm

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